That rare once-in-a-decade leadership transition, or the 18th Party Congress, is still taking place in Beijing.
It's a major political moment in the world's most populous country. But what do the people of China make of it?
I posed the question to social commentator and author Lijia Zhang, and her answer is one big collective shrug:
"Many ordinary people don't feel so excited or joyful about what's happening. It's the party's business and has nothing to do with us."
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