Communist Party members hold party flags in front of a floral decoration for the upcoming 100th anniversary of the founding of China's ruling Communist Party in Beijing. Photo: AP Photo
Communist Party members hold party flags in front of a floral decoration for the upcoming 100th anniversary of the founding of China's ruling Communist Party in Beijing. Photo: AP Photo

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Communist Party rising stars: China’s seventh-generation leaders who may eventually reach the top

  • Many of these contenders are experienced in specialised fields, including tourism promotion, port management and urban planning
  • Top officials born in the 1960s look set to continue serving under Xi until their retirement rather than having a shot at the top post

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Communist Party members hold party flags in front of a floral decoration for the upcoming 100th anniversary of the founding of China's ruling Communist Party in Beijing. Photo: AP Photo
Communist Party members hold party flags in front of a floral decoration for the upcoming 100th anniversary of the founding of China's ruling Communist Party in Beijing. Photo: AP Photo
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