Premier of China between 2003 and 2013, Wen Jiabao served as vice-premier between 1998 and 2002. Wen, who was born in 1942, spent 14 years working in Gansu province’s geological bureau before being promoted in 1982 to vice-minister of geology and mineral resources. Wen graduated from the Beijing Institute of Geology in 1968 and has a master’s degree in geology. He was a member of the Politburo Standing Committee between 2002 and 2012.
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I miss my compatriots in Hong Kong very much and I firmly believe the city has a bright future
Departing Premier Wen Jiabao
As crazy as I know it seems, I never thought I would be exposed
U.S. Olympic athlete Suzy Favor Hamilton on her newly revealed side job as a high-class escort
People can so easily lose their freedom for ridiculous reasons
Xie Suming, locked up by former Chongqing police chief Wang Lijun for a 30-character social network post