President Xi Jinping claps as newly elevated Premier Li Keqiang (left) shakes hands with Wen Jiabao in 2013. Photo: Simon Song
President Xi Jinping claps as newly elevated Premier Li Keqiang (left) shakes hands with Wen Jiabao in 2013. Photo: Simon Song
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Chinese Premier Li Keqiang steps out of President Xi Jinping's shadow

Eclipsed by a strongman president, Premier Li Keqiang has been steadily winning praise for stewarding the economy from behind the scenes

President Xi Jinping claps as newly elevated Premier Li Keqiang (left) shakes hands with Wen Jiabao in 2013. Photo: Simon Song
President Xi Jinping claps as newly elevated Premier Li Keqiang (left) shakes hands with Wen Jiabao in 2013. Photo: Simon Song
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