Peng Liyuan

  • Chinese dancers do Bharatnatyam at state dinner in Beijing October 23, 2013

    Beijing: A Bharatnatyam recital by Chinese dancers, Indian and Chinese music and dishes comprising golden fungus soup, crisp duck rolls and dessert of cream of wolfberries and honeylocust fruit was on the menu during a banquet hosted by Chinese President Xi Jinping for visiting Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in...
  • China censors online fan club for new First Lady March 29, 2013

    Beijing: An online fan club devoted to Peng Liyuan, the glamorous wife of new Chinese President Xi Jinping, was suddenly shut down by authorities, media reports said. The fan club for 50-year-old Peng on the microblog platform Weibo, China's equivalent of Twitter had attracted more than 5,600 followers before it...
  • China's first lady serenaded Tiananmen troops March 28, 2013

    Beijing: A photo of China's new first lady Peng Liyuan in younger days, singing to martial-law troops following the 1989 bloody military crackdown on pro-democracy protesters, flickered across Chinese cyberspace this week. It was swiftly scrubbed from China's Internet before it could generate discussion online. But the image, seen and...
  • China: First lady Peng Liyuan takes central role on international stage March 26, 2013

    Another celebrity is grabbing headlines in China. This time it is the new First Lady - Peng Liyuan. Many are calling her China's answer to the US' Michelle Obama. ...
  • China's new first lady is an instant internet hit March 23, 2013

    Beijing: With a smile on her face, dressed in a simple black peacoat and carrying an elegant unbranded bag, China's new first lady, Peng Liyuan, stepped into the international limelight on Friday and became an instant internet sensation back home. Stepping off the aircraft in Moscow - the first stop...