New Chinese Premier Li Keqiang called for an "iron fist" resolve to tackle the two major problems plaguing the country -- pollution and food safety.
China's new Premier Li Keqiang, rejecting allegations of Chinese hackers targeting U.S. networks, said they amount to presumption of guilt.
The top two new leaders of China said the government will work toward achieving the "Chinese dream" and to deepen reforms in the world's second-largest economy.
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Li Keqiang, 58, an economist, became China's premier Friday, succeeding Wen Jiabao.
China's new leader Xi Jinping, 61, seen as a reformist, Thursday took over as president, becoming the most powerful man in the country of 1.3 billion people.
China's economy will sustain a durable development, the country's chief economic planner predicted as he praised the 7.8 percent growth last year.
Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiabao, who is about to leave office, said Wednesday he believes he improved the lives of China's people during his decade in office.
Outgoing Premier Wen Jiabao, inaugurating China's annual Parliament session, Monday set an economic growth target of 7.5 percent for this year.
Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao said he was "relieved" to see conditions improving in earthquake-damaged provinces in the northwest, as Lunar New Year arrived.