On Shanghai outskirts, some residents unmoved as China unveils leadership

On Shanghai outskirts, some residents unmoved as China unveils leadershipBy David Stanway FENGXIAN, China (Reuters) – Chinese President Xi Jinping spoke to the country on Wednesday about “waves of positive energy” from the ruling Communist Party after its twice-a-decade leadership shuffle, but on the rural outskirts of Shanghai, not everyone was riveted to the screen. As the party congress drew to a close and Xi prepared to unveil a new leadership team during the national broadcast, some elderly residents gathering for lunch in the sleepy suburb of Fengxian expressed indifference.



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