15 November 2012
ABC TV The Drum
There were no surprises as the Chinese Communist Party elected Xi Jinping as the new general secretary in a once in a decade ceremony, but how much do we know about the new leader and his intentions in office? Centre CEO Bates Gill joins the panel to discuss the transition.
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