Xi Jinping has been named general secretary of China's Communist Party Central Committee, succeeding outgoing President Hu Jintao in the post.
Xi will formally take over the country's leadership in March 2013, with Li Keqiang set to replace Wen Jiabao as Prime Minister of the People's Republic of China.
The 18th Congress of the Chinese Communist Party wrapped up on Wednesday paving the way for this once-in-a-decade power transition in China, the world's second-largest economy....
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