Xi Assumes China Presidency to Cement Rapid Transition of Power

Xi Assumes China Presidency to Cement Rapid Transition of Power

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Workers install Chinese flags on a lamp post on a street in Tianjin. The appointment of Xi cements a power transition that was thrown into turmoil last year when Bo Xilai was expelled from the ruling Politburo and his wife convicted of murdering a British businessman.