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China to cut average rates for mobile internet services by over 20 pct

The average rates for mobile internet services in China will be further cut by more than 20 percent in 2019, and average broadband service rates for small and medium enterprises will be lowered by another 15 percent, says a government work report.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/5 9:38:44

China to further cut spending on official overseas visits, vehicles, hospitality

The Chinese central government will cut its general expenditures by 5 percent, and reduce spending on official overseas visits, official vehicles, and official hospitality by another 3 percent, says a government work report.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/5 9:37:47

China's national legislature starts annual session

The 13th National People's Congress, China's national legislature, opened its second session Tuesday morning at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/5 9:06:44

Chinese leaders join panel discussions with political advisors

Senior Chinese leaders on Monday joined political advisors in different panel discussions at the second session of the 13th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC).
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/5 0:01:21

Legislation on AI speeds up

China is hastening legislation related to artificial intelligence (AI), a move insiders said will help regulate the AI industry and assist China to compete in the high technology field with others in the international arena.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/4 23:23:40

Xi stresses stronger cultural confidence

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday called on writers, artists and theorists to strengthen cultural confidence, serve the people with fine works, and guide the public with high moral standards.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/4 23:50:36

Model barber

A young man sporting a “Learn from Lei Feng” button voluntarily cuts the hair of an elderly Dongcheng district resident in Beijing on Monday. Wednesday is Learn from Lei Feng Day, when China honors the legendary People's Liberation Army soldier.
Source: VCG | 2019/3/4 23:28:41

Xi joins panel discussion with political advisors

President Xi Jinping on Monday afternoon visited political advisors from the sectors of culture and art, and social sciences who are attending the second session of the 13th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/4 17:09:22

Presidium elected, agenda set for China's annual legislative session

Deputies to the 13th National People's Congress (NPC) gathered Monday morning at a preparatory meeting to elect the presidium and secretary-general and set the agenda for the second session of the 13th NPC scheduled to begin on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/4 16:53:22

China to draft law on export management, control

China is looking to draft a law on the management and control of export, in a bid to enhance the legislation on national security and social governance, a spokesperson with the national legislature told a press briefing Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/4 13:41:40

China to legislate on personal information protection, AI: spokesperson

China plans to make a personal information protection law, in a bid to fight against improper collection, abuse and leak of citizen's personal information, a spokesperson for the annual session of the country's top legislature said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/4 13:40:43

Hype of China products security risks not fair, moral: spokesperson

The behavior of playing up the security risks in Chinese products by some US officials is interference in economic activities by political means, a spokesperson for the annual session of China's top legislature said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/4 13:39:58

China drafting veterans' welfare law

China is drafting a law on the welfare of military veterans and may submit it to the top legislature for deliberation in the second half of 2019, a minister said Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/4 10:54:42

Chinese prosecutors increase efficiency in public-letter replies

Chinese prosecutors have taken efforts to ensure letters from the public are replied to in a timely and efficient fashion, according to the Supreme People's Procuratorate (SPP).
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/4 10:37:09

For translators, a faithful effort to share Xi's governance philosophy with the world

Translating the book "Xi Jinping: The Governance of China" into Urdu offered Farrukh Sohail Goindi a rare glimpse into the thoughts of the Chinese president.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/4 10:21:32

CPPCC starts annual session

China's top political advisory body said Sunday that it has played a positive role and offered valuable input to the country's social and economic development over the past year and will continue to rally unity and support for the country this year, as it faces many challenges.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/3 23:13:40