2001 Newsmaker Roster Name list
 
2001
  English Name Chinese Name Descriptions   English Name Chinese Name Descriptions
1 George W. Bush 小布殊 43rd President of the United States 16 Qian Qichen 錢其琛 Vice Premier of the People's Republic of China
2 Osama bin Laden 拉登 Founder of the pan-Islamic militant organization al-Qaeda 17 Wang Zhizhi 王治郅 Chinese basketball player 
3 Lee Teng-hui 李登輝 Former President of the Republic of China 18 Vladimir Putin 普京 President of Russia
4 Koizumi Junichiro 小泉純一郎 Prime Minister of Japan 19 Yasser Arafat 阿拉法 President of the Palestinian National Authority
5 Tung Chee-hwa 董建華 Chief Executive of Hong Kong 20 Li Peng 李鵬 Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress
6 Jiang Zemin 江澤民 President of the People's Republic of China 21 Joseph Estrada 埃斯特拉達 President of the Philippines
7 Abdurrahman Wahid 瓦希德 President of Indonesia 22 Kofi Annan 安南 Secretary-General of the United Nations
8 Zhu Rongji 朱鎔基 Premier of the People's Republic of China 23 Deng Xiaoping 鄧小平 Former Paramount Leader of the People's Republic of China
9 Chang Hsueh-liang 張學良 Chinese Warlord  24 Mori Yoshirou 森喜朗 Prime Minister of Japan
10 Colin Powell 鮑威爾 Secretary of State of the United States  25 Shi Guangsheng 石廣生 Minister of Foreign Trade and Economic Co-operation of the People's Republic of China
11 Bill Clinton 克林頓 42nd President of the United States 26 Dick Cheney 切尼 Vice President of the United States
12 Kim Jong-il 金正日 Supreme Leader of North Korea 27 Dalai Lama  達賴 The highest spiritual leader of Tibet
13 Tang Jiaxuan 唐家璇 Foreign Minister of the People's Republic of China 28 Dennis Tito 蒂托 American engineer, the first space tourist to fund his own trip into space
14 Megawati Sukarnoputri 梅加瓦蒂 President of Indonesia 29 Yao Ming  姚明 Chinese basketball player 
15 Tony Blair 貝理雅 Prime Minister of the United Kingdom