|Xi Jinping gives his New Year's address with two red phones on his desk...|
|This picture was spotted on the shelf behind him|
Three showed him posing with different groups in the military, three were of him visiting the poor, one was about the Belt and Road, one had him posing with young Hong Kong people to mark the 20th anniversary of its handover to China, and one showed him retaking the Party oath
|This photo showing his love of football was not there...|
A friend of mine who covers sports in China noted in Xi's other New Year speeches in 2014, 2015 and 2016, there were football-related pictures on the bookshelves, but this time there were none.
However, I'm more interested in the two red phones on his desk...