President Xi Jinping said China will “never seek global hegemony” — the dominance at the expense of others — during a speech Tuesday marking the Asian nation’s economic reform enacted 40 years ago. . . .
China’s president, who assume[d] power in 2012 and no longer is bound by term limits, gave his speech in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square, where political reforms attempts were stopped by the military in 1989.