Former US president Barack Obama waves as he arrives to speak at the North American Climate Summit, in Chicago, Illinois, on December 5. Photo: EPA-EFE

Life after high office: Obama gives speeches, while retired Chinese leaders stay out of the limelight

Jiang Xun reflects on the Chinese proposal to review the pension and benefits for retired state leaders, as he watches the former US president take on lucrative speaking engagements and maintain an active public life

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Former US president Barack Obama waves as he arrives to speak at the North American Climate Summit, in Chicago, Illinois, on December 5. Photo: EPA-EFE
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