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A rare figure among China’s top leadership who cultivated an image of a populist leader, former Premier Wen Jiabao is one of China’s most well-liked leaders. File photo
AP A rare figure among China’s top leadership who cultivated an image of a populist leader, former Premier Wen Jiabao is one of China’s most well-liked leaders. File photo

Goodbye Mr. Wen

A popular leader steps down in China after a decade at the helm, leaving a contested legacy » 2 comments
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang

New Beijing top order focuses on efficiency

China’s new Premier Li Keqiang has begun his ten year-term by issuing a warning of the challenges faced by the Communist Party in pushing forward reforms and tackling deep-rooted corruption, descr... »
Li Keqiang stands up after he was named as the new Premier of China during a plenary session of the National People's Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Friday.

Bolder reform hopes as Li Keqiang becomes Premier

China’s Communist Party on Friday moved towards concluding its leadership transition with the expected appointment of second-ranked Politburo Standing Committee member Li Keqiang as the country’s... »
Chinese Communist Party General Secretary and incoming-President Xi Jinping reads a report during a plenary session of the National People's Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Sunday.

In restructured Chinese government, market given a major role

Several crucial Cabinet-level Ministries were dismantled and merged with the aim of reducing the government’s role and promoting non-governmental and market forces. »
Shen Jilan, 83, at a meeting in Beijing this week as China's National People's Congress holds its annual session. Photo: Ananth Krishnan

12-time legislator who never voted ‘no’

Oldest in Parliament turns symbol of ‘rubberstamp’ legislature »