2009 Newsmaker Roster Name list
 
2009
 
English Name
Chinese Name
Descriptions
 
English Name
Chinese Name
Descriptions
1
Barack Obama
奧巴馬
44th President of the United States
11
Kobe Bryant
高比拜仁
American basketball player
2
Chen Shui-bian
陳水扁
Former President of the Republic of China
12
Yao Ming
姚明
Chinese basketball player
3
Hu Jintao
胡錦濤
President of the People's Republic of China
13
Michael Phelps
菲比斯
American swimmer
4
Wen Jiabao
溫家寶
Premier of the People's Republic of China
14
Hillary Clinton
希拉里
United States Secretary of State
5
Yukio Hatoyama
鳩山由紀夫
Prime Minister of Japan
15
Rebiya Kadeer
熱比婭
Ethnic Uyghur, President of the World Uyghur Congress
6
George W. Bush
小布殊
43rd President of the United States
16
Abhisit Vejjajiva
阿披實
Prime Minister of Thailand
7
Kim Dae Jung
金大中
Former President of South Korea
17
Mao Zedong
毛澤東
Former Chairman of the People's Republic of China
8
Dalai Lama
達賴
The highest spiritual leader of Tibet
18
Bill Clinton
克林頓
Former President of the United States
9
Roger Federer
費達拿
Swiss tennis player
19
Wu Po-hsiung
吳伯雄
Chairman of the Kuomintang
10
Tarō Asō
麻生太郎
Prime Minister of Japan