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Fu Ying, diplomacy's 'iron lady', turns on the style

By Li Xiaokun ( China Daily ) Updated: 2013-03-05 07:53:51

No sooner had Vice-Foreign Minister Fu Ying been named spokeswoman for the first session of the 12th National People's Congress on Monday, than netizens' comments began to flood in.

Fu, the first spokeswoman in the history of China's top legislature, chaired a 75-minute NPC news conference, aired live on television.

China's top micro-blogging site, Sina Weibo, was flooded with favorable reactions to the so-called iron lady of the Foreign Ministry.

Fu Ying, diplomacy's 'iron lady', turns on the style

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