Photo Series: Scenes from the Two Sessions

China’s once-in-a-decade leadership transition is underway at the “Two Sessions,” the annual convening of the National People’s Congress (NPC) and the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC). CDT has collected memorable snapshots from Beijing: former NBA star Yao Ming towering over his fellow delegates, hairstyles as social commentary, representatives in traditional dress. Look for more photos in the series this week.

Follow the latest news from the Two Sessions here.