China's leaders speak forcefully about the way forward

03/17/2013 | Wall Street Journal, The · China Daily (Beijing)

In his first news conference as China's new premier, Li Keqiang pledged more "walking the walk" on the way to market-oriented reforms, but these and other goals Li laid out were general in nature with few details. Separately Sunday, President Xi Jinping sounded a similarly ambitious note at the closing meeting of National People's Congress. "In face of the mighty trend of the times and earnest expectations of the people for a better life, we cannot have the slightest complacency, or get the slightest slack at work ... to achieve the Chinese dream of great rejuvenation," Xi said.

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