The new Party chief Xi Jinping has urged China's top leaders to root out corruption and asked them to prevent their relatives and intimates from abusing their influence for personal gain.
The newly amended Communist Party of China (CPC) Constitution reflects the Party's major experimentation, theories and system achievements, according to a new article by Xi Jinping, general secretary of the CPC Central Committee.
Xi Jinping called for efforts to uphold and develop socialism with Chinese characteristics, as it is the theme of the report to the 18th CPC National Congress
President Hu Jintao and Xi Jinping, general secretary of the CPC Central Committee and chairman of the CPC Central Military Commission, have urged the Chinese army under the CPC's command to be absolutely loyal and accomplish historic missions.
Key quotes from Hu's report to CPC congress
Full text of Xi's address to the media
Full text of Hu's report at 18th Party Congress
James CY Soong, chairman of the People First Party (PFP) in Taiwan, on Thursday sent separate messages to President Hu Jintao and Xi Jinping, the newly elected general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee.
As the CPC National Congress drew to a close in Beijing, Sarah Lande, a 74-year-old Muscatine native, was among those who closely watched the transition. Full text of Xi's address to the media
Vowing not to rest on past laurels, the new leadership of the Communist Party of China has promised to take decisive steps to end corruption, improve living standards, forge closer links with people and continue with reforms.
Members of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the 17th Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee pose for a group photo with newly-elected members of the Standing Committee of the 18th CPC Central Committee Political Bureau in Beijing, Nov 15, 2012.
President Hu Jintao and Xi Jinping, the newly elected general secretary of the CPC Central Committee, met with all CPC delegates.