Peng Liyuan



Michelle Obama to Sit Out California Summit

With President Xi Jinping’s first bilateral U.S.-China summit set for this weekend, opinions are divided over First Lady Michelle Obama’s decision to stay home for her daughters’ final week of school. The...

China’s First Lady Serenaded Tiananmen Troops

AP has confirmed the authenticity of a photo distributed online showing First Lady Peng Liyuan serenading People’s Liberation Army troops in Tiananmen Square after the crackdown on protesters in June 1989. CDT posted the...

Xi’s Trip Stirs Up First Lady Fever

The Telegraph’s Malcolm Moore reports that Chinese first lady Peng Liyuan has “triggered first lady fever” while accompanying husband Xi Jinping on his first trip abroad as president: “Now is the end of...

Sensitive Words: First Lady Fashion and More

As of March 24, the following search terms are blocked on Sina Weibo (not including the “search for user” function). Kunming PX Plant: A p-Xylene (PX) and purified terephthalic acid (PTA) processing plant is planned for the...

First Lady Sings Her Way to Center Stage

China’s new first lady, singer Peng Liyuan, is expected to help the Chinese Communist Party polish its image. From Eveline Gao at the Daily Beast: Peng, 50, is known for singing soaring patriotic songs in praise of the...

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