Cary Huang
Cary Huang
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SCMP Columnist

Sino File by Cary Huang

China’s grand military display signals Xi is here to stay

The president is using the methods of some of Beijing’s greatest rulers, including a show of military force, to fortify his position as absolute ruler ahead of a crucial Communist Party conclave

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Cary Huang

Cary Huang

Cary Huang is a veteran China affairs columnist, having written on this topic since the early 1990s. He joined the Post in 2004, and was based in Beijing between 2005 and 2013, first as a correspondent and then as bureau chief. He was previously China editor at The Standard from 1992 until 2004.