Veteran revolutionary Chen Muhua dies

PUBLISHED : Friday, 13 May, 2011, 12:00am
UPDATED : Friday, 13 May, 2011, 12:00am

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Former vice-premier Chen Muhua died in Beijing yesterday, aged 90. The veteran Communist Party of China revolutionary, the second female vice-premier, held several other key posts including state councillor, Standing Committee of the National People's Congress vice-chairwoman and All-China Women's Federation president. In 1985, she became the People's Bank of China governor and was credited by some as a pioneer of China's financial reform.

 

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