Top Communist Party officials meeting in Beijing are likely to issue a resolution putting the Chinese president on an equal footing with Mao Zedong. The way seems clear for Xi Jinping to claim a third term.
India's Narendra Modi has spoken in Glasgow on Monday and Japan's new Prime Minister Fumio Kishida was en route. But President Xi Jinping of China, the world's biggest emitter of greenhouse gases, skipped attendance.
China's President Xi Jinping says that the "reunification" with Taiwan "will be fulfilled", days after Chinese warplanes made record incursions into the air defence zone of the democratically ruled island. Self-governed Taiwan, which has never formally declared independence, lives under the constant threat of invasion by China, which views the island as its territory and has vowed to one day seize it, by force if necessary.
The Chinese president visited the city that served as the Dalai Lama's home before the spiritual leader was sent into exile in 1959.
US President Joe Biden and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, discussed issues including trade and human rights. Xi warned against a potential confrontation between the US and China.