Top CPC leaders' early life photos released Published: 2012-12-24 16:23:00

     Editor's Note    
On the occasion of five weeks after the new central leadership elected at the first Plenary Session of the 18th Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee took office, Xinhua News Agency opened the "Top CPC Leadership" special column.

This special report will broadcast profiles and related photos of the seven members of the Standing Committee of the 18th CPC Central Committee Political Bureau in succession in the next days.

  Profile of Xi Jinping

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Xi Jinping: Man of the people, statesman of vision
Xi Jinping now leads the 91-year-old CPC, the world largest political party with more than 82 million members, as it rules China, the world's second largest economy. The whole country and the world are putting their eyes on Xi: What will he do to lead the CPC to better serve the people?


Xi Jinping: man of the people

Xi Jinping: leader with foresight

Xi Jinping: being in front ranks requires solid work

Xi Jinping: statesman aiming for better earth

Xi Jinping: son of revolutionary family,caring husband

  Profile of Li Keqiang

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Li Keqiang: A man who puts people first
His toughness in advancing complex reforms, as well as his social warmth and scholarly temperament have made him a major figure in China's political arena. Confident, smart and eloquent in public, Li is frank, amiable, resolute and responsible at work, according to his acquaintances.


Li Keqiang: people first

Li Keqiang: scholarly temperament

 Profile of Zhang Dejiang

Zhang Dejiang: "Always bearing the people in mind"

"Governing for the people" has been the principle Zhang has abided by ever since he began his political career. "No matter how high our cadres' posts are, we are still members of the general public. We must always bear the people in mind," he has said.

 Profile of Yu Zhengsheng

1 Yu Zhengsheng: A reformer's style

Yu Zhengsheng, in the eyes of his colleagues, is a man who does not follow routines. He would avoid prearranged inspections and then make sudden visits; He is not interested in listening to subordinates' lengthy work reports, but likes to go straight to questions.

     Media  Comments

Candid profiles of top CPC leadership mark media first

The Hong Kong-based Ming Pao commented on Monday that releasing the name of Xi's daughter is an extremely rare move, as information about the families of China's top leaders are rarely revealed in official media reports.

Hong Kong papers the Sing Tao Daily and Economic Times, as well as the United Daily News in Taiwan all pointed out how Xinhua's coverage of China's top leaders and their families conveyed the Party' intention to promote a "transparent working style."

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