A Party Congress Tests China's Progress
Oct 16, 2017 | 09:00 GMT
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The 19th Chinese Communist Party Congress runs Oct. 18-24. The convention marks the start of a transition as delegates name new members to lead China's most powerful political institutions. But the change in personnel is only part of a larger transformation underway in the Party and in the country — a process that began long before the party congress kicked off and will continue long after it ends. This is the first installment in a four-part series examining how far China has come in its transition, and how far it has yet to go.