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Core leader Xi Jinping set to tighten his grip on power

No other Communist Party head since Mao Zedong has been so dominant

A two-storey high billboard on the side of a house featuring a photo of Chinese President Xi Jinping visiting the area near Zhangzhuang village in Lankao, in China's central Henan province.


AT the Beijing Exhibition Centre, thousands of Chinese tourists line up to see the "Five Years on Exhibit", meant to showcase - in a very positive light - the exploits of the Communist Party in the first five years of President Xi Jinping's leadership.

Some visitors are...

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