October 26, 2017 / 6:21 PM / a year ago

Breakingviews - Viewsroom: China's leader cements his power

A poster with a portrait of Chinese President Xi Jinping is displayed along a street in Shanghai, China, October 24, 2017. REUTERS/Aly Song

NEW YORK (Reuters Breakingviews) - President Xi Jinping emerged stronger at the end of China’s Communist Party Congress. His desire to consolidate control however may not help his plans to keep the Middle Kingdom’s economic engine humming. Plus: U.S. telecom firms try again to dial up a merger.

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