Brief #144: State Council’s New Organisational Structure
On March 20, the newly-appointed State Council published lists of its constituent departments and state administrations, thereby confirming the organisational
Brief #143: March Politburo Meeting: Education Campaign and Personal Reporting
On March 30, the Politburo convened a meeting, with two outcomes.
First, the Politburo launched a thematic education campaign on
Brief #142: Investigation and Research: Mass Line and High Modernism
On March 19, the General Office of the Central Committee released the Work Programme for Vigorous and Extensive Investigation and
Brief #141: Party and State Institutional Reform Plan 2023
On March 16, Xinhua published the Party and State Institutional Reform Plan (党和国家机构改革方案) issued by the Central Committee and the
Brief #140: Two Sessions 2023: Outcomes
China’s annual Two Sessions concluded on March 13. Outcomes included reshuffling leadership for state institutions and approving a plan
Brief #139: State Council Institutional Reform Plan 2023
On March 10, the National People's Congress approved the State Council Institutional Reform Plan (国务院机构改革方案) proposed by the Chinese government.
Brief #138: Government Work Report 2023
On March 5, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang delivered the 2023 Government Work Report to the National People's Congress.
Brief #137: 20th Central Committee Second Plenum
The Second Plenum of the Central Committee was held from February 26 to 28. The outcomes of the Plenum are
Brief #136: Politburo Meeting: Second Plenum Announced
The Politburo met on February 21 and announced the Central Committee Second Plenum dates: February 26 to 28.
Brief #135: January Politburo Meeting, Asia Power Index
The January Politburo Meeting: A Mystery
No Politburo Meeting was publicly reported for January. This is curious for a number