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Beijing Diary

Xi's victory-over-poverty ceremony, as seen from a traffic jam

Nikkei's China bureau chief offers snapshots of politics amid the pandemic

An image captured from CCTV shows President Xi Jinping handing a certificate to an elderly woman during a ceremony in Beijing on Feb. 25.

China is locked in a heated diplomatic confrontation with the U.S. At home, President Xi Jinping continues to strengthen his grip on power. All the while, the world is struggling to stop the coronavirus pandemic that started on Chinese soil. Nikkei's bureau chief in China, Tetsushi Takahashi, is following these world-shaping stories from the heart of Beijing.

Friday, Feb. 26

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