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Li Keqiang — Member of Standing Committee of Political Bureau of CPC Central Committee

The following is the biographical sketch of Li Keqiang: Li Keqiang, born in July 1955, is a male ethnic Han from Dingyuan, Anhui Province. He entered the workforce in March…

Xi Jinping — General Secretary of CPC Central Committee

The following is the biographical sketch of Xi Jinping: Xi Jinping, born in June 1953, is a male ethnic Han from Fuping, Shaanxi Province. He entered the workforce in January…

Taiwan, mainland hold seminar on Sun Yat-sen

Taiwan and the Chinese mainland have held a joint seminar on Sun Yat-sen and his wife Madame Soong Ching Ling in Taipei. The seminar, held at the Sun Yat-sen Memorial…

China appoints two new vice chairmen of Central Military Commission

China appoints two new vice chairmen of Central Military Commission

Fan Changlong and Xu Qiliang were appointed vice chairmen of the Central Military Commission (CMC) of the Communist Party of China (CPC) on Sunday. The seventh Plenary Session of the…

CPC Central Committee endorses Bo Xilai expulsion

The Seventh Plenary Session of the 17th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) on Sunday endorsed a decision made by the Political Bureau of the CPC Central…

Chinese-born writer Han Suyin dies in Switzerland

Renowned Chinese-born British writer Han Suyin, or Elisabeth Comber, died Friday at her home in Lausanne, Switzerland, at the age of 95, Han’s family said on Saturday. A memorial service…

Asian Americans push for political clout

Asian Americans push for political clout

A record 21 Asian Americans are vying for seats in the U.S. Congress on Election Day. The numbers reflect the fact that Asian Americans are the fastest growing demographic group…

Wang Meng wins second World Cup short-track gold in Canada

Wang Meng wins second World Cup short-track gold in Canada

China dominated the 500- meter events at the second ISU World Cup short-track meet of the season Saturday as Wang Meng captured her second gold medal in as many weeks…

Ma Ying-jeou meets 2011 Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences Dr. Christopher A. Sims

Ma Ying-jeou meets 2011 Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences Dr. Christopher A. Sims

Taiwan leader Ma Ying-jeou met on the afternoon of October 24 with 2011 Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences Dr. Christopher A. Sims. President Ma welcomed Dr. Sims to Taiwan on…

Top Chinese legislator, political advisor mourn death of Cambodia’s former King

Top Chinese legislator, political advisor mourn death of Cambodia’s former King

Chinese top legislator Wu Bangguo and top political advisor Jia Qinglin mourned the death of Cambodia’s former King Norodom Sihanouk at the Cambodian Embassy in Beijing on Tuesday. Wu, chairman…