- China's Top Nine Leaders (CNN)
"A highlight of the first session of the new Communist Party Central Committee held on Friday was to pick the Politburo Standing Committee (PSC), China's supreme ruling council."
- New Leaders for China (CNN)
"Confirming long-standing speculation, Chinese President Jiang Zemin and five other senior leaders are stepping down from their posts in the ruling Communist Party, state media has reported."
"The move signals the start of a carefully regimented transfer of power to a new, so-called 'fourth generation' of Chinese leaders as the week-long Congress of the Chinese Communist Party draws to a close in Beijing." 11-02