Welcome to the new Independent website. We hope you enjoy it and we value your feedback. Please contact us here.
The disgraced Chinese Communist Party chief, Zhao Ziyang, visited the south China city of Guangzhou, getting as warm a reception as before his 1989 downfall, Reuter reports from Hong Kong. The Wah Kiu Yat Po newspaper said Mr Zhao travelled earlier this month to Guangzhou - showcase of the economic reforms he championed - with Vice-Premier Li Lanqing.