Former Premier Li Keqiang of China has passed away suddenly from a heart attack, leading to an outpouring of Floral Tributes and public mourning in central and eastern China. The tribute is seen as a reflection of public dissatisfaction with current Chinese leader Xi Jinping's handling of the economy. The Chinese government has allowed limited mourning activities to release public pressure, but has implemented security measures to prevent mass gatherings. The authorities have also censored expressions of grief on social media and universities have banned campus-based memorial activities for Li. Li's remains have arrived back in Beijing amid tight security and heavy traffic controls.
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