Baidu Inc. Chairman Robin Li, China’s third-richest man, and Yu Zhengsheng, No. 4 in the Communist Party hierarchy, were named to the country’s top political advisory body as a new generation of leaders prepares for power.
Hong Kong movie star Jackie Chan has become a member of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, Phoenix New Media said on its website yesterday, citing an unidentified person.
Lying in a Beijing military hospital in 1990, General Wang Zhen told a visitor he felt betrayed. Decades after he risked his life fighting for an egalitarian utopia, the ideals he held as one of Communist China’s founding fathers were being undermined by the capitalist ways of his children -- business leaders in finance, aviation and computers.
Walt Disney Co., the world’s largest entertainment company, plans to co-produce “Iron Man 3” with Beijing film studio DMG Entertainment as collaborations between Hollywood and Chinese studios increase.
Chief Executive Officers Jamie Dimon of JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Jeffrey Immelt of General Electric Co. joined with entertainers and dignitaries including former President Jimmy Carter among the 225 guests invited to President Barack Obama’s state dinner honoring Chinese President Hu Jintao .