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Editor’s note: This is a backup archive of China Politics Weekly, a weekly email tracking political developments in China. Archives of the most recent posts will be available on Dossier as an part of the China in the World project. This post is drawn from China Politics Weekly, No.70, October 12, 2015.

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China Politics Weekly

Issue No.70 – October 12, 2015

 

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PBSC Week in Review
Xi Jinping

 

Oct 9 Xi sent a congratulatory message to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on the 70th anniversary of the founding of the Workers Party of Korea.

 

  Oct 3 Xi and Singaporean President Tony Tan Keng Yam exchanged congratulatory messages to celebrate the 25th anniversary of establishing diplomatic ties.
  Oct 1 Xi celebrated National Day with ethnic minority representatives.

 

    Xi appointed four new ambassadors.

Mongolia, Angola, Ecuador and Samoa.

 

  Sep 30 Xi attended the State Council reception at the Great Hall of the People marking the 66th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China.

 

    Xi attended a Martyrs’ Day ceremony in Tian’anmen Square.

 

Li Keqiang

 

Oct 10 Li sent instructions to the National Work Conference on Shantytowns.

 

  Oct 9 Li met with Thailand Minister of Foreign Affairs Dan Pramudwinai.

 

  Oct 6 Li sent a letter of congratulations to Nobel Prize in medicine winner Tu Youyou.

 

  Oct 3 Li and Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong exchanged congratulatory messages on the 25th anniversary of establishing diplomatic ties.

 

  Oct 1 Li congratulated Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on his re-election as prime minister.

 

  Sep 30 Li chaired an executive meeting of the State Council.

The meeting focused on creating a fair and regulated business environment; building “sponge cities” to improve urban water ecology; and new energy and developing low-emission vehiciles.

 

    Li attended and spoke at the State Council National Day reception.

 

    Li attended a Martyrs’ Day ceremony in Tian’anmen Square.

 

    Li met with the 27 newly-appointed ambassadors and envoys stationed in China.

 

    Li met with foreign experts who won the 2015 Chinese government’s Friendship Award.

 

Zhang Dejiang Oct 9 Zhang met with a delegation of security units form Hong Kong.

 

  Sep 30 Zhang  attended the State Council reception at the Great Hall of the People marking the 66th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China.

 

    Zhang attended a Martyrs’ Day ceremony in Tian’anmen Square.

 

Yu Zhengsheng Oct 9 Yu presided over the 35th chairpersons’ meeting of the 12th CPPCC National Committee.
  Oct 1 Yu addressed a grand rally marking the 60th anniversary of the founding of Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous region in Urumqi, Xinjiang.

 

    Yu and his delegation returned to Beijing.

 

  Sep 30 Yu met with senior military officers from the Xinjiang Military Area Command, the Xinjiang Division of the Chinese People’s Armed Police and Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps in Urumqi, Xinjiang.

 

    Yu spoke at a work report hearing by Xinjiang Party and government in Urumqi, Xinjiang.
  Sep 29 Yu visited various ethnic groups in Altay, Xinjiang.
     
Liu Yunshan Oct 9 Liu met with North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang, North Korea.

 

    Liu went to North Korea.

 

  Sep 30 Liu attended the State Council reception at the Great Hall of the People marking the 66th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China.

 

    Liu attended a Martyrs’ Day ceremony in Tian’anmen Square.

 

Wang Qishan Sep 30 Wang attended the State Council reception at the Great Hall of the People marking the 66th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China.

 

    Wang attended a Martyrs’ Day ceremony in Tian’anmen Square.

 

Zhang Gaoli Oct 10 Zhang spoke at the National Work Conference on Shantytowns.
  Oct 3 Zhang and Singaporean Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean exchanged congratulatory messages on the 25th anniversary of establishing diplomatic ties.

 

  Sep 30 Zhang attended the State Council reception at the Great Hall of the People marking the 66th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China.

 

    Zhang attended a Martyrs’ Day ceremony at Tian’anmen Square.

 

    Zhang met with foreign experts who won the Chinese government’s 2015 Friendship Award.

 

 

 

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