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From left: Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan, Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard, Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung and China's Premier Wen Jiabao stand on stage for a photo opportunity as part of the 5th East Asia Summit in Hanoi on Saturday.

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Only Chinese Premier seems serious about Business :)

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They look like four mannequins with their arms and hands in bizarre poses. Especially Wen Jiabao! Just what is that chinaman doing with his right hand???

Or perhaps they are all practicing without batons and sticks for a playoff on a Taiko no Tatsujin arcade game?

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Kan: "I'm so happy I didn't lose the last election!

Gillard: "Stop Killing Our Whales!"

Tan: "Whales? I caught a fish thiiis big..."

Jiabao: "I'll bury you cock-a-roaches! Say hello to my little friend!"

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Pretty good analysis there, gaijinfo!

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...as in Conqueror of the invading forces (not conquering the U.S. like China has been doing economically. I may have over-explained myself...)

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I like people who have ability to give out the best smiles: Kan and Gillard.

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gaijinfo at 05:17 PM JST - 30th October

Kan: "I'm so happy I didn't lose the last election!

Gillard: "Stop Killing Our Whales!"

Tan: "Whales? I caught a fish thiiis big..."

Jiabao: "I'll bury you cock-a-roaches! Say hello to my little friend!"

haha well said

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Vietnam will grow, grow, grow... the country is one of the last frontiers in businessworld. Grats to the Vietnamese people for hosting a successful East Asia Summit!

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@islandview: they're just finished shaking hands with each other on the other hands.

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Btw, who's the winner in this summit? Japan or China or the US?

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some14some at 04:48 PM JST - 30th October Only Chinese Premier seems serious about Business :)

Probably because he represents a country that's mistrusted by the countries of the other three leaders.

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"From Left: Japanese..." If left means liberal and right means conservative, do we have the proper spectrum?

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