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An unusually lengthy annual gathering of Chinese political elites at a seaside resort fuels further speculation that Xi Jinping seeks to extend his term beyond the customary 10 years

4 weeks ago
Sky Canaves
nalysts say that there was no discussion of potential successors to Xi during the meetings of top leaders at Beidaihe, which may pave the way for discussion of an extension of his term beyond 2022.
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.

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