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Xi to consolidate power at Party Congress

No major change in policies expected as Communist Party prepares to meet on Oct 18

Analysts will be monitoring language of the work report delivered by President Xi Jinping (right) - with Premier Li Keqiang in photo - on the first day of Congress, during which he will outline his five-year policies.


CHINESE President Xi Jinping is expected to consolidate his power during the 19th Party Congress by appointing key posts, but there is unlikely to be a major shift in policies, analysts say.

The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) will convene its...

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