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Politicking and Xi Jinping’s crackdown on corruption and policy reforms are among the items likely to be on the agenda at this year’s pivotal Communist Party plenum

4 months ago
Sky Canaves
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egarded as the most important annual event on the Chinese political calendar, the meeting of the full Central Committee marks the start of an intense year of activity ahead of the 2017 party Congress where China's next leader may be anointed.
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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