BEIJING -- Chinese President Xi Jinping kicked off the Communist Party's twice-a-decade congress Wednesday with a 3 1/2-hour keynote speech. In it, he reflected on the progress made during the five years of his first term and outlined a blueprint for the country in his second term and beyond.
While Xi touched upon a wide range of topics in the exceptionally lengthy address, we are highlighting five excerpts from his words followed by brief commentaries.
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