The CPC derives its legitimacy from its history and its central role in improving the living standard of a billion people. Now, growth will not be the same as it once was when China was just starting. There is no electoral mandate. The judiciary and the army are the arms of the party. It also means that there is no institution to ‘check and balance’ the party.

I am a 22-year-old girl confused about life. I am in a long distance relationship since three years with a guy who is nine years older to me.