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  • Sep 2, 2014
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When Premier Wen Jiabao went overseas he would often seize the chance to show the personable side of the Chinese leadership to overseas audiences, who sometimes perceive it as stern and rigid.

24 Nov 2012 - 8:40am

Premier Wen Jiabao has made a final push for political reform before giving up his party leadership post, urging his successors to revive long-stalled efforts to develop democracy and promote the...

10 Nov 2012 - 7:48am

Hu Jintao presided over a momentous decade in which China cemented its re-emergence as a global power, became the world’s second-largest economy, and dazzled the world with a glittering Olympic...

6 Nov 2012 - 1:46pm

The frosty wind that blew across the Taiwan Strait for decades has warmed considerably in recent years as both Beijing and Taipei focused on areas of agreement rather than dispute.

18 Oct 2012 - 7:22am

Who is the most athletic Chinese politician of our time?

Political pundits, who often struggle to assess party officials' prowess in the political arena, appear to have reached consensus...

9 Oct 2012 - 7:14am

Over his 10 years as premier, Wen Jiabao has often been Beijing's first face on the scene when disaster strikes in some remote corner of the country. Many have appreciated his knack for turning a...

7 Oct 2012 - 11:39am

While former premier Zhu Rongji is credited with introducing bold measures that set the mainland's financial system on the path of reform, his successor Wen Jiabao may be remembered more for his...

1 Oct 2012 - 1:53pm

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