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Xi Jinping appoints 3 new provincial-level Communist Party chiefs to further consolidate his power ahead of next year’s congress

2 months ago
Sky Canaves
llies of the Chinese president were named to top positions, which outrank the local governors, in Hunan Province, Yunnan Province and Tibet.
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.