2006 Newsmaker Roster Name list
 
2006
 
English Name
Chinese Name
Descriptions
 
English Name
Chinese Name
Descriptions
1
Chen Shui-bian
陳水扁
President of the Republic of China
14
Kim Jong-il
金正日
Supreme Leader of North Korea
2
Hu Jintao
胡錦濤
President of the People's Republic of China
15
Liu Xiang
劉翔
Chinese Track and Field Athlete
3
Koizumi Junichiro
小泉純一郎
Prime Minister of Japan
16
Condoleezza Rice
賴斯
United States Secretary of State
4
Shih Ming-teh
施明德
Taiwanese Political Activist
17
Li Zhaoxing
李肇星
Foreign Minister of the People's Republic of China
5
George W. Bush
小布殊
President of the United States
18
Ryutaro Hashimoto
橋本龍太郎
Former Prime Minister of Japan
6
Thaksin Shinawatra
他信
Prime Minister of Thailand
19
Slobodan Milošević
米洛舍維奇
Former President of Serbia
7
Mao Zedong
毛澤東
Former Chairman of the People's Republic of China
20
Lien Chan
連戰
Former Chairman of the Kuomintang
8
Shinzo Abe
安倍晉三
Prime Minister of Japan
21
Angela Merkel
默克爾
Chancellor of Germany
9
Tony Blair
貝理雅
Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
22
Fidel Castro
卡斯特羅
President of the Council of State of Cuba
10
Chao Chien-ming
趙建銘
The son-in-law of Chen Shui-bian, the president of the Republic of China
23
Jacque Chirac
希拉克
President of France
11
Yao Ming
姚明
Chinese Basketball Player
24
Chen Yunlin
陳雲林
Director of The Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council
12
Ariel Sharon
沙龍
Prime Minister of Israel
25
Surayud Chulanont
素拉育
Prime Minister of Thailand
13
Zinedine Zidane
施丹
Former French Football Player