21 Jan '12, 5pm

China faces 'bigger challenges' in Dragon year, says PM Wen

China faces 'bigger challenges' in Dragon year, says PM Wen

BEIJING: China will face "bigger challenges" in the new Year of the Dragon its Prime Minister Wen Jiabao warned on Saturday, as he pledged economic reforms to improve wealth distribution, state media reported. "We are going to face bigger challenges in the new year," Wen said in a meeting with top officials, ahead of Monday, the beginning of the Year of the Dragon, the most favourable and revered sign in the 12-year Chinese zodiac. The prime minister said China had made a good start to the Twelfth Five-Year Plan (2011-2015) "at a time of an austere and complicated international economic situation". The new year is set to be key politically, as President Hu Jintao ends his second term as party head and hands over to a successor, widely expected to be Vice President Xi Jinping, kicking off a once-in-a-decade leadership handover. The new party head will take over Hu's preside...

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