Hu Chunhua

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Chinese president and member of the standing committee of the Politburo Xi Jinping: “We must continue to rid ourselves of any virus that erodes the party’s fabric.” Photograph: How  Hwee Young/EPA

Five years after Xi Jinping led China’s top leaders on to the carpeted stage in the Great Hall of the People, the Communist Party boss is back with a (...)

Han Zheng, Wang Huning, Li Zhanshu, Xi Jinping, Li Keqiang, Wang Yang and Zhao Leji greet the media at the Great Hall of the People on Wednesday in Beijing. Photograph:  How Hwee Young/EPA

Xi Jinping has unveiled a new leadership team after a week-long Communist Party congress that strengthened the Chinese president’s grip on power and r(...)

Singapore prime minister Lee Hsien Loong shakes hands with Chinese president Xi Jinping at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Wednesday. Photograph: Lintao Zhang/Pool

China’s president Xi Jinping, who is expected to cement his grip on power at a five-yearly Communist Party congress next month, has taken a firm line (...)

Guangdong Communist Party secretary Hu Chunhua. One of the most influential people you’ve never heard of spent three days in Ireland last week. Photograph: Lintao Zhang/Getty Images.

It went largely unnoticed, but last week one of the most influential people you’ve never heard of spent three days in Ireland. Between visits to Israe(...)

Chinese president Xi Jinping: visited Ireland as provincial party secretary of Zhejiang province in 2003. Will Hu Chunhua’s visit to Ireland similarly bode well for  his political future? Photograph: Fred Dufour/AFP/Getty Images

Hu Chunhua, the Communist Party general secretary of the economically muscular Guangdong province in southern China who is visiting Ireland this week,(...)