China’s parliament to reshuffle government as Xi tightens Communist Party’s grip on power


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A man walks past a photo of Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Museum of the Communist Party of China in Beijing on March 3, 2023, ahead of the opening of the annual session of the National Peoples Congress on March 5.GREG BAKER/AFP/Getty Images Chinese lawmakers are gathering in Beijing this weekend for the opening of the National People’s Congress, the country’s parliament, which is expected to rubber stamp a sweeping reform of the government and reshuffling of top leadership by President Xi Jinping. The NPC is typically when annual GDP targets are set, but this year’s meeting is particularly...