BEIJING -- China's central government, the State Council, has appointed three
new officials to the State Press and Publication Administration (SPPA).
Li Dongdong, Yan Xiaohong and Sun Shoushan replace Yu Yongzhan and Shi Feng
as deputy directors of the SPPA.
Li Dongdong has been serving as the head of the publicity department of the
regional committee of the Communist Party of China of Ningxia Hui Autonomous
Yan Xiaohong has been the deputy head of the National Copyright
Sun Shoushan has been working as the director of the general office of the
Meanwhile, Han Changfu is no longer deputy director of the Research Office of
the State Council. He has been appointed vice governor of northeast China's
Under direct leadership of the State Council, the SPPA is in charge of
establishing laws and regulations on the press and publications, approving
publishing houses and audio and video productions, prohibiting illegal
publications and unauthorized imports of foreign publications and dealing with
copyright infringement cases.