Illustration: Perry Tse
Illustration: Perry Tse

Who can fill the shoes of China’s Iron Lady Sun Chunlan on Politburo?

  • For two years she has ruled the country’s Covid-19 response with an iron fist, but at 72 the vice-premier is expected to step down at this year’s party congress
  • But with few women climbing the leadership ladder, it is uncertain if Sun’s successor will be female

Illustration: Perry Tse
Illustration: Perry Tse
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