Yes, China is still a totalitarian regime where one party controls the lives of over a billion people. What will the next 5 years hold?
China’s biggest political event, the Communist Party congress, has begun in Beijing under tight security.
Party leader and Chinese president Xi Jinping is addressing more than 2,000 delegates in the capital.
The closed-door summit, which takes place once every five years, determines who rules China and the country’s direction for the next term.
Mr Xi, who became the leader in 2012, has been consolidating power and is expected to remain as party chief.