China's glamorous first lady

China's first lady Peng Liyuan has become an

instant Internet sensation back home as she steps into the international

limelight while accompanying her husband President Xi Jinping on his

travels abroad.

Chinese First Lady, Madame Peng Liyuan, left,, waves as she is accompanied by Tanzanian First Lady, Salma Kikwete, right, at Julius Nyerere International Airport in Dar es Salaam, Sunday March 24, 2013. Liyuan is accompanying her husband, Chinese President in his first African tour since he became president of the second largest economy in the world. (AP Photo/ Khalfan Said)
Chinese First Lady, Madame Peng Liyuan, left,, waves as she is accompanied by Tanzanian First Lady, Salma Kikwete, right, at Julius Nyerere International Airport in Dar es Salaam, Sunday March 24, 2013. Liyuan is accompanying her husband, Chinese President in his first African tour since he became president of the second largest economy in the world. (AP Photo/ Khalfan Said)
Chinese First Lady, Madame Peng Liyuan, left,, waves as she is accompanied by Tanzanian First Lady, Salma Kikwete, right, at Julius Nyerere International Airport in Dar es Salaam, Sunday March 24, 2013. Liyuan is accompanying her husband, Chinese President in his first African tour since he became president of the second largest economy in the world. (AP Photo/ Khalfan Said)
A computer screen shows websites displaying an undated photo of China’s new first lady Peng Liyuan in younger days singing to martial law troops following the 1989 bloody military crackdown on pro-democracy protesters, in Beijing, China, Thursday, March 28, 2013. The photo appeared online this week but was swiftly scrubbed from China’s Internet before it could generate discussion online. But the image - seen and shared by outside observers - revived a memory the leadership prefers to suppress and shows one of the challenges in presenting Peng on the world stage as the softer side of China. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
A computer screen shows websites displaying an undated photo of China’s new first lady Peng Liyuan in younger days singing to martial law troops following the 1989 bloody military crackdown on pro-democracy protesters, in Beijing, China, Thursday, March 28, 2013. The photo appeared online this week but was swiftly scrubbed from China’s Internet before it could generate discussion online. But the image - seen and shared by outside observers - revived a memory the leadership prefers to suppress and shows one of the challenges in presenting Peng on the world stage as the softer side of China. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
A computer screen shows websites displaying an undated photo of China’s new first lady Peng Liyuan in younger days singing to martial law troops following the 1989 bloody military crackdown on pro-democracy protesters, in Beijing, China, Thursday, March 28, 2013. The photo appeared online this week but was swiftly scrubbed from China’s Internet before it could generate discussion online. But the image - seen and shared by outside observers - revived a memory the leadership prefers to suppress and shows one of the challenges in presenting Peng on the world stage as the softer side of China. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
FILE - In this March 22, 2013 file photo, Chinese President Xi Jinping's wife Peng Liyuan smiles after arriving at the government airport Vnukovo II, outside Moscow, Russia. New Chinese first lady Peng is emerging as Chinese diplomacy's latest star. A well-known performer on state television, the glamorous Peng was featured prominently on Sunday's state media coverage of President Xi Jinping's activities in Russia. The visit is Xi's first since assuming the presidency earlier this month. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev, File)
FILE - In this March 22, 2013 file photo, Chinese President Xi Jinping's wife Peng Liyuan smiles after arriving at the government airport Vnukovo II, outside Moscow, Russia. New Chinese first lady Peng is emerging as Chinese diplomacy's latest star. A well-known performer on state television, the glamorous Peng was featured prominently on Sunday's state media coverage of President Xi Jinping's activities in Russia. The visit is Xi's first since assuming the presidency earlier this month. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev, File)
FILE - In this March 22, 2013 file photo, Chinese President Xi Jinping's wife Peng Liyuan smiles after arriving at the government airport Vnukovo II, outside Moscow, Russia. New Chinese first lady Peng is emerging as Chinese diplomacy's latest star. A well-known performer on state television, the glamorous Peng was featured prominently on Sunday's state media coverage of President Xi Jinping's activities in Russia. The visit is Xi's first since assuming the presidency earlier this month. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev, File)
Chinese President Xi Jinping's wife Peng Liyuan arrives at the government airport Vnukovo II, outside Moscow, Russia, on Friday, March 22, 2013. Russia is Xi Jinping's first foreign destination as China's president. Xi's talks with Putin on Friday are set to focus on oil and gas as China seeks to secure new energy resources to fuel its growing economy. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)
Chinese President Xi Jinping's wife Peng Liyuan arrives at the government airport Vnukovo II, outside Moscow, Russia, on Friday, March 22, 2013. Russia is Xi Jinping's first foreign destination as China's president. Xi's talks with Putin on Friday are set to focus on oil and gas as China seeks to secure new energy resources to fuel its growing economy. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)
Chinese President Xi Jinping's wife Peng Liyuan arrives at the government airport Vnukovo II, outside Moscow, Russia, on Friday, March 22, 2013. Russia is Xi Jinping's first foreign destination as China's president. Xi's talks with Putin on Friday are set to focus on oil and gas as China seeks to secure new energy resources to fuel its growing economy. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)
Chinese President Xi Jinping's wife Peng Liyuan listens to the national anthems after arriving at the government airport Vnukovo II, outside Moscow, Russia, on Friday, March 22, 2013. Russia is Xi Jinping's first foreign destination as China's president. Xi's talks with Putin on Friday are set to focus on oil and gas as China seeks to secure new energy resources to fuel its growing economy. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)
Chinese President Xi Jinping's wife Peng Liyuan listens to the national anthems after arriving at the government airport Vnukovo II, outside Moscow, Russia, on Friday, March 22, 2013. Russia is Xi Jinping's first foreign destination as China's president. Xi's talks with Putin on Friday are set to focus on oil and gas as China seeks to secure new energy resources to fuel its growing economy. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)
Chinese President Xi Jinping's wife Peng Liyuan listens to the national anthems after arriving at the government airport Vnukovo II, outside Moscow, Russia, on Friday, March 22, 2013. Russia is Xi Jinping's first foreign destination as China's president. Xi's talks with Putin on Friday are set to focus on oil and gas as China seeks to secure new energy resources to fuel its growing economy. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)

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