New party boss for China’s ministry of transport
Yang Chuantang, a seasoned politician who has no shipping background, has been appointed secretary of China’s Communist Party’s committee in the Ministry of Transport.
The move sends strong hints that Mr Yang will replace standing minister Li Shenglin in China’s once in-a-decade leadership transition this autumn.
Mr Yang, once a worker in a chemical fertiliser plant and who studied Chinese literature, does...
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