Tag: President for Life

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  • Xi = Mao

    Xi = Mao

    The epithet has gone beyond the merely metaphorical. Xi Jinping is now China’s “President for life” with Sunday’s overwhelming vote to scrap the two-term limit and thus amend the Constitution, and add clauses to strengthen the party’s dominant role in politics and matters of state. Only two “no” votes were cast, with three abstentions and …

    March 14, 2018
  • Sitharaman to visit China in April, first since Xi’s elevation

    Sitharaman to visit China in April, first since Xi’s elevation

    Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharman will visit China in the last week of April this year. The announcement of her visit comes a day after the tectonic shift in China’s political structure which granted Xi Jinping the right to remain ‘President for life’. According to TV media reports, the date of Sitharaman’s visit has not yet …

    March 12, 2018