Video Duration 24 minutes 40 seconds
In an unprecedented move, the Communist Party is set to extend the Chinese president’s tenure for a third term as leader.
He has been the most powerful communist leader in China since Mao Zedong.
Now, the Communist Party Congress — held every five years — is set to extend President Xi Jinping’s leadership for a historic third term.
The new leadership lineup is expected to be revealed in a week. But what does it all mean for China’s future, both at home and abroad?
Presenter: Emily Angwin
Victor Gao – vice president at the Center for China and Globalisation
Andrew Leung – international and independent China strategist
Stephen Vines – author of Defying the Dragon: Hong Kong and the World’s Largest Dictatorship