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Two political events late last year sent contradictory signals about the prospects for political reform in China. One was Premier Wen Jiabao’s comments about the desirability of political reform to help the Chinese Communist PartyShow More Summary

China Leaders' Families Stash Riches In The British Virgin Islands

Relatives of top Chinese leaders including President Xi Jinping and former premier Wen Jiabao have used offshore tax havens to hide their wealth, according to a mammoth investigation released Wednesday. The International Consortium of...Show More Summary

It Sounds Like China's Ex-Premier Is Scared He'll Be The Next To Go Down In The Country's Big Corruption Probe

Wen Jiabao, the former Premier of China who stepped down last spring, sounds scared. This weekend he wrote a letter to a columnist in Hong Kong denying any abuse of power during his rule, according to the South China Morning Post. But Wen hasn't been accused of anything yet. That isn't to say he doesn't have reason to worry. Show More Summary

Wen Jiabao publicly denies role in accusations of family's secret wealth

10 months agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Former Chinese premier Wen Jiabao has issued what appears to be his first public denial of accusations surrounding the $2.7 billion fortune accumulated by his family members during his 10 years in power. [ more › ]

The Most Disturbing Part Of The JPMorgan News Is That It's Not Shocking At All

No one who has spent more than a little time in China can be shocked by the latest blockbuster from The New York Times about the means through which the family of former Premier Wen Jiabao traded access to power for personal gain. The...Show More Summary

The Most Disturbing Part Of The JPMorgan News Is That It's Not Shocking At All

No one who has spent more than a little time in China can be shocked by the latest blockbuster from The New York Times about the means through which the family of former Premier Wen Jiabao traded access to power for personal gain. The...Show More Summary

The Most Disturbing Part Of The JPMorgan News Is That It's Not Shocking At All

No one who has spent more than a little time in China can be shocked by the latest blockbuster from The New York Times about the means through which the family of former Premier Wen Jiabao traded access to power for personal gain. The...Show More Summary

JPMorgan paid daughter of ex-Chinese Premier

JPMorgan paid $1.8 million over two years to a small consulting firm run by the daughter of former Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao, The New York Times reported. ||| Hong Kong - JPMorgan paid $1.8 million over two years to a small consulting...Show More Summary

China’s Wistful Wen Gets His Wish

A recently published collection of former Premier Wen Jiabao’s speeches and letters is probably not of the memorable kind. While occasionally illuminating, it is mostly long on slogans and short on insight.

China’s Ex-Premier Wen Jiabao Resurfaces

China’s former premier made his first major public appearance since stepping down earlier this year to praise the late father of current President Xi Jinping as a key reform figure who overcame adversity to fight for the interests of ordinary Chinese.

Wen Jiabao wrote a nice thank you letter to the artist of this badass painting

A 79 year old professor at the Sichuan Academy of Fine Arts received a personal thank you letter from former premier Wen Jiabao for a painting depicting Papa Wen overseeing rescue efforts following the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake. [ more › ]

Chinese hackers suspected of New York Times attack are back with more damaging malware

Last year, the New York Times fell victim to a four-month long hacking campaign apparently originating from China after publishing an investigative report on Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao’s family finances in October. Now the... Keep reading ?

Why China Soured On Europe

This year the European Union (EU) and China are celebrating the tenth anniversary of their strategic partnership. Much has changed since Premier Wen Jiabao and European Commission Chairman Romano Prodi launched a “new era” of bilateral relations in 2003 with grand talk of an enduring Sino-European relationship. Show More Summary

David Barboza and New York Times win Pulitzer for Wen Jiabao secret wealth story

2 years agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

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...

Beijing Bans One-Person Households From Buying Second Homes

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.

China Dubs Li Keqiang New Premier

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,...

What to Make of China’s Defense Spending Increase

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

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao Gives Farewell Report to Parliament

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.

Wen Jiabao Exits the Stage

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

Here Are The Highlights From China's 'State Of The Union'

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

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