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Given glimpse into Xi Jinping's daily life, China goes gaga
Given glimpse into Xi Jinping's daily life, China goes gaga

Chinese President Xi Jinping eats breakfast before dawn. He speaks in a "bold, down-to-earth manner" and is capable of drawing a room to nod in praise. And the head of state is incredibly diligent: While others are gathering for family dinners or watching TV, Xi is still burning the midnight oil. These are some of the revelations in an article published Monday in the Shanghai Observer newspaper, a largely state-funded new-media platform founded in January (read the English translation here). Titled “How does Xi Jinping pass the day?” the article has been republished seemingly everywhere in Chinese media, including the home page of the official New China News...

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