A new day in China - but is it a new dawn for the country?

The national flag flies from the top of the National Museum of China, opposite of the Great Hall of the People
The national flag flies from the top of the National Museum of China, opposite of the Great Hall of the People Credit: Reuters

The day has dawned, China's new leaders will walk on stage at approximately 11.00 am, no great surprise expected - but is it a new dawn for China?

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China confirms new leaders

China's ruling Communist Party has confirmed the new team that will lead the country for the next ten years. Xi Jinping was named as the party's new general secretary and will become the head of state in March.