Delegates at China's National People's Congress
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China politicians begin campaigning at annual session

China's politicians have begun campaigning at the annual session of the National People's Congress, ahead of the reshuffle that will see a change in its top figures later this year.

The Chinese government wants the once-in-a-decade changeover to take place behind closed doors, but some of those hoping to advance their careers are being more open about their aims.

Michael Bristow reports from Beijing.

  • 12 Mar 2012