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How the Chinese Communist Party congress will affect our region

  • Klaus Heinrich Raditio
    Klaus Heinrich Raditio

    Researching China’s recent behavior and strategy in the South China Sea for his PhD at the University of Sydney

Jakarta | Tue, October 17, 2017 | 10:26 am
How the Chinese Communist Party congress will affect our region The congress and Xi Jinping’s efforts to centralize his power are particularly relevant for our region. (AFP/Wang Zhao)

PREMIUM China will convene on Oct. 18 the most important meeting in its political structure: the 19th Communist Party congress. Given that the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is the nucleus of the Chinese state, the upcoming CCP Congress is considered the most decisive convention for the country’s future. The most anticipated result is the formation of the new Politburo Standing Committee (or the P...

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