Wang Xiangwei
Wang Xiangwei

SCMP Columnist

China Briefing by Wang Xiangwei

As China-US ties worsen, Beijing has doubled down on modernisation – with Xi at the helm for years to come

  • This week’s meeting of the Chinese Communist Party’s Central Committee highlights the confidence and ambition of the aim to build a ‘modern socialist country’
  • China’s plan for 2035 – pushing forward as other major economies stumble in their handling of the pandemic – is closely linked to Xi’s personal ambitions