April 6, 2012

High Stakes for China's Presumptive Premier

Jaime FlorCruz, CNN

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If body language is a good gauge of political standing, Li Keqiang is looking very much like China's premier-in-waiting.

Last Monday, Vice Premier Li delivered the keynote speech at the Boao Forum, a meeting of business and political leaders held yearly in southern Hainan province.

 

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