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A um passo da troca de poder na China
O Partido Comunista Chinês encerrou nesta quarta-feira seu XVIII congresso.Mais de 2.200 delegados elegeram um comitê central, integrado por 205 dirigentes.Eles vão representar os mais de 82 milhões de militantes registrados e – ao que tudo indica - consagrar na quinta-feira Xi Jinping como número um do regime.Aos 59 anos, o secretário-geral do Partido Comunista deve se tornar o chefe de Estado, no lugar do presidente Hu Jintao, em março de 2013.Enquanto o primeiro-ministro, Wen Jiabao, vai ser substituído pelo vice-premiê, Li Keqiang, segundo observadores.Novos membros da direção suprema também vão ser anunciados.Os líderes chineses terão o desafio de combater a corrupção crescente e a desaceleração da economia.A previsão é que a chamada "década dourada" na China dê lugar a um crescimento abaixo de 8% em 2012 - o menor em 13 anos.--BEIJING, NOV 14, 2012, SOURCE: AFPTV / Tania Lee-Various wide pans of the final day of the congress taking place in the Great Hall of the People-Wei Jianxing- former Party Discipline Chief (left), Li Ruihuan- former head of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, Li Peng- former chairman of the National People's Congress, He Guoqiang- Current member of the Standing Committee, Xi Jinping- Current member of the Standing Committee, Jia Winglin- Current member of the Standing Committee, Wu Bangguo-Current member of the Standing Committee, Hu Jintao- Current Chinese President, Jiang Zemin- former Chinese President, Wen Jiabao- Current Premier raising their hands to approve the first constitutional amendment to Hu Jintao's Central Commission for Discipline Inspection report-Jia (left), Wu, Wen, Jiang, Wen, Li Changchun- Current member of the Standing Committee and Li Keqiang- Current member of the Standing Committee-Wei (left), Li Ruihuan, Li Peng, He, Xi, Jia, and Wu unanimously approve the second amendment to the Hu report -Wide of the congress taking place-Wei (left), Li Ruihuan, Li Peng, He, Xi, Jia, and Wu unanimously approve the third amendment to the Hu report -Li Peng, He, Xi, Jia Wu, Hu, Jiang, Wen, Li Changchun, Li Keqiang applauding-Party members singing 'International'-Hu Jintao shaking hands with Jiang Zemin-Various of delegates arriving for congress-Fire fighters outside the Great Hall of the People on standby for cases of self-immolations-Delegates takings photos of themselves in front of Tiananmen Square--VARIOUS DATES AND LOCATIONS, SOURCE: AFP- A graphic showing the leading contenders for China's top decision making body -- the Politburo Standing Committee (with names, left to right)1st row: Xi Jinping, Li Keqiang2nd row: Wang Qishan, Zhang Gaoli, Yu Zhengsheng3rd row: Zhang Dejiang, Liu Yunshan, Li Yuanchao4th row: Liu Yandong, Wang Yang, Meng Jianzhu- A combo of photos of the leading contenders (left to right)Upper row: Xi Jinping, Li Keqiang, Wang Qishan, Yu Zhengsheng, Zhang DejiangLower row: Liu Yunshan, Zhang Gaoli, Li Yuanchao, Liu Yandong, Wang Yang, Meng Jianzhu- A combo photo of Xi Jinping and Li Keqiang- A combo photo of Wang Qishan, Zhang Gaoli and Yu Zhengsheng- A combo photo of Zhang Dejiang, Liu Yunshan and Li Yuanchao- A combo photo of Liu Yandong, Wang Yang and Meng Jianzhu- Still photo of Xi Jinping- Still photo of Li Keqiang- Still photo of Wang Qishan- Still photo of Zhang Gaoli - Still photo of Yu Zhengsheng- Still photo of Zhang Dejiang- Still photo of Liu Yunshan - Still photo of Li Yuanchao- Still photo of Liu Yandong- Still photo of Wang Yang - Still photo of Meng Jianzhu
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