A 'Modern' Boss Rises In Beijing

Liu, Melinda; Ansfield, Jonathan
November 2007
Newsweek;11/5/2007, Vol. 150 Issue 19, p15
The article discusses the ascension of Xi Jinping within China's Communist Party. Xi became the favorite to succeed current party chairman Hu Jintao upon Hu's retirement. Xi's rise was made possible by some reshuffling within the party that saw Hu's protégé Li Keqiang being added to the nine-man leadership committee, and Xi being bumped ahead of Li as a concession.


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