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An upcoming Communist Party plenum will mark the start of a yearlong political reshuffling, which will culminate with the replacement of most of the members of the all-powerful Politburo Standing Committee next year

4 weeks ago
Sky Canaves
he key meeting of all members of the Communist Party's Central Committee in October will be the most important of the seven plenary sessions that are held in the five years between party congresses.
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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