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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.71, October 19, 2015.

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China Politics Weekly

Issue No.71 –October 19, 2015

 

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PBSC Week in Review
Xi Jinping

 

Oct 16 Xi addressed the 2015 Global Poverty and Reduction Forum.

 

  Oct 15 Xi met with Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen.

 

    Xi met with foreign representatives attending the Asian Political Parties’ Special Conference on the Silk Road.

 

    Xi met with Cypriot President Nicos Aanastasiades.

 

    Xi met with Chadian President Idriss Deby.

 

  Oct 14 Xi held talks with Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic.

 

  Oct 13 Xi chaired the 17th meeting of the Central Leading Small Group on Comprehensively Deepening Reform.

The meeting passed documents on improving the ability for people to sue the government, reforming state-owned farms, clarifying central and local taxes, categorizing SOEs, and improving dispute resolution mechanisms.

 

    Xi sent instructions to a symposium on national moral role models.
  Oct 12 Xi chaired a meeting of the Politburo.

The meeting scheduled the fifth plenary session of the 18th CPC Central Committee (Oct 26-29) and approved revised rules on clean governance and punishments for breaking Party rules.

 

    Xi held a Politburo Study Session.

The session focused on promoting a more equitable global governance system. Qin Yaqing from the Foreign Affairs University gave a lecture.

 

    Xi offered congratulations to Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko on his re-election as president.

 

  Oct 11 Xi sent a message of condolence to Turkey for Saturday’s blasts in Ankara.

 

Li Keqiang

 

Oct 15 Li met with Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic.
  Oct 14 Li chaired an executive meeting of the State Council.

The meeting focused on issues of building broadband networks and promoting the development of e-commerce in rural areas, and accelerating the development of the express delivery industry.

 

  Oct 13 Li attended the meeting of the Central Leading Group for Deepening Overall Reform.

 

    Li addressed a meeting to discuss the economic situation with the government heads of Tianjin, Shanghai, Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Anhui, Hubei, Yunnan and Guangxi.

 

  Oct 12 Li extended congratulations to Chairman of Nepal’s Communist Party Kahadga Prasha Sharma Oli on his assumption of Nepal’s premiership.

 

  Oct 11 Li sent a message of condolence to Turkey for Saturday’s blasts in Ankara.

 

Zhang Dejiang Oct 16 Zhang met with President of the Democratic Party of Mongolia and Chairman of the State Great Hural of Mongolia Zandaakhuu Enkhbold.

 

    Zhang met with Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic.
  Oct 15 Zhang met with Speaker of the Bangladesh National Assembly Shirin Sharmin  Chowdhury.

 

  Oct 14 Zhang met with Georgian parliamentary speaker David Usupashvili.

 

  Oct 13 Zhang attended a meeting with a delegation from Macao.

 

  Oct 12 Zhang met with deputy chairperson of the Russian Federal Council Ilyas Umakhanov.

 

Yu Zhengsheng Oct 16 Yu spoke at a symposium on United Front work.

 

  Oct 14 Yu attended and spoke at a symposium on developing socialism with Chinese characteristics.

 

  Oct 13 Yu met with Second Vice President of the Cambodian Senate Tep Ngorn.

 

Liu Yunshan Oct 16 Liu met with Natsuo Yamaguchi, leader of Japan’s Komeito Party.

 

  Oct 14 Liu met with President of the National Assembly of Laos Pany Yathotou.

 

    Liu met with former Indonesian president Megawati Soekarnoputri.

 

  Oct 13 Liu attended a meeting of the Central Leading Group for Deepening Overall Reform.

 

    Liu addressed the Symposium for national moral role models.

 

  Oct 11 Liu delivered a speech at a cemetery for martyrs of the Chinese People’s Volunteer Army in Anju, North Korea.

 

Wang Qishan

 

   
Zhang Gaoli Oct 16 Zhang met with Vice President of Bolivia Alvaro Garcia Linera.

 

  Oct 14 Zhang returned to Beijing.

 

  Oct 13 Zhang and Singapore Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean co-chaired the 12th meeting of China-Singapore Joint Council for Bilateral Cooperation.

 

    Zhang met with Singaporean President Tony Tan Keng Yam.

 

    Zhang met with Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.

 

  Oct 12 Zhang arrived in Singapore.

 

 

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