General Images As Xi Jinping Assumes China's Presidency to Cement Transition of Power

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People wait for the daily flag-lowering ceremony at Tiananmen Square... News PhotoAsia,Beijing,Ceremony,China - East Asia,East Asia,Economy,Environment,Flag,Government,Horizontal,International Landmark,People,Politics,Routine,Tiananmen Square,WaitingPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2013 BloombergPeople wait for the daily flag-lowering ceremony at Tiananmen Square in Beijing, China, on Thursday, March 14, 2013. Xi Jinping was named China's president by the national legislature, replacing Hu Jintao in the country's most rapid formal transfer of power in more than a generation. Photographer: Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg via Getty Images