Wang Xiangwei
Wang Xiangwei
Opinion

SCMP Columnist

China Briefing by Wang Xiangwei

A military parade, a fallen rival and an unusual speech: how Xi Jinping won a stronger mandate to lead China

A celebration of the PLA and the probe into Politburo member Sun Zhengcai were very public signs the Chinese president has cemented his authority. A less commented upon meeting may have even deeper implications

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