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About Wen Jiabao

Wen Jiabao is Chinese Premier.

Professional Biography

As Chinese Premier

In March 09, Wen Jiabao said he is "worried" about China's $1 trillion holdings in US Treasuries and that they will pursue a policy of diversification when comes to its future.

On May 17, 2009, Wen Jiabao and Li Keqiang visited China's first diagnosed A/H1N1 flu patient surnamed Liu. They met the Beijing Ditan Hospital medical staff and inspected the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention.

Wen Jiabao in News

China's central authorities congratulate successful Shenzhou-9 landing
Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao on Friday delivered a congratulatory note from the central authorities, celebrating the successful landing of the country's Shenzhou-9 spacecraft.

India, China press for strong bilateral relations
Meeting on the sidelines of the Earth Summit here on Thursday, Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh and his Chinese counterpart Wen Jiabao have pressed for strengthening bilateral relations between the two countries, and discussed the measures that need to be taken to enhance political ties and increase mutual trust.

Chinese premier calls for deeper strategic mutual trust with India
Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao said here Wednesday that China and India should enhance political and strategic mutual trust so as to advance bilateral ties on the right track.

Chinese, Brazilian leaders discuss bilateral ties over phone
Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao and Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff had a phone conversation Thursday on bilateral ties and the U.N. Sustainable Development Conference to be hosted by Brazil in June.

Japanese PM leaves Beijing for home after trilateral summit
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda left Beijing on Monday after attending the fifth meeting of leaders from China, Japan and the Republic of Korea (ROK).

China, Japan, ROK to launch FTA talks this year
Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao said Sunday that China, Japan and the Republic of Korea (ROK) agreed to launch the talks for a free trade area (FTA) within this year.

ROK president arrives in Beijing for trilateral leaders' meeting
Lee Myung-bak, president of the Republic of Korea (ROK), arrived in Beijing Saturday evening for the fifth meeting of leaders from China, Japan and the ROK.

Chinese premier meets Clinton, Geithner
Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao met with U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner on Friday.

Blind Chinese dissident Chen pleads for seat on Clinton's plane to flee China
Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng, who recently took refuge in the US Embassy in Beijing after his escape from house arrest, has pleaded to be allowed to leave Beijing on Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's plane, who is currently in China for bilateral talks.

Chinese police crack down on blind dissident Chen Guangcheng's family
The Chinese police have cracked down on the family of escaped blind dissident Chen Guangcheng.

Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng flees house arrest
Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng has escaped from house arrest and released a video addressed to Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao.

T-shirt retailer being probed for borrowing Chinese PM's popularity
A Chinese online fashion retailer is being probed for cashing in on Premier Wen Jiabao's popularity to promote its latest T-shirts-an act that might have violated the country's law on advertisement, Beijing commerce authorities said.

Premier says China adheres to opening-up and reform policy
Visiting Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao said here Monday China will adhere to the opening-up and reform policy, and welcome foreign investment.

Chinese Supreme court spares one of country's richest women death penalty
A Chinese highest order court spared the life of a 30 yr-old millionaire, who was once tagged as one of China's richest women, which resulted in the outpouring of online protests but also drew sympathy from Chinese Premier, Wen Jiabao.

Jiabao warns ruling Communist Party can lose power if it fails to check corruption
Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao has warned that the ruling Communist Party could lose its grip on power unless it imposes stronger supervision of its senior leaders to combat corruption.

China cracks down on social media services searching for ousted leader's name
A crack down has been launched on social media services in China that have allowed searches and wide discussion of controversial politician Bo Xilai since his ouster last week.

Shanghai survey suggests new media more powerful tool than traditional media
According to a new survey, new media can act as more powerful tools for democratic supervision than traditional media.

China to set up 10 billion dollar credit line in cooperation with Central-Eastern Europe
China has decided to set up a special line of credit worth of 10 billion U.S. dollars, partially in the form of preferential loans, to support cooperative projects with Central and Eastern Europe in infrastructure, technology and green economy.

China inflation rate increases to 3.6 percent in March amid higher fuel prices
China's inflation has increased to 3.6 per cent in March as higher fuel and food costs pushed up consumer prices.

Q1 of China's GDP shows decline and inflation rising
A senior Chinese government official has said the administration is focused on stable economic growth, even as the nation continues to face challenges. Zhang Xiaoqiang, Deputy Director of the National Development and Reform Commission, said that the GDP rate might have reduced down to 8.4percent which could affect the country's economic progress in this year.

Japan, China agree to ensure peace and stability on Korean Peninsula
Taking a step forward to maintain regional security after North Korean leader Kim Jong Il death, Japan and China have agreed to work together to ensure peace and stability on the Korean Peninsula.

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao to Attend World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi
Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao will be attending the 5th annual World Future Energy Summit (WFES) that will be held in Abu Dhabi, UAE, from January 16-19 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre.

Death toll in China school bus accident rises to 15
Three critically wounded students have died in a hospital in East China's Jiangsu Province, raising the school bus accident toll to 15.

Chinese attitude 'constructive' on South China Sea disputes: US
The United States has described China's attitude on the South China Sea territorial dispute as "constructive", after talks between President Barack Obama and Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiabao on the sidelines of the East Asia summit in Indonesia.

Obama may not like it, but its all about China at ASEAN
"Outside forces" had no excuse to get involved in a complex dispute over the South China Sea, said Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao, throwing the gauntlet at the US.

Media jamboree at ASEAN Summit
Almost two thousand journalists from about forty countries have gathered in Nusa Dua, Bali, to cover the 19th ASEAN and 6th East Asia Summit.

Chinese Premier vows to implement measures to help AIDS patients
Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao has vowed to implement new measures to help citizens living with HIV/AIDS obtain affordable drug treatment, get fair job treatment and education chances.

India hopes for early resumption of defence dialogue with China
Despite the sudden postponement of the Sino-India border talks, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna on Tuesday said that the upcoming defence dialogue with China was on the right track, and would be resumed soon.

Sino-India border talks postponed indefinitely
Border talks between India and China, which were to be held here on Monday have been postponed indefinitely.

Manmohan Singh returns after visits to Bali, Singapore
The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, arrived here on Sunday night after winding up his four-day visit to Bali and Singapore.

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