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Quiet man who will be China’s president

Xi Jinping - an unassuming member of China’s Communist Party - is to be appointed vice president of China, confirming him as likely to be the country’s next president, writes Mairtin O’Riada in Beijing.

8th March, 2008

Xi Jinping - an unassuming member of China’s Communist Party - is to be appointed vice president of China, confirming him as likely to be the country’s next president, writes Mairtin O’Riada in Beijing. It says much about his understated rise to power, th at the man tipped to rule China from 2012 to 2022 is better known as the husband of a popular folk singer than a politician in his own right....

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