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Monday, March 12, 2012

A Secret Process Aims To Change China’s Top Leaders

There are no official candidates – not even a declared race – but a political campaign is now underway in China.
A secret process to change the country’s top leaders will begin later this year and there is intense interest in some of the front-runners, who are currently meeting at the country’s annual parliamentary session in Beijing. The BBC’s Michael Bristow reports.


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