Congratulations to David Barboza! The New York Times Shanghai bureau chief has been awarded the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting for his story on the secret wealth of former premier Wen Jiabao's family members. [ more...
The measures come a month after former Premier Wen Jiabao, during his last days in office, ordered the central bank to raise down-payment requirements for second mortgages in cities with excessive price gains and told local governments with the biggest price pressures to tighten home-purchase limits.
Yesterday, China officially selected its new president ; today, the country has chosen its new premier, Li Keqiang. At Beijing's National People's Congress, Li was confirmed to follow Wen Jiabao, winning 2,940 votes to three, the BBC reports. Already the Communist Party's no. 2, Li will lead on China's economy,...
On Tuesday outgoing Chinese premier Wen Jiabao opened the annual meeting of the National People's Congress with a report announcing, among other things, that defense spending will expand by 10.7 percent this year, reaching an official figure of $115.7 billion. Show More Summary
China’s retiring premier Wen Jiabao read out a carefully scripted government work report to a sea of reporters and legislators in Beijing's Great Hall of the People during the country's annual session of the parliament, marking his final televised address to the nation before stepping down.
Outgoing Premier Wen Jiabao thanked the Chinese people for allowing him to serve and expressed confidence in his successors during a panel discussion at the 12th National People's Congress (NPC). "The past decade was extraordinary in the country's development history. Show More Summary
China's National People's Congress (NPC) begins its annual plenary session today. Outgoing premier Wen Jiabao is delivering the Government Work Report today. This is considered the equivalent of the State of the Union speech. Here are...Show More Summary
The Premier of China, Wen Jiabao has publicly stated that he is committed to saving the wild tiger. However, his government is allowing trade in tiger skins from tiger farms and skins taken before poaching was outlawed. This trade is acting as a smokescreen for skins taken by killing wild tigers. Show More Summary
The trial of “Sina Weibo’s Community Administrative Rules” has blocked China Premier's name Wen Jiabao from appearing in Weibo. Written by Oiwan Lam · comments (0) Share: Donate · facebook · twitter · reddit · StumbleUpon · delicious · Instapaper
Last week news broke that the New York Times had been victim to a four-month long hacking campaign from China after publishing an investigative report on Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao’s family finances... Keep reading ?
Reports indicate that New York Times computers were breached by Chinese hackers following the NYT's Oct. 25th investigation into the accumulation of wealth by a family member of Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao. The attacks are allegedly retaliation...Show More Summary
Chinese hackers have been exacting their revenge on the New York Times, after the paper published an investigation in to the finances of the family of Wen Jiabao, China's lame-duck Premier. [ more › ]
After publishing an investigative report on Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao’s family finances last October, The New York Times was the victim of a prolonged four-month hacking scheme that may have... Keep reading ?
The New York Times said on Thursday that Chinese hackers had "persistently" attacked its computers over the past four months since the paper published a story on Premier Wen Jiabao, but sensitive material related to the report was not...Show More Summary
The New York Times said on Thursday that Chinese hackers had "persistently" attacked its computers over the past four months since the paper published a story on Premier Wen Jiabao, but sensitive material related to the report was not accessed.
Premier Wen Jiabao warned that the interests of rural residents must not be sacrificed in pursuing urbanization; China's ZTE Corp., which is struggling to eke out a profit, is set to shift its focus to its higher-margin enterprise business.
Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao called for action to alleviate pollution; Nissan pledged to win double-digit sales increases for its Infiniti luxury brand in China this year, following a tough 2012.
Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao has urged the central bank to promote “healthy” economic development. ||| Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao has urged the central bank to promote “healthy” economic development, the government said, after the economy expanded at its slowest pace for 13 years in 2012. Show More Summary
This time, China’s government was absolutely, positively going to release a plan to reduce China’s inequality. In October, Premier Wen Jiabao and the State Council ordered the plan be released by New Year’s Day, China’s state media reported.
In another Chinese-politician-visits-the-people move, Premier Wen Jiabao has made his third visit to Qinghai, a region in Western China bordering Tibet that was struck by a 7.1 magnitude earthquake in 2010. [ more › ]