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Wan Li, who revamped farming in China, dies

MR WAN: Was the last survivor of the senior revolutionary veterans who pushed through China's reforms under Deng Xiaoping in the late 1970s

Hong Kong

WAN Li, the Communist Party leader who helped end the failed Mao-era policy of collective farming, which had left rural Chinese in desperate poverty, died on Wednesday in Beijing. He was 98.

His death was reported by the Chinese state-run media.

Mr Wan was the last