The issue of leadership succession is a looming challenge for the Communist Party. Illustration: Henry Wong The issue of leadership succession is a looming challenge for the Communist Party. Illustration: Henry Wong
The issue of leadership succession is a looming challenge for the Communist Party. Illustration: Henry Wong

As the Communist Party turns 100, Xi Jinping has a problem: who will take over?

  • With no clear successor in sight, Chinese leader is expected to stay in power beyond two terms
  • Next year’s leadership reshuffle will shed light on how he plans to tackle succession

Topic |   China’s Communist Party turns 100
The issue of leadership succession is a looming challenge for the Communist Party. Illustration: Henry Wong The issue of leadership succession is a looming challenge for the Communist Party. Illustration: Henry Wong
The issue of leadership succession is a looming challenge for the Communist Party. Illustration: Henry Wong
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