Head of Organization Department, Communisty Party Central Committee
Born in 1950, Li holds a Bachelor's degree in mathematics from Fudan University, a Master's degree in economics from Beijing University, and a doctorate in law from the Central Party School. He rose up the ranks in Jiangsu Province and served as provincial party chief between 2002 and 2007, and has headed the Communist Party's Central Organization Department since 2007.
Vice-President Li Yuanchao wrapped up a low-profile trip to Guangdong at the weekend, a visit analysts described as a gesture of loyalty to President Xi Jinping.
Vice-President Li Yuanchao made his diplomatic debut in his new role in a meeting with Japanese business leaders in Beijing yesterday. Li was the highest-level official to attend the three-day...
A group of influential Japanese business leaders is due to meet Vice-President Li Yuanchao today in Beijing in an effort to improve soured relations between the two countries.
Yesterday's announcement that Li Yuanchao, a top ally of former president Hu Jintao , had been appointed vice-president was a much more low-key affair than when Xi Jinping, the new president, got...
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Li Yuanchao , a trusted ally of Communist Party General Secretary Hu Jintao, is tipped to become vice-president next year and oversee Hong Kong and Macau affairs.