Year in review: new era, better life...

2017 was witness to a series of remarkable events in China - from the all-important National Congress of the Communist Party of China to the 90th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Liberation Army, from the first domestically produced large passenger plane to more high-speed rail networks.

As the year draws to a close, let’s review the biggest stories from 2017 and look toward the future.

Video: Li Xiupeng, Lin Hanqing, Zhang Guangteng & Wang Yinuo

Copy editor: Ma Chi

Supervisors: Zhang Chunyan & Wang Jianfen