China's National People's Congress has rubber-stamped the appointment of Li Keqiang as the...

|By:, SA News Editor

China's National People's Congress has rubber-stamped the appointment of Li Keqiang as the country's first ever premier with a doctorate in economics. The selection of Li, who replaces Wen Jiabao, follows the election of Xi Jinping yesterday as President. The legislature will complete China's once-a-decade transfer of power tomorrow with ministerial appointments.