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Long Live the People: A Contested Slogan

The recent protests in China have seen demonstrators call out “Long Live the People”. But the slogan is a contested one: it is also claimed by the CCP where it means something different, and is now associated personally with Xi Jinping, writes John Gittings.

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Xi’s vision for China after the 20th Congress

With the conclusion of the 20th Congress of the CCP, Xi Jinping has made himself at least as powerful as Mao Zedong who imposed totalitarianism in China. This is good news for him, but bad news for China and the world, writes Professor Steve Tsang.

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s Iron Man

Duncan Bartlett writes that while John Lee has the backing of China’s Communist Party to be the new CEO of Hong Kong, the city’s international reputation is at stake following a turbulent period.

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