Around Asia Pacific & Oceania [03.08.15]

 

China

Trinkets depicting President Xi Jinping and Mao Zedong

Trinkets depicting President Xi Jinping and Mao Zedong

 

“Not since Mao dominated the nation with his masterly blend of populism, fervor and fear has a Chinese leader commanded so much public awe as President Xi Jinping.

Some of his appeal stems from his war on corruption and from feel-good sloganeering like the “Chinese Dream,” his pitch for a rejuvenated, powerful nation.”

 

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