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  Xi heads new Chinese leadership
  China's president makes case for globalization in Davos Map of Davos Switzerland   Switzerland: Xi Jinping staunchly defended globalization on Tuesday – a stark contrast to Trump’s protectionist instincts China replaces securities regulator Xiao Gang  China has replaced the head of its securities regulator by Liu Shiyu as the country tries to tackle major volatility in its stock markets Athletics: Sebastian Coe elected IAAF president China ex-security chief Zhou Yongkang charged  Zhou Yongkang has been charged with bribery, abuse of power and the intentional disclosure of state secrets, state media report Former top Chinese economic planner given life in prison  Liu Tienan, a former deputy head of the agency that steers state-dominated economy was sentenced to life in prison for taking bribes   Chinese censors wipe Putin's move on China's first lady  At APEC event to watch the fireworks, Russian President created a few of his own by slipping a shawl over the shoulders of Peng Liyuan   Son of Chinese 'singing general' in gang rape scandal  A gang rape allegedly involving Li Tianyi, 17, has caused outrage in China, one of five people accused of raping a woman in a hotel room China sacks top economic official  Liu Tienan, formerly deputy head of the national Commission, has been expelled from the Communist Party and removed from public office China ex-railway minister convicted  A Chinese court has given former Railways Minister Liu Zhijun a suspended death sentence for corruption and abuse of power, state media repo... China official in sex case gets prison for bribery  Lei Zhengfu at the center of a sex scandal has been sentenced to 13 years in prison for taking bribes of more than 3 million yuan ($510,000)   New China leader seeks renaissance  The new Chinese President, Xi Jinping, has said he will fight for 'the great renaissance of the Chinese nation,' in his first speech as head of state China confirms Li Keqiang as premier   China's leaders have named Li Keqiang premier, placing him at the helm of the world's second-largest economy   Xi Jinping named China president

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  Leaders in Beijing have confirmed Xi Jinping as president, completing China's 10-yearly transition of power

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  Xi Jinping has been confirmed as the man chosen to lead China for the next decade as his elevation to the top of China's ruling Communist Party
 He led the new Politburo Standing Committee out onto the stage at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Xi replaces Hu Jintao. He was followed by Li Keqiang, the man set to succeed Premier Wen Jiabao. The size of the Standing Committee had been reduced from 9 to 7

  The politician, who fell from grace amid a scandal, has been expelled from the Communist Party and relieved of his duties, is to face criminal charges
Sep.14 Vice-President Xi Jinping in public appearance  Chinese Vice-President Xi Jinping has appeared in public for the first time in two weeks, state media say Sep.10 Absent Chinese VP prompts rumours. China

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Jul.3 Bush to attend opening of Beijing Olympics
. Washington Mar.17   China premier attacks Dalai Lama  Wen Jiabao, speaking at the close of parliament, has accused the Dalai Lama of masterminding recent violence in Tibet's main city, Lhasa

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Oct.20 Vice-president loses post
  Three of most senior leaders, including Vice-President Zeng Qinghong, have stepped down from office Aug.30 Finance minister resigns

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Jan.16 Zhao Ziyang 'near death'

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Sep.26 Leaders warn of corruption
Sep.19   Jiang ends leadership transition
  Former president turned over his last major post as chairman of the military commission to his successor Hu Jintao

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Apr.20   Heads roll over SARS spread
  Health minister and the mayor of Beijing have both been sacked. May 1 International Workers' Day holiday cancelled Mar.14   Hu Jintao elected president
  Hu's election was immediately followed by the election to the country's top military post of Jiang Zemin

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Nov.14   China announces new leaders
  Vice President Hu Jintao has been named the head of Communist Party. 5 allies of President Zemin were appointed Nov.13 Zemin, 5 other leaders stepping down
  Only one senior leader, Vice President Hu Jintao, 59, had been re-elected to new Central Committee

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