SPECIAL COVERAGE >>Two Sessions 2018

South China Sea marine park proposed

A national park in the South China Sea is needed to better preserve the marine ecology in the region, deputies from China's top legislature said Tuesday on the sidelines of the annual session of the National People's Congress (NPC).
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/6 23:18:39

China's legislatures to extend supervision on expenditure budget, policy

Review and supervision by Chinese legislatures will be extended to expenditure budget and relevant policies, according to a guideline issued by the General Office of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/6 18:27:22

China's Xiongan New Area welcomes foreign investment

International companies which can meet the functional requirements of the Xiongan New Area are welcome, said He Lifeng, head of the National Development and Reform Commission Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/6 13:32:07

China's consumption, investment promotion meaningful for world

China will strengthen the fundamental role of consumption in economic growth and promote effective investment this year, Premier Li Keqiang said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/6 8:17:41

China hikes defense budget by 8.1 percent

China increased its 2018 defense budget by 8.1 percent to 1.1 trillion yuan ($175 billion), the third year that the country raised the budget by single digits, which analysts believe will become standard.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/5 21:23:40

China sets 2018 GDP growth at 6.5%

China has set its GDP growth target of around 6.5 percent for 2018, the same target it set in 2017, according to a government work report released on Monday at the ongoing annual two sessions.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/5 20:53:39

China to increase consumption, promote effective investment

China will strengthen the fundamental role of consumption in driving economic growth while promoting effective investment in 2018, according to a government work report available to the media Monday morning ahead of the annual parliamentary session.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/5 16:16:19

China to lift over 10 mln people out of poverty in 2018

China will further reduce the poor rural population by over 10 million, including 2.8 million people who are to be relocated from inhospitable areas, Premier Li Keqiang said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/5 16:05:52

China to do more to improve people's wellbeing: Premier Li

China will do more to directly benefit the people, address their difficulties, and ensure that their basic living needs are met, Premier Li Keqiang said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/5 16:01:31

Belt and Road Initiative seeks mutual benefits: expert

The Belt and Road Initiative seeks mutual benefits with countries and regions along the routes and should not be likened to neocolonialism, an expert has said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/5 15:06:52

Constitutional revision "important task" for NPC annual session: spokesperson

Revising part of China's Constitution is an important task for the first annual session of the 13th National People's Congress (NPC), China's national legislature, a spokesperson said Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/5 13:46:59

China to increase 2018 defense budget by 8.1 percent

China will raise its defense budget by 8.1 percent in 2018, according to a budget report to be submitted to the national legislature Monday, up from last year's 7 percent.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/5 9:06:49

China's defense input rate lower than other major countries: spokesperson

China's defense input rate is lower than other major countries, a spokesperson for the annual session of the country's national legislature said Sunday, stressing China's development will pose no threat to any other country.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/4 15:20:16

China's national legislature to deliberate state institutional reform plan

China's national legislature will hear and deliberate on the institutional reform plan of the State Council, or the country's cabinet, a spokesperson said Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/4 15:17:48

Supervisory system reform to enhance Party's leadership on anti-corruption: spokesperson

The reform of China's supervisory system is aimed at enhancing the Party's unified leadership on anti-corruption campaigns and covering all state functionaries, a spokesperson for the national legislature's annual session said Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/4 15:15:25

Seeing Belt and Road Initiative as China's geo-strategic tool is a misinterpretation: spokesman

Seeing the Belt and Road Initiative as China's geo-strategic tool is a misinterpretation, a spokesperson for the annual session of China's top legislature said Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/4 15:11:13

Constitutional revision 'important task' for NPC annual session: spokesperson

Revising part of China's Constitution is an important task for the first annual session of the 13th National People's Congress (NPC), China's national legislature, a spokesperson said Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/4 15:03:41

China's defense budget lower than other major countries: NPC spokesperson

China has increased its defense spending in recent years mostly to upgrade arms and equipment, and the country's defense budget is lower than other major countries, a spokesperson for the annual session of China's top legislature said on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/4 13:06:25