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China Power Transfer

A Who's Who In China's New Leadership

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 11.15.2012 | World

BEIJING -- China's once-in-a-decade power transition crested Thursday with 59-year-old Xi Jinping taking over as the general secretary of the ruling ...

Meet China's New Leader

AP | CHARLES HUTZLER | Posted 01.15.2013 | World

BEIJING — Long-anointed successor Xi Jinping assumes the leadership of China at a time when the ruling Communist Party is confronting slower eco...

China's New Leaders: What Will They Bring to the Party?

Victoria Lai | Posted 01.07.2013 | World
Victoria Lai

The identities of China's next generation of leaders will be announced soon. Their composition will set the stage for a decade of liberalization or stagnation.

China's Communist Leaders Prepare For Power Transfer

AP | Posted 11.01.2012 | World

BEIJING -- China's ruling communist elite began a closed-door meeting Thursday to finalize preparations for a painstakingly choreographed but still fr...