Citizens across China are being corralled into cinemas to watch a propaganda film extolling Xi Jinping
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China’s censors are scrambling after social media frenzy unleashed by a journalist’s reaction to a softball question
An increased crackdown on dissent at the top echelon of power will curb any chance of a successor
Many journalists, politicians and analysts in China and abroad had high expectations for the leader
President Xi Jinping’s mandate to rule for life is further evidence of the world’s slide towards more dictatorship
Serious challenges, if not managed well, could lead to questions being asked at home and threaten the regime’s stability
There is little suspense about the outcome of momentous vote to institute a number of major constitutional revisions
Trump’s comments reflect the biggest issue many of people have with him; a lack of presidential professionalism, and an ignorance of what should be off-limits to say, as he continues to pile onto his already-large collection of controversial remarks.
State-owned outlets, which make up the bulk of news in China, swung into propaganda mode, praising Xi
If the party does decide to end term limits for president, it could have major implications for the nation—and the world