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Chinese President’s Long-Term Reign Would Give Him and Taiwan More Space

An indefinite term in office for Chinese President Xi Jinping gives China more space to try new ways of seeking unification with self-ruled Taiwan, where most people prefer autonomy, experts say. China’s legislature, the National People’s Congress, confirmed Sunday that a president can serve an unlimited number of five-year terms, down from the previous two term limit. That outcome means Xi, now 64, can legally keep the country’s top job for life. The leader who renewed pledges in...

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