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November 14, 1995 | TERESA WATANABE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a milestone visit symbolizing a new era of pragmatic diplomacy toward the Koreas, Chinese President Jiang Zemin met today with South Korean President Kim Young Sam and urged deeper economic ties. The first visit by a Chinese head of state to South Korea--three years after the two sides established diplomatic relations--cemented Beijing's new approach of balancing old socialist allegiances to the North with rapidly growing economic overtures to the South.
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September 19, 1997 | RONE TEMPEST, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Overhauling the Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party and ousting a key rival, President Jiang Zemin firmly established himself Thursday as China's undisputed top leader and built a loyal political base for his critical program to restructure struggling state industries. "I hereby declare that the 15th congress concludes victoriously," a beaming Jiang, 71, announced in the Great Hall of the People, site of the national party convention that is held once every five years.
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NEWS
September 19, 1997 | RONE TEMPEST, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Overhauling the Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party and ousting a key rival, President Jiang Zemin firmly established himself Thursday as China's undisputed top leader and built a loyal political base for his critical program to restructure struggling state industries. "I hereby declare that the 15th congress concludes victoriously," a beaming Jiang, 71, announced in the Great Hall of the People, site of the national party convention that is held once every five years.
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November 14, 1995 | TERESA WATANABE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a milestone visit symbolizing a new era of pragmatic diplomacy toward the Koreas, Chinese President Jiang Zemin met today with South Korean President Kim Young Sam and urged deeper economic ties. The first visit by a Chinese head of state to South Korea--three years after the two sides established diplomatic relations--cemented Beijing's new approach of balancing old socialist allegiances to the North with rapidly growing economic overtures to the South.
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July 8, 1996 | EARL GUSTKEY
A crime wave has struck the All-England Tennis Club. About 2,000 of Wimbledon's supply of 5,000 towels for use by players at the tournament are missing. A spokesman for Initial UK, which supplies the towels to the club, said many had been kept as mementos by players. "Quite a lot of the towels go home with the players," the spokesman said. "They like to keep them as souvenirs because they have the year of the championship on them."
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January 21, 1995 | RONE TEMPEST, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Every night at 7, more than 400 million Chinese--almost half of the largest television audience in the world--settle down in front of their TV sets to watch the China Central Television national network news. It's heir time. Among the Chinese leaders presented on the evening news are the handful of men who are the most likely candidates to succeed Chinese senior leader Deng Xiaoping, whose health is quickly declining.
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