China cartoon to promote economic five-year plan

In absence of democracy, the five-year plans are the closest thing to an election manifesto for the Communist Party.

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    China is about to reveal its latest five-year economic plan.

    In the absence of democracy, the five-year plans are the closest thing to an election manifesto for the Communist Party, laying out its longer-term priorities.

    Al Jazeera's Rob McBride reports from Beijing, where the government is using new ways to try to make the plan more relevant in today's China.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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