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Chemical engineer, Xi Jinping, takes over leadership in China

Chemical engineer, Xi Jinping, takes over leadership in China

Published on: Thursday, 15 November 2012

Xi Jinping, a chemical engineering graduate of Tsinghua University,  was named the Head of China's Communist Party and chairman of the country's Central Military Commission today.  In the new year he will officially take over as president of the country from Hu Jintao.