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Xi Advocates Efforts To Boost China’s Maritime Power

President Xi Jinping has championed efforts to build China into a maritime power, adding that the country will pursue “converging interests” with other countries in oceanic development. At a study session with members of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee on Tuesday, Xi called for efforts to learn more about and further manage maritime development.

Read Here – Xinhua

China Unveils Lineup Of Top Political Advisors

Some well-known names in China’s cabinet, including central banker Zhou Xiaochuan, and senior provincial officials, entered leadership of the country’s top political advisory body. The leaders that comprises a chairman and 23 vice chairpersons were elected by members of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC).

Yu Zhengsheng, 67, a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, was elected chairman of the CPPCC National Committee, replacing Jia Qinglin.

Read Here – Xinhua

China’s Leaders Plan Government Revamp as Xi Set to Take Reins

China’s new leaders will this week consider plans to revamp the central government as part of efforts to streamline bureaucracy and boost an economy that’s recovering from the slowest growth in 13 years.

The Communist Party’s 25-member Politburo endorsed draft reforms that will be discussed by the broader Central Committee on Feb. 26-28, the official Xinhua News Agency reported on Feb. 23 without giving details. The changes will be approved at the annual session of the nation’s legislature next month when Li Keqiang, the party’s No. 2, succeeds Wen Jiabao as premier and General Secretary Xi Jinping takes over from Hu Jintao as president.

Read Here – Bloomberg

China’s Leaders: Who Holds the Real Power?

Sometime in the next few weeks, the Chinese Communist Party will likely convene its Party Congress, which meets every five years to set major policies and choose its Central Committee of about 370 members. This year a major leadership change will take place. China watchers are scrutinizing the personality and goals of Vice President Xi Jinping, who’s almost certain to become the country’s next party secretary, president, and, at some point, head of the military. Analyzing Xi is crucial—especially given his recent, mysterious two-week absence from public view. (He’s since been seen in good health at various functions.)

Read Here – Businessweek

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