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State Council reshuffles officials

Updated: Jan 11,2019 8:46 PM     Xinhua

BEIJING — The State Council announced the appointment and removal of several officials on Jan 11.

Gao Xiang was appointed vice-president of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, replacing Li Peilin, and no longer serves as deputy head of the Cyberspace Administration of China, according to a State Council statement.

Du Zhanyuan was removed from the posts of both deputy minister of education and head of the State Language Commission.

Shen Ying no longer serves as deputy head of the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of the State Council.

Zhang Xi was removed from the post of deputy chief of the National Natural Science Foundation of China.