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Can the Chinese president be impeached?

Yes, Article 63 Article 63 The National People’s Congress shall have the power to remove from office the following personnel: (1) the president and the vice president of the People’s Republic of ...
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Is there anything that prevents Xi from creating a dynasty like the Kim dynasty in North Korea?

The big one is "political culture" - which is always a slippery beast. However there is no real tradition of dynastic leaders in the CCP. Mao didn't have a relative to take over from him, ...
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What laws and regulations were violated by John Oliver's critique of Chinese President Xi Jinping?

Well, there is not really any law authorizing the GFW (Great Firewall) at all. Why do you expect that this has violated a law? If I must pick one law that it violated, then I'd say it violated ...
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Is there anything that prevents Xi from creating a dynasty like the Kim dynasty in North Korea?

Over time, dictatorships can become democracies, democracies can become dictatorships, and communist party states can become monarchies. This is more a question of the presence of democrats or non-...
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Is there anything that prevents Xi from creating a dynasty like the Kim dynasty in North Korea?

Generally agree with the points made in the other answers. However, I also want to add that, even if was acceptable to the system and even if he wanted to, at a personal level, Xi does not have a ...
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Any acknowledged opposition whatsoever to Xi as a potential candidate for party leader this October? Any others publicly discussed?

Within the Chinese Communist Party, there have always been two factions: the reformists and the conservatives. Xi Jinping is the representative of the conservative faction of the Communist Party. As ...
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Is there anything that prevents Xi from creating a dynasty like the Kim dynasty in North Korea?

This is a question of legitimacy of succession. In their system, as it exists now, all power theoretically resides in a small council, or "politburo", who delegates the day-to-day running of ...
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