The closing session of the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) is held at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, Nov. 14, 2012. (Xinhua/Ding Lin)
BEIJING, Nov. 14 (Xinhua) -- The 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) started its closing session here Wednesday morning, at which a new CPC Central Committee and a new Central Commission for Discipline Inspection will be elected.
Delegates to the congress are also expected to pass resolutions on the report of the 17th CPC Central Committee, the work report of the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection and an amendment to the CPC Constitution.
Hu Jintao, Jiang Zemin, Wu Bangguo, Wen Jiabao, Jia Qinglin, Li Changchun, Xi Jinping, Li Keqiang, He Guoqiang and Zhou Yongkang were present at the closing session, which was presided over by Hu.
A total of 2,307 delegates and specially invited delegates attended the session.
The congress, which opened on Nov. 8, was held at the decisive stage of completing the building of a moderately prosperous society in all respects.
Top CPC leadership to meet press
BEIJING, Nov. 13 (Xinhua) -- The new slate of the Communist Party of China (CPC) top leadership will meet the press Thursday morning.
Members of the Standing Committee of the 18th CPC Central Committee Political Bureau are expected to meet both Chinese and foreign journalists at the Great Hall of the People at about 11:00 a.m. Thursday, according to a notice at the official website of the press center of the 18th CPC National Congress.Full story
CPC congress wins worldwide plaudits
BEIJING, Nov. 13 (Xinhua) -- Congratulations have been pouring in from foreign leaders and groups for the ongoing 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC).
President of the Greek Socialist International George A. Papandreou, a former Greek prime minister, said the CPC had contributed greatly to the socio-economic development and prosperity of China and the Chinese people, laying the foundation for the establishment of a more harmonious society.Full story
Xinhua Insight: New characteristics of CPC's leadership transition
BEIJING, Nov. 12 (Xinhua) -- More than 2,200 delegates to the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) began on Sunday to deliberate a proposed name-list of nominees for the candidates for the Party's new leadership.Full story
Xinhua Insight: China's 2020 blueprint to ripple through world
BEIJING, Nov. 11 (Xinhua) -- After the Communist Party of China (CPC) fleshed out the national goal of building a moderately prosperous society, questions of how the country will fare in 2020 and the impact on the world are very intriguing.Full story
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