According to the bill, new supervisory commissions will be established at the national, provincial, city and county levels. They will be designed to independently exercise supervisory power, and not be subject to outside interference.
The top law-making body approved key measures, including enshrining state and party leader Xi Jinping’s political philosophies in the Constitution, and lifting term limits on the president and vice president.
An increasing number of Western scholars are now studying the so-called ‘China Model’ – the system that helped the country grow to become the world’s second-largest economy. Seth Kaplan explains what this model actually consists of.
How are NPC deputies elected? According to China’s Constitution, NPC deputies are members of the highest organ of state power in China. They are elected in accordance with law. Every five years, China elects a new group of NPC deputies.
Members of China’s top legislative and advisory body, are meeting in Beijing to review the government’s work in 2016 and policy outlines for 2017. China’s Belt and Road initiative is a hot topic during this year’s two sessions.
China’s work report is a comprehensive summary of the past year, and guidance and goals for the future. The country plans to reduce overcapacity to improve overall performance, but it will mean some job cuts.
China announced it will increase military spending by the smallest amount in years. The National People’s Congress spokeswoman made the statement on the eve of the opening session of the top legislative body.
China’s property prices saw the fastest growth in almost two years in February. Average new home prices rose nearly 4 percent on a yearly basis, as first-tier cities like Shenzhen and Beijing led the gains. But more importantly, these price increases extended to smaller cities.
Their presidencies are 30 years apart, but Xi Jinping and Ronald Reagan have more in common than you may think. They’re linked by an economic concept that China is using to help keep its economy on track: supply-side economics.
China’s property market will continue to experience a steady and healthy development, said Chen Zhenggao, Minister of Housing and Urban-Rural Development in a press conference held on Tuesday during the annual two sessions of China’s government.
These days it’s easy to see China as an emerging great power, starting to throw its weight around: militarizing islands, breaking international laws. To what extent are these perceptions true? Let’s take a look.
The Chairman of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, Yu Zhengsheng, on Monday addressed members of China’s top political advisory body, vowing to continue efforts to build a moderately prosperous society.
Zhou Qiang, head of the Supreme People’s Court, and Cao Jianming, Procurator-General of the Supreme People’s Procuratorate, have respectively delivered their work reports to the National People’s Congress deputies.
There are lots of pessimists out there about the Chinese economy these days. Will China experience a lost decade of zero growth like Japan did in the 90s? Or is China headed for a hard-landing altogether?
During last year’s Political Season, President Xi said protecting the environment was like caring for “one’s own eyes and life”. A year later, air quality remains Beijing’s top priority. Among innovations, a clean-energy vehicle scheme is under way.
Innovation is a focus of this year’s political meetings in Beijing. CCTV interviewed several National People’s Congress and Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference delegates, who are also leading entrepreneurs, to explore their visions of the future. CCTV’s Ming Tian reports.
The annual meetings for The National People’s Congress and the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference is covering more ground in its sixth day. Philanthropy is in focus, as a draft of China’s first bill regulating charities was submitted to the national legislature.
China’s top legislator Zhang Dejiang on Wednesday lauded progress made in legislation related to people’s livelihood in the past year, saying that the National People’s Congress (NPC) Standing Committee had accomplished all the tasks that had been set for 2015.
China’s two-child policy came into effect this year. But for many Chinese women, raising more than one child will require more effort in caring for their families, which in turn, may add more difficulties to their career development.
China’s foreign minister took a hard line Tuesday on the country’s claims to virtually all the South China Sea, saying it won’t permit other nations to infringe on what it considers its sovereign rights in the strategically vital area.
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