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China's Premier Wen Jiabao Saturday gave U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon a dramatic look at damage caused by the massive quake that hit Sichuan province earlier this month as the death toll from the catastrophe jumped past 60,000.
All I can say is that in some countries (mine, for instance) "Premier" is the "Prime Minister" (the head of the government), while "President" is the person with the highest political position. It is somewhat similar to what happens in the UK, where they have a prime minister (now, Gordon Brown) and a queen (now, Elizabeth II) instead of a president -- well, that's obvious, since the UK is not a republic.
In some other countries, the president is also head of the government, and as such he's also premier (if I'm not mistaken, this happens in France).
Do you know how it works in China? This should help!
Thanks, Tanit. It does help somewhat!
Anonymous:Wen Jiabao is "Premier" of China.
Anonymous:The answer is they have both ! - a premier (like a prime minister) & a president:
The Chinese president is Hu Jintao
The Chinese premiere is Wen Jiabao
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