Wen Jiabao

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PUBLISHED : Thursday, 11 March, 2004, 12:00am
UPDATED : Thursday, 11 March, 2004, 12:00am

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In today's paper

Chief justice promises to combat crime

Death penalty may be restricted to higher courts

Private businessmen say they should get more respect

Wu Bangguo says handle complaints locally

Today in congress

News conference by Zhou Xiaochuan, central bank governor, and Liu Mingkang, China Banking Regulatory Commission chairman


News conference by the governors of the three northeastern provinces


Annual session closes

Premier Wen Jiabao's annual news conference

Quote of the day

'A few governors have been arrested for corruption and you can't conclude that all governors are bad'

Zhang Wenzhong, owner of a chain of supermarkets, on the bad reputation of private businessmen on the mainland