Chinese author and Nobel prize winner Mo Yan (C) leaves at the opening session of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on March 3, 2013. Thousands of delegates from across China meet this week to seal a power transfer to new leaders whose first months running the Communist Party have pumped up expectations with a deluge of propaganda. AFP PHOTO / Ed Jones
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Nobel Prize Laureate for Literature and author Mo Yan of China attends the Nobel Banquet after the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony at Town Hall on December 10, 2012 in Stockholm, Sweden.
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Delegate Mo Yan (Centor), the first Chinese national to win the Nobel Literature Prize, leaves the meeting room as the security personnel guarding during the plenary session of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference at the Great Hall of the People on March 11, 2013 in Beijing, China. Yu Zhengsheng was elected Chairman of the National Committee of CPPCC on Monday. The CPPCC is a patriotic united front organization of the Chinese people, serving as a key mechanism for multi-party cooperation and political consultation under the leadership of the Communist Party of China.
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Mo Yan, the first Chinese national to win the Nobel Literature Prize and a delegate to the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), walks through a swarm of journalists outside the Great Hall of the People before a pre-opening session of the CPPCC on March 1, 2013 in Beijing, China. The reshuffle will be completed at the first annual session of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC), which is scheduled to begin on March 5, and the first annual session of the 12th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), which will commence on March 3.
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Nobel Prize in Literature laureate Mo Yan of China attends a press conference on December 6, 2012 in Stockholm, Sweden.