Jiang Zemin (born 17 August 1926) is a retired Chinese politician who served as General Secretary of the Communist Party of China from 1989 to 2002, as President of the People's Republic of China from 1993 to 2003, and as Chairman of the Central Military Commission from 1989 to 2005. His long career and political prominence have led to him being described as the "core of the third generation" of Communist Party leaders.
30.12.2011 [CTV.ca] - China promised Canada that Lai would not get the death penalty in 2001 when then-President Jiang Zemin sent the Canadian prime minister at the time, Jean Chretien, a diplomatic note with assurances Lai would not be executed if returned.
28.12.2011 [Telegraph.co.uk] - Hu Jintao, the Chinese president Photo: AP While the Chinese economy has grown under Hu Jintao, the room for political manoeuvre has been tighter than under his predecessor, Jiang Zemin. Over the past year, the situation has worsened
19.12.2011 [Telegraph.co.uk] - His elevation, which will take place the following March, will mark the ascendancy of the 'fifth generation' of Communist Chinese leaders since Mao Zedong seized power in 1949, to be followed by Deng Xiaoping, Jiang Zemin and the out-going Mr Hu.
23.12.2011 [SmartPlanet.com (blog)] - By Mark Halper | December 23, 2011, 7:18 AM PST Dr. Jiang Mianheng, son of China's former leader Jiang Zemin, led a thorium delegation in non-disclosure talks at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Tenn. Image from EnergyFromThorium.
23.12.2011 [Left Foot Forward] - Nikita Khrushchev and his shestnadsiki (the “Men of the Sixties”) in the USSR, Nguyen Van Linh in Vietnam, and Jiang Zemin (building on the theories of Deng Xiaopeng) in China all attempted, with varying degrees of success, to move toward more
China’s former president Jiang Zemin turns 90 years old today (Aug. 17), and he’s already having a grand birthday celebration online. ... Chinese millennials have taken to social media platforms like WeChat and Weibo to send birthday wishes and pay tribute to the man they’ve ...