Hu Chunhua, one of China’s four newly elected vice-premiers, was once considered the person most likely to succeed Xi Jinping as president. Photo: EPA-EFE

Man once ‘most likely’ to replace Chinese President Xi Jinping named as a vice-premier

Former party chief of country’s richest province expected to be tasked with driving out poverty

Topic |   China's Two Sessions 2018

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Hu Chunhua, one of China’s four newly elected vice-premiers, was once considered the person most likely to succeed Xi Jinping as president. Photo: EPA-EFE
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