About China's Two Sessions
In early March, the Chinese government holds its most important two meetings: the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Congress (CPPCC) and the National People’s Congress (NPC). CGTN looks at how these political gatherings work and what their decisions mean for China and the world.
Government Reshuffle Explainer Chinese English with logo music
How NPC delegates pass laws in China
Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, stressed the important role of the Constitution on Saturday when presiding over a group study session of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee.
How does China's political structure work?
More Two Sessions Coverage
China approved a Constitutional amendment by an overwhelming margin after nearly 3,000 lawmakers cast their secret ballots on Sunday. Most deputies to the National People's Congress (NPC) say they are confident the new Constitution will bring about better development for the country.
The Communist Party of China Central Committee has proposed the removal of the expression that the President and Vice-President of the People's Republic of China shall serve no more than two consecutive terms from the country's Constitution.
The Chinese Constitution states that citizens' property rights must be protected. In recent years, judicial authorities have been told to re-examine potentially wrongful property rights cases and avoid misconduct to protect the legitimate rights of property owners.
Editor's note: Zhang Weiwei is a Chinese professor of international relations at Fudan University, and a senior research fellow at the Chunqiu Institute. He is the author of The China Wave: Rise of a Civilizational State. The Chinese Way by Zhang is a 10-part CGTN Digital series casting a critical eye over the governance of modern China. Professor Zhang identifies merits and flaws in the Chinese system and contrasts the China model with Western equivalents.
Chinese President Xi Jinping stressed the importance of advancing the high quality economy and expressed the resolution to win the battle against poverty when joining a panel discussion with deputies to the 13th National People's Congress (NPC) from Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region at the annual session of the NPC in Beijing on Monday.
China welcomes African countries on board the fast train of Chinese development, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Thursday, at a press conference on the sidelines of the national legislature's annual session, answering a question from CGTN journalist Jane Kiyo.
A press conference was held in Beijing on Tuesday during the first session of the 13th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), where leaders of democratic parties and the All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce took questions from reporters.
The State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of the State Council (SASAC), China’s top state-owned enterprises (SOEs) regulator, held a press conference on SOE reform and development during the first session of the 13th National People's Congress (NPC) in Beijing on Saturday.
China's most important political gathering this year will kick off in just a few days. Known as the Two Sessions, the 13th National People's Congress (NPC) – the country's top legislature – and the 13th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) – the country's top political advisory body – will start their first annual sessions on March 5 and 3, respectively.