Li Peng


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Li Peng

(lē pŭng), 1928–, Chinese Communist leader, premier of China (1988–98), b. Chengdu, Sichuan prov., China. Orphaned at age three when his father was executed by the KuomintangKuomintang
[Chin.,=national people's party] (KMT), Chinese and Taiwanese political party. Sung Chiao-jen organized the party in 1912, under the nominal leadership of Sun Yat-sen, to succeed the Revolutionary Alliance.
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, Li became the adopted son of Zhou EnlaiZhou Enlai
or Chou En-lai
, 1898–1976, Chinese Communist leader. A member of a noted Mandarin family, he was educated at an American-supported school in China and a university in Japan. His involvement in radical movements led to several months imprisonment.
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. Educated at the Moscow Power Institute, he became deputy minister (1979) and then minister (1981) of the power industry. After becoming (1982) a member of the Communist Party Central Committee, he rose to the Politburo and the Party Secretariat in 1985, and the standing committee of the Politburo in 1987, when he also became acting premier. He became premier (1988), declared martial law during the Tiananmen SquareTiananmen Square,
large public square in Beijing, China, on the southern edge of the Inner or Tatar City. The square, named for its Gate of Heavenly Peace (Tiananmen), contains the monument to the heroes of the revolution, the Great Hall of the People, the National Museum of
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 protests (May, 1989), and was instrumental in the dismissal and arrest (June, 1989) of Zhao ZiyangZhao Ziyang
or Chao Tzu-yang
, 1919–2005, Chinese Communist leader. He joined the party in 1938, was active as a local party leader during World War II, and by the 1960s was party secretary of Guangdong prov.
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, the general secretary of the party. More politically orthodox than some of his contemporaries, he favored greater central economic planning and slower economic growth. He was chairman of the National People's Congress (speaker of the legislature) from 1998 to 2003.
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In our joint statement, we expressed to Chairman Li Peng our personal appreciation of the Chinese government's continued attention to the welfare of the then 140,000 Filipino contract workers in Hong Kong and Macau.
Ne en 1928 dans la province du Sichuan dans le sud-ouest du pays, mais orphelin des l'age de trois ans quand son pere, un revolutionnaire communiste, tomba sous les balles des nationalistes du Kuomintang, Li Peng a ete recueilli et eleve par Chou En Lai, compagnon de route du Grand Timonier Mao Tse Toung, fondateur de la Republique Populaire de Chine qu'il dirigea de 1949 jusqu'a sa mort le 9 Septembre 1976.
The Prime Minister said premier Li Peng played a great role in development and prosperity of China and for peace in the region.
In a message, he said Li Peng played a great role in the development and prosperity of China and for peace in the region.
Pinol met with Li Peng on Monday morning to discuss the possibility of exporting farm products, especially chicken eggs, to Singapore and make the Philippines its alternative food supplier.
Presented in alphabetical order, they include Xi Jinping, Qiao Shi, Li Peng, Jet Li, Liu Xiaobo, Liu Binyan, Lang Lang, Bruce Lee, Yao Ming, and Qian Xuesen.
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A Li Peng B Zhu Rongji C Wen Jiabao D Li Keqiang QUESTION 14 - for 14 points: Which English romantic poet died of fever at Missolonghi?
In a book published last year, Chen denied he was one of the masterminds behind the crackdown, but former Communist Party General Secretary Zhao Ziyang and former Premier Li Peng, in later years, both blamed Chen for the bloodshed in Tiananmen Square.
The topics include China's economic policies in a historical perspective, absorbing modern technology, Li Peng on China's state enterprises, what has gone wrong in China, China's coal industry as a symptom of a deeper malaise of the economy, and doing business in China.
In response to the rising demand for eco-friendly products, many major domestic manufacturers including Formosa Plastics Group, Far Eastern New Century Co., Li Peng Enterprise Co., Ltd., Eclat Textile Co., Everest Textile Co., Ltd., G-Fun Industrial Corporation, and DaAi Technology Co., Ltd., mainly promoted green textiles and functional fabrics this year.
Une nouvelle femelle, Yan Yan, etait arrivee au zoo de Berlin lors d'un deplacement du dirigeant chinois Li Peng en Allemagne en 1994.