As head of the opaque United Front Work Department, Politburo newcomer Shi Taifeng’s main task is to advance the party’s agenda at home and abroad. Photo: Weibo
As head of the opaque United Front Work Department, Politburo newcomer Shi Taifeng’s main task is to advance the party’s agenda at home and abroad. Photo: Weibo

Xi Jinping ally Shi Taifeng to head Chinese Communist Party’s influence machine

  • Politburo newcomer Shi tapped to advance party agenda at home and abroad as head of the United Front Work Department
  • Shi tells staff that implementing ‘the spirit of the 20th party congress’ is now their main political task

As head of the opaque United Front Work Department, Politburo newcomer Shi Taifeng’s main task is to advance the party’s agenda at home and abroad. Photo: Weibo
As head of the opaque United Front Work Department, Politburo newcomer Shi Taifeng’s main task is to advance the party’s agenda at home and abroad. Photo: Weibo
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