On Nov. 15, the new Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Chinese Communist Party – the group that rules China presented itself to the world. Here are the bios of the seven men who take the reins of China.
Those predicted to take leadership roles in China's Communist Party have done so, reports Xinhua news agency. Further appointments will take place on Thursday. The Party's leaders will dictate the direction of the country's economic and political policies in the coming years.
One child per family is all the Chinese government currently permits its urban citizens – rural families are allowed two children if the firstborn is a girl. The highly unpopular policy should be phased out, according to a new report by a Chinese government think tank.