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When Wen Jiabao Visited an AIDS Village, He Met with 1600 Policemen Disguised as Villagers

China’s Premier Wen Jiabao visited Wenlou Village in Henan Province on Friday, November 30, when World AIDS Day was approaching. It is a village heavily plagued by AIDS. Before Premier Wen’s arrival, local authorities not only put a group of activists and outspoken AIDS patients under house arrest; they also arranged for 1,600 policemen to dress up as villagers to welcome Premier Wen.

China-Europe Relations During This Critical Time

On November 28, 2007, José Manuel Barroso, President of the Eurpoean Commission, an executive branch of the European Union (EU) and José Sócrates, the Prime Minister of Portugal, will visit China for the 10th Annual China-EU summit in Beijing. This meeting between China and European leaders will act as a catalyst to strengthened their relationship.