23 February 2019

Xi to lead new work group on information security, paper says

China will establish a work group led by President Xi Jinping {習近平} to handle issues related to informatization and internet information security, Sing Tao Daily reported Wednesday, citing a Twitter microblog posting by veteran independent journalist Gao Yu. Premier Li Keqiang{李克強} and Liu Yunshan{劉雲山}, a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, will be the deputy heads of the group, according to the report. The initiative reflects the great importance the central government is placing on information security, an unidentified analyst was quoted as saying. 

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