Chinese President Xi Jinping and other high ranking officials clap their hands during the opening session of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing

Chinese President Xi Jinping and other high ranking officials clap their hands during the opening session of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing

Senior officials at the opening session of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party in Beijing last year. Photo: Reuters / Damir Sagolj

October 18, 2017 2:35 PM (UTC+8)