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A ceremony at Tiananmen Square to mark the 100th anniversary of the founding of the ruling Chinese Communist Party, in Beijing, July 1, 2021 (AP photo by Ng Han Guan).
A ceremony at Tiananmen Square to mark the 100th anniversary of the founding of the ruling Chinese Communist Party, in Beijing, July 1, 2021 (AP photo by Ng Han Guan).

Editor’s Note: This is the web version of our subscriber-only Weekly Wrap-Up newsletter, which uses relevant WPR coverage to provide background and context to the week’s top stories. Subscribe to receive it by email every Saturday. If you’re already a subscriber, adjust your newsletter settings to receive it directly to your email inbox. The Chinese Communist Party celebrated its 100th birthday Thursday, with the kind of grand pomp we’ve come to expect from Beijing for such occasions. The anniversary was an opportunity for Chinese leader Xi Jinping to vaunt the party’s accomplishments, particularly in lifting hundreds of millions of people […]

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