• SCIO News November 26, 2018

    Digital media key to public awareness

    China's news release system must better adapt to the development of new media to further increase its efficiency and impact in getting its message across to domestic and international audiences on the key issues that concern them, spokespersons of different government organs and State-owned enterprises said on Sunday.

  • SCIO News October 16, 2018

    14th Beijing-Tokyo Forum commences in Tokyo

    The 14th Beijing-Tokyo Forum, an annual event representing the highest public diplomatic communications platform between China and Japan, opened in the Japanese capital on Oct. 14.

  • SCIO News October 12, 2018

    China, S. Korea vow to enhance media cooperation

    The 10th China-South Korea Media High-Level Dialogue was held in Seoul on Thursday, with participation of representatives from the mainstream media groups of the two countries as well as local experts.

  • SCIO News September 30, 2018

    Xu Lin meets Russian public relations and communications delegation

    Xu Lin met with Alexander Smirnov, chief of the Russian Presidential Directorate for Public Relations and Communications, in Beijing on Sept. 28.

  • SCIO News September 19, 2018

    Xu Lin hosts 2018 Beijing Forum on Human Rights

    Xu Lin hosted the opening ceremony of the 2018 Beijing Forum on Human Rights in the Chinese capital on Sept. 18.

  • SCIO News September 14, 2018

    Xu Lin meets Argentine minister of public media and contents system

    Xu Lin met with a delegation led by Hernán Lombardi, Argentine minister of public media and contents system, in Beijing on Sept. 14.

  • SCIO News September 12, 2018

    Xu Lin meets Omani minister of information

    Xu Lin met with Abdulmonam Mansoor Al Hasani, Omani minister of information, in Beijing on Sept. 11.

  • SCIO News August 21, 2018

    Xu Lin appointed SCIO minister

    Xu Lin was appointed minister of the State Council Information Office of China (SCIO), according to an official statement released on Tuesday.

  • August 21, 2018

    Xu Lin

    Xu Lin (徐麟) is a deputy head of the Publicity Department of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and the minister of the State Council Information Office of China.

    Xu was born in June 1963 and is from Shanghai. He joined the CPC in September 1982. He has an MBA degree.

    He worked in Shanghai until June 2015, with a stint in Tibet Autonomous Region from May 1995 to May 1998.

    He held the positions as deputy head of the Office of the Central Leading Group for Cyberspace Affairs and vice minister of the Cyberspace Administration of China from June 2015 to June 2016.

    He headed the Office of the Central Leading Group for Cyberspace Affairs from June 2016 to April 2018.

    He served as head of the Office of the Central Cyberspace Affairs Commission from April 2018 to July 2018.

    He was the minister of the Cyberspace Administration of China from June 2016 to July 2018.

    He has been a deputy head of the Publicity Department of the CPC Central Committee since June 2016.