updated Wed. January 18, 2023
April 27, 2018
In April 2005, former Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao visited India. The two sides established Strategic and Cooperative Partnership for Peace and Prosperity, while the signing of an agreement on Political Parameters and Guiding Principles. During former Chinese President Hu Jintao's visit to India inÃâÃÂ ...
April 27, 2018
Prime minister Narendra Modi's trip to Wuhan for a summit with Chinese president Xi Jinping has been preceded by much VIP air traffic between Beijing and New Delhi. Since late last year, an assortment of ministers, mandarins, and other sundry officials have flown across the Himalayas—the site of aÃâÃÂ ...
The Star Online
April 25, 2018
Prominent figures with the name Bao include former Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao and Hong Kong kungfu film star Sammo Hung Kam-bo. Zhi Fu Bao, who runs a sundry shop, is the second of four siblings. His brothers' names are Shun (smooth) and Fa (prosperity), while his sister is Hua (flower).
The Star Online
April 20, 2018
... social and ecological advancement; and the goal of a great socialist nation. Growth priority. I recall in 2007, Premier Wen Jiabao argued rightly that “the biggest problem with China's economy is that the growth is unstable, unbalanced, uncoordinated and unsustainable”. What a difference 10 years make.
April 12, 2018
In 2009, then-Premier Wen Jiabao made an impassioned plea about Washington's post-Lehman-Brothers-crisis borrowing binge. “We have made a huge amount of loans to the United States,” Wen said. “Of course, we are concerned about the safety of our assets. To be honest, I am a little bit worried.
April 10, 2018
The last Chinese premier to make an official visit to Japan was Wen Jiabao, Li's predecessor, in May 2011. Li's possible visit is viewed as a step toward the goal of getting Xi to make a state visit to Japan down the track. Xi has yet to visit Japan since he became China's president in 2013. As for the recentÃâÃÂ ...
April 7, 2018
The last Chinese premier to make an official visit to Japan was then Premier Wen Jiabao in May 2011. During his trip, Wen visited Fukushima Prefecture and other areas hit by the deadly earthquake and tsunami in March that year. Li is expected to attend the trilateral summit with Abe and South KoreanÃâÃÂ ...
April 2, 2018
In February, the New York Times reported (paywall) that Whitney Duan 段伟红, 49, “who set up companies with relatives of Wen Jiabao 温家宝, China's prime minister from 2003-13, was detained before a Communist Party congress last year, according to three friends and business associates.” Earlier todayÃâÃÂ ...
March 10, 2018
The Chinese government's repression of political dissent in Tibetan areas warrants fact-finding visits by United Nations human rights experts, Human Rights Watch said, releasing a new compilation of cases and sentences against Tibetans. On February 21, 2018, six UN experts called for the release ofÃâÃÂ ...
The Japan Times
March 3, 2018
As years of tension between Japan and China begin to thaw, inviting Li for a formal visit is viewed as a step toward getting Chinese President Xi Jinping to eventually make a state visit. The last Chinese leader to make an official visit to Japan was then-Premier Wen Jiabao in May 2010. Li is expected to beÃâÃÂ ...
February 27, 2018
Even while still nominally behind Hu Jintao and Wen Jiabao in the hierarchy, he regularly stole the international spotlight from his bosses. Upon becoming president, Xi altered the composition of the PSC, shrinking it from nine to seven, and broke with previous norms advocating balance on the committee toÃâÃÂ ...
The Star Online
February 11, 2018
The Penang Chief Minister said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak was present with then Chinese premier Wen Jiabao during the April 28, 2011 ceremony. “He (Najib) witnessed the ceremony in which it was stated clearly that the MoU was between a China company and the Penang government.
Radio Free Asia
February 9, 2018
Undated photo of Duan Weihong, a wealthy entrepreneur and a key figure in the finances of the family of a former Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao. Public domain. Chinese authorities have detained a wealthy businesswoman with strong financial ties to the country's former premier, Wen Jiabao, The New YorkÃâÃÂ ...
January 9, 2018
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The son of former Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao (溫家寶) has been detained in what could be one of the highest-profile arrests since last autumn's 19th Communist Party congress, media reported Wednesday. Winston Wen (溫雲松) has generally been described as a businessmanÃâÃÂ ...
December 31, 1999
Indeed, as early as 2007, Mr Hu's own premier, Wen Jiabao, had concluded that China's economic trajectory was “unstable, unbalanced, uncoordinated, and unsustainable.” By contrast, argue the economists, Mr Xi has begun to turn things around by fighting for a “cleaner party.” His massive anti-corruptionÃâÃÂ ...
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