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2022/05/26 | Global Voices

What Overseas Chinese Citizens Make Of Xi Jinping’s Resignation Rumours

Some say the rumors are meant to spread a false hope that the CCP could solve the legitimacy crisis of the authoritative political system.

2022/05/13 | Voice of America

China Faces Grim Economic Prospects, Experts Say

Analysts say the slowdown is attributable not only to China’s Covid policies but also to a crackdown on private enterprise, especially in the technology sector.

2022/03/14 | Voice of America

Chinese Premier to Step Down ahead of Leadership Change

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang compared the increasingly difficult task of managing the economy to climbing a high mountain with “less oxygen.”

2018/08/06 | China Brief

ANALYSIS: Trade War Stalemate Threatens Xi's Stranglehold on Power

Xi's position atop China's political hierarchy may not be in danger, but the trade war with the United States has drawn out internal skeptics of Xi's economic policy. Could change be afoot in Zhongnanhai?

2018/08/02 | The Interpreter

Wild Rumors and Shoddy Vaccines Rifle Through China

Li Keqiang's profile has seemingly been elevated, but has it come at the expense of Xi Jinping? A recap of one of Zhongnanhai's most restless periods in recent memory.

2017/03/28 | Jackson Kwok

How China’s Media Saw Li Keqiang’s Australian Visit

Chinese state media coverage of the premier’s visit aimed to promote China as a champion of global free trade and open markets.