Wen Jiabao's basketball game wasn't just for fun; it was aimed at polishing his populist touch, analysts say.

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Wen Jiabao's basketball game wasn't just for fun; it was aimed at polishing his populist touch, analysts say.
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Shi Jiangtao

Shi Jiangtao

A former diplomat, Shi Jiangtao has worked as a China reporter at the Post for more than a decade. He's interested in political, social and environmental development in China.