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Experts praise control of Yangtze tragedy

Strict control of news reporting on the tragic sinking of the Oriental Star cruise ship earlier this month revealed just how tight controls have become under Xi Jinping. In a recent forum, experts said the level of "positive" response following the disaster was unprecedented. Read More

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Busy bee, President Xi

Since taking the helm in China, President Xi Jinping has tried to portray himself as accessible, down-to-earth and hard-working. Here's our translation of the latest paean to Xi Dada. Read More