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Two sessions work advances rule of law

But a key tool is likely to be, and should be, prosecution in the courts. Proponents of a stronger rule of law, and some of the policies endorsed at the 18th CPC Central Committee's Fourth Plenum, support a turn to the State's legal institutions, a more robustly law-governed and transparent means for addressing corruption among officials.
Source: Global Times | 2015/3/4 22:28:01

Green tech helps both GDP and air

Of course, we have to admit that despite the great efforts local governments have made, visible effects of smog control haven't been achieved yet.
Source: Global Times | 2015/3/4 22:18:01

A matter of time

As China's two sessions, the annual meetings of its top legislative body and top national advisory body, enters its third day, an increasing amount of policy ideas are being released to the media, with some becoming hot topics and the focus of public debate. One of the most talked about issues at present is about the length of maternity leave.
Source: Global Times | 2015/3/4 22:18:01

Social issues on agenda as government seeks ways of further reform

But new questions are emerging along with the process of reform. First, some administrations are reluctant to decentralize their power, considering the approach as giving up their own power and interests. Thus, they started to divide their power into separate parts and only partially delegated responsibility to the lower levels.
Source: Global Times | 2015/3/2 20:08:01

Soliciting underage sex law revision will better protect girls

Even if the lawmakers hold that the crime can't be canceled, measures should be taken by the authorities to work out more specific explanations for applying the crime so as to discourage those who intend to offend underage girls and prevent offenders from evading their due penalty.
Source: Global Times | 2015/3/4 0:58:11

'Consultative democracy' China's latest political buzzword

A series of reforms has been introduced to the top political advisory body since the 18th National Congress of the CPC in 2012, such as establishing a bi-weekly consultative session, picking out issues the government and the public are most concerned about, as well as consulting the opinions of CPPCC members, related government officials, experts and scholars.
Source: People's Daily | 2015/3/3 19:43:17

Why world cares about China's two sessions

The annual two sessions of China's top legislative body and top national advisory body are slated for this month.
Source: Xinhua | 2015/3/2 21:52:08

China's anti-graft campaign maintains high approval rating

China's anti-graft campaign has attracted widespread attention from both the Party and the public. The campaign has proven remarkably successful since President Xi Jinping led the fight against corruption after taking office in 2012. Anti-corruption is believed to be a key topic at the upcoming two sessions, which begins on March 3.
Source: People's Daily-Globaltimes.cn | 2015/3/2 19:02:59

Criminal justice system to be hot topic at the two sessions

Huugjilt, a young man from Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region who was executed for rape and murder 19 years ago, was exonerated by the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region's Higher People's Court in December.
Source: People's Daily-Globaltimes.cn | 2015/3/2 19:03:59

Anti-graft drive needs diligent governance

The attitude that officials take toward anti-corruption is not only shown in their remarks, but also in their work performance.
Source: Global Times | 2015/2/13 0:13:01

'Four Comprehensives' wins public acclaim

The “Four Comprehensives” is the fundamental understanding of China's reform strategies at the current stage and in the near future.
Source: Global Times | 2015/2/27 0:28:01

End of GDP focus must lead to new evaluation criteria

China remains a developing country with a huge population, and economic development is still a priority.
Source: Global Times | 2015/2/26 0:28:01

Fight for justice can't be limited to just us

Making logical and correct decisions should be the ultimate goal of human society.
Source: Global Times | 2015/2/26 17:23:01

Economic growth vital for revitalization of rural culture

However, as China is in the transition from an agricultural society to an industrial one, the rural areas are experiencing a cultural transformation.
Source: Global Times | 2015/2/26 23:23:01