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Latest update : 2012-11-11

China's New Leadership

In China, the Communist Party is meeting to name its new chief, Xi Jinping. Meanwhile, as its population gets richer, their demands get louder: more and more Chinese people want an accountable and transparent government. Annette Young and her panel discuss whether the new leadership will be ready to tackle corruption while implementing reforms.

  • Guo BAI. Co-author, "China's path: Capitalism and Empire". Former Economics advisor at the French Embassy in China;
  • Emmanuel LINCOT. Editor-in-Chief, "Monde Chinois" Magazine;
  • Adama GAYE. Journalist and writer. Author, "China-Africa: the Dragon and the Ostrich";
  • Henry MORTON. France 24 Beijing Correspondent;
  • Florence VILLEMINOT. France 24 journalist;
  • Richard MCGREGOR. Former Beijing correspondent, Financial Times (from Washington, DC).

Produced by Annette Young, Anelise Borges, Nicola Hebden.

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2018-04-18 Cuba

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2018-04-17 Europe

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2018-04-16 Syria

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2018-04-12 Middle East

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If the intent of a suspected weekend chemical attack was to hasten the exodus from Douma, it certainly has worked. As scores evacuate Eastern Ghouta's last big town, Russia was...

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