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As China grows more powerful, it is displacing decades-old American preeminence in parts of Asia. The outlines of the rivalry are defining the future of the continent. We asked a panel of experts how they think the power has shifted in the past five years:.
The year-old leader is the son of a prominent Italian-born industrialist and was brought up in the family business. He studied civil engineering at university and served as a senior official in various construction concerns and other companies. Inhe was kidnapped by rogue police officers and was held for nearly two weeks until his family paid his ransom, an experience that purportedly led him to pursue a career in politics.
These are external links and will open in a new window. China is the world's most populous country. It has a continuous culture stretching back nearly 4, years and originated many of the foundations of the modern world. The People's Republic of China was founded in after the Communist Party defeated the nationalist Kuomintang, who retreated to Taiwan, creating two rival Chinese states - the People's Republic on the mainland and the Republic of China based on Taiwan.
From acquisitive tycoons to key corporate strategizers. Asian companies have had an impressive run in recent years, raising their profiles in the global marketplace. Now that -- the year of the dog -- is upon us, can they maintain their momentum as new technologies like artificial intelligence and electric vehicles transform the world economy?
Below are background profiles for the seven top government leaders. Top Government Leaders Xi Jinping. Xi Jinping was born on June 15,in Beijing.
CNN After five years as China's leader, Xi Jinping has become one of the most powerful people in the nation's modern history, outshining his immediate predecessors. This story was first published in April and has been updated. Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds.
The following are profiles of leaders of the countries making up the Group of 20 major economies. Argentina - President Mauricio Macri. Macri is aiming for his second term in the presidential election expected in October but is likely to face an uphill battle amid Argentina's economic woes.
The leaders of the People's Republic of China have been few in number as the usual term in office is ten years. Here are a set of profiles of the most influential of them. No overview of Chinese history would be complete without a survey of the life of Mao Zedong. With some still living who were born under his long leadership it is too soon to give an objective assessment of his life.