'A huge deal' for China as the era of Xi Jinping Thought begins

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Decision to grant Xi his own eponymous school of thought represents a momentous occasion in Chinese politics and history

China’s communist leader, Xi Jinping, looks to have further strengthened his rule over the world’s second largest economy with the apparent confirmation that a new body of political theory bearing his name will be written into the party’s constitution.

On day two of a week-long political summit in Beijing marking the end of Xi’s first term, state media announced the creation of what it called Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era.

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Xi is seeking a certain kind of immortality.

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