China’s annual parliament to implement Xi’s tightening grip


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[1/5] Chinese President Xi Jinping gives a lecture at Seoul National University in Seoul July 4, 2014. Xi later departs South Korea from Seongnam after a two-day visit, his first trip to the Asian neighbour since he took office last year. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji BEIJING, March 1 (Reuters) - China's annual parliament opens on Sunday and will implement the biggest government reshuffle in a decade as Xi Jinping tightens control while contending with a host of challenges, from an uneven post-COVID economic recovery to cratering U.S. relations. Nearly 3,000 delegates will gather in the Great Hall of the People west of...