China

Jinping style

Print edition : April 19, 2013

Former President Hu Jintao, his successor, Xi Jinping, former Premier Wen Jiabao and his successor, Li Keqiang, at the closing ceremony of the National People's Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on March 17. Photo: AP

Deng Xiaoping, who initiated reforms in China. Xi Jinping, it is said, carefully invokes Deng. Photo: JOHN GIANNINI/AFP

A migrant labourer outside his shanty in Shanghai, a November 2012 photograph. "We need to prevent the urban maliase and avoid the situation in which high-rises coexist with shanty towns," says Li Keqiang. Photo: ALY SONG/REUTERS

The new administration in Beijing has already set out establishing a markedly different style of leadership as well as a different vision for the country.
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