Wen Jiabao approved by parliament to be Chinese premier
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Wen Jiabao approved by parliament to be Chinese premier

-- Chinese President Hu Jintao (R) shakes hands with Wen Jiabao after Wen was approved to be premier of China's State Council according to the result of a secret ballot by legislators during the sixth plenary meeting of the First Session of the 11th National People's Congress (NPC) in Beijing, capital of China, March 16, 2008. (Xinhua/Ju Peng)

Chinese President Hu Jintao (R) shakes hands with Wen Jiabao after Wen was approved to be premier of China's State Council according to the result of a secret ballot by legislators during the sixth plenary meeting of the First Session of the 11th National People's Congress (NPC) in Beijing, capital of China, March 16, 2008. (Xinhua/Ju Peng)
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    BEIJING, March 16 (Xinhua) -- Wen Jiabao was approved to be premier of China's State Council here Sunday morning, according to the result of a secret ballot by legislators at the ongoing session of the 11th National People's Congress.

    Wen, born in 1942, has been Chinese premier since March 2003. Full Story

Chinese parliament approves premier, CMC vice-chairmen

The sixth plenary meeting of the First Session of the 11th National People's Congress (NPC) is held at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing,  March 16, 2008. (Xinhua Photo)
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    BEIJING, March 16 (Xinhua) -- Wen Jiabao was approved Sunday morning by legislators to start another five-year term as Chinese premier, and Guo Boxiong and Xu Caihou were approved to be vice-chairmen of the Central Military Commission (CMC) of the People's Republic of China.

    Liang Guanglie, Chen Bingde, Li Jinai, Liao Xilong, Chang Wanquan, Jing Zhiyuan, Wu Shengli and Xu Qiliang were approved to be CMC members. Full Story

Guo Boxiong, Xu Caihou approved to be CMC vice-chairmen 

    BEIJING, March 16 (Xinhua) -- Guo Boxiong and Xu Caihou were approved to be vice-chairmen of the Central Military Commission (CMC) of the People's Republic of China on Sunday morning at the top legislature.

    Both Guo, born in 1942, and Xu, born in 1943, are members of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China. Full Story

Wang Shengjun elected China's top judge 

    BEIJING, March 16 (Xinhua) -- Wang Shengjun was elected president of the Supreme People's Court of China here Sunday morning at the ongoing session of the 11th National People's Congress, the top legislature. Full Story
   

Cao Jianming elected China's top procurator   

    BEIJING, March 16 (Xinhua) -- Cao Jianming was elected procurator-general of the Supreme People's Procuratorate of China Sunday morning at the ongoing session of the 11th National People's Congress, the top legislature. Full Story

Wen Jiabao nominated candidate for Chinese premier

    BEIJING, March 16 (Xinhua) -- Wen Jiabao was nominated at a plenary meeting of China's parliament on Sunday morning as the sole candidate for the premier of China's State Council in a letter signed by Chinese President Hu Jintao. Full Story

Guo Boxiong, Xu Caihou nominated candidates for CMC vice-chairmen

    BEIJING, March 16 (Xinhua) -- Guo Boxiong and Xu Caihou were nominated at a plenary meeting of China's parliament on Sunday morning the candidates of vice-chairmen of the Central Military Commission (CMC) of the People's Republic of China in a letter signed by CMC Chairman Hu Jintao. Full Story

Chinese legislators to vote on nomination of premier, senior military officials

    BEIJING, March 16 (Xinhua) -- Chinese legislators will vote on the nomination of premier and vice-chairpersons and members of the Central Military Commission of the People's Republic of China on Sunday morning.

    President of the Supreme People's Court and procurator-general of the Supreme People's Procuratorate will also be elected at the sixth plenary meeting of the First Session of the 11th National People's Congress (NPC). Full Story

Candidate namelist of premier, CMC vice-chairpersons, members finalized 

    BEIJING, March 15 (Xinhua) -- The candidate for Chinese premier was finalized Saturday afternoon, along with those for vice-chairpersons and members of the Central Military Commission (CMC) of the country, and the country's top judge and procurator-general.

    The namelists of the candidates will be put on voting on Sunday at a plenary meeting of the First Session of the 11th National People's Congress (NPC). Full Story

Editor: Feng Tao
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