Li Na, Asian trailblazer, and remembering a good leader

19 Apr

Time released its list of the 100 most influential people of 2013, and five mainland Chinese people are on the list, as well as one Taiwanese. Li Na, China’s top tennis player and the first Asian woman to win a tennis major, is on the cover page of this issue.

Here’s in remembrance of Hu Yaobang, one of the most senior leaders of China in the 1980s whose death in 1989 preceded the tragic events in Beijing. He was seen as a good leader who pushed hard for much needed reforms but was ultimately stifled by the regime.

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