China Politics

January 23, 2013 - 5:32 AM
FILE - In this Nov. 8, 2012 file photo, former Chinese President and Chinese Communist Party general secretary Jiang Zemin claps while Chinese President Hu Jintao, unseen, reads a work report during the opening session of 18th Communist Party Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China. The influential Jiang has been moved down the top leadership's pecking order, at least in public, as the ruling Communist Party prepares for the final stages of a generational handover in power. (AP Photo/Alexander F. Yuan, File)