|China's parliament endorses new cabinet lineup|
BEIJING, March 16 (Xinhua) -- The new lineup of China's State Council, nominated by Premier Li Keqiang, was endorsed by lawmakers at the ongoing national legislative session here Saturday afternoon.
--Zhang Gaoli, born in 1946, male, Vice Premier,
--Liu Yandong, born in 1945, female, Vice Premier
--Wang Yang, born in 1955, male, Vice Premier
--Ma Kai, born in 1946, male, Vice Premier
--Yang Jing, born in 1953, male, Mongolian ethnic, State Councilor and Secretary-General of the State Council
-- Chang Wanquan, born in 1949, male, State Councilor
-- Yang Jiechi, born in 1950, male, State Councilor
-- Guo Shengkun, born in 1954, male, State Councilor
--Wang Yong, born in 1955, male, State Councilor
-- Wang Yi, born in 1953, male, Foreign Minister
-- Lou Jiwei, born in 1950, male, Finance Minister
-- Gao Hucheng, born in 1951, male, Minister of Commerce
-- Xu Shaoshi, born in 1951, male, head of the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC)
--Li Bin, born in 1954, female, head of National Health and Family Planning Commission.
Both Zhou Xiaochuan and Liu Jiayi stayed in their posts as governor of the central bank and auditor-general.