Wan Li

Out of My Closet: Ren Wan

Minimalist Ren Wan (left), who runs clothes swaps through Jup Yeah, is a believer in sustainable fashion.Photos: Carmen Chan

"I'm not a fashion lover - it's part of life," says Ren Wan, the founder of Jup Yeah, which organises events at which people can swap unwanted belongings. Her apartment is small, but has all the essentials for working, relaxing and eating.

Friday, 26 October, 2012, 2:58pm

Game, set and match as women take control

IT has not been traditional for Communist Party leaders to reveal their favourite sports. But after 16 years of reform, it may be time for a change.

11 Jun 1995 - 12:00am

Deng ally warns of peasants' plight

A CLOSE ally of patriarch Deng Xiaoping has warned the senior echelon of the Communist Party not to overlook the development of agriculture.

Former chairman of the National People's Congress (NPC), Wan Li, reportedly said in a meeting last March with senior CCP leaders that the economy would be in great danger if the authorities continued to ignore peasants' discontent.

7 Jul 1993 - 12:00am

Sichuan ally moves away from Zhao

THE reformist governor of Sichuan, Mr Xiao Yang, yesterday attempted to distance himself from his former ally, the ousted communist party boss, Mr Zhao Ziyang.

31 Mar 1993 - 12:00am

'Democrats' elevated to top positions

THE Communist Party has elevated leaders of major''democratic parties'' and minority groups to top posts in the National People's Congress (NPC).

26 Mar 1993 - 12:00am