SPECIAL COVERAGE >>Two sessions 2015

Dalai’s influence dwindles alongside Tibetan development

The Dalai Lama, who claims to be a religious leader, is using reincarnation as a tool for his political ends and wants to halt it at his will
Source: Global Times | 2015-3-12 0:08:02


Here are some of the highlighted opinions from lawmakers and political advisers Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2015-3-11 23:48:03

Structural advances push new reforms

we need to realize that reforms outweigh the individual interests of each department
Source: Global Times | 2015-3-11 23:43:01


Here are some of the highlighted opinions of lawmakers Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2015-3-11 0:13:01

‘One Belt, One Road’ follows worldwide pattern of regional integration

One of the key recent policies launched by China is the "One Belt, One Road" initiative announced by President Xi Jinping. As this simultaneously combines both economic and diplomatic aspects, it provides an important part of the international context for discussion at the ongoing two sessions.
Source: Global Times | 2015-3-10 22:33:01

Biased perceptions skew Xinjiang’s image

Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region has been increasingly plagued by terrorist attacks. What impact have the frequent attacks made on Xinjiang?
Source: Global Times | 2015-3-10 22:28:02

Radical students must pay for defiance

History shows that only those who are marginalized in the process of the development will become extremists.
Source: Global Times | 2015-3-9 22:23:01

SOE executives comment on salary cuts at two sessions economic forum

Several senior State-owned enterprises (SOE) executives recently offered their comments on heavy salary cuts after new reform measures were implemented.
Source: Global Times | 2015-3-9 0:08:03


Here are some highlighted opinions from lawmakers and political advisers in the two sessions on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2015-3-9 0:03:01

‘Celebrity journalism’ at meetings in the spotlight

At the annual two sessions, NPC deputies and CPPCC members gather in Beijing to discuss State issues, but too often they themselves become the focus of media attention.
Source: Global Times | 2015-3-8 23:58:03

Fears of military spending unjustified as China fights corruption in PLA

As a matter of fact, the expansion of China’s defense spending is part of a recovery measure.
Source: Global Times | 2015-3-8 22:28:01

Xi’s principle to shape cross-Straits relations

Xi stressed the irreplaceable role of the 1992 Consensus in maintaining cross-Straits stability
Source: Global Times | 2015-3-8 22:23:01

Chinese leadership confident in economy despite slowdown in growth

China’s slackened pace of GDP growth over recent years has stirred world-wide concern about the health of the country’s economy. Official data released in late February showed China’s GDP expanding by 7.4 percent in 2014. Although this rate met the government’s target for that year, it was nevertheless the slowest rate of expansion in over two decades.
Source: Global Times | 2015-3-5 17:58:01

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

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

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

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