Chinese Vice Premier Huang Ju dies: Xinhua
Beijing, June 2: China's Vice Premier Huang Ju died of unspecified illness yesterday, the official Xinhua news agency said today. He was 68.
Xinhua did not specify his illness but Huang is known to have had cancer.
Huang is ranked sixth in the Communist Party's Politburo Standing Committee, the all-powerful group of nine that rules China, and was seen as an ally of former leader Jiang Zemin.