File photo taken on Dec. 20, 2008 shows Yu Zhengsheng (L) delivers a speech at a banquet held for Wu Poh-hsiung, chairman of the Kuomintang, and Lien Chan, honorary chairman of the Kuomintang, during the 4th Cross-Straits Economic, Trade and Cultural Forum in east China's Shanghai Municipality.
Liu Yunshan: Down-to-earth journalist joins CPC top leadership
In this file photo taken on July 19, 2004, Liu Yunshan (L, front) meets representatives attending a commendation ceremony of young and middle-aged Chinese literary and art workers with supreme virtue and artistic achievements at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China.
In this file photo taken on May 11, 2006, Liu Yunshan (R), then a member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, also a member of the Secretariat of the CPC Central Committee and head of the Publicity Department of the CPC Central Committee, shakes hands with a Russian guest while meeting a delegation of Russian mainstream media heads at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China.
In this file photo taken on April 14, 2011, Liu Yunshan poses for a group photo with local residents as he inspects post-earthquake reconstruction projects in Jiegu Town of Yushu County, northwest China's Qinghai Province.