Updates: 18th CPC Central Committee's 5th plenary session

Source:Globaltimes.cn Published: 2018/5/21 16:43:09

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China eyes greener development

Footage of a snow leopard wandering down a street in a county in northwest China's Qinghai Province captured by an onlooker went viral last month, with netizens calling it a sign of environment recovery.

Understanding China's "around 7 percent" growth target

For those obsessing over China's annual growth target of around 7 percent, the 6.9-percent expansion during the third quarter was a disappointment.

Five-Year Plan should inspire whole nation

As China can meet various thorny problems in the “deep water” stage of reform, society needs to be aware that these problems cannot all be solved immediately and have more faith.

China hits home stretch on long march to prosperity

A meeting of the Communist Party of China (CPC) opens on Monday to begin finalizing the 13th Five-Year Plan (2016-2020) for national development; the final countdown to reaching the first Centenary Goal.

CPC adopts stricter disciplines

The Communist Party of China (CPC) has approved new rules on clean governance and punishments for breaking Party rules, as it moves to strengthen management of its members with measures considered stricter than laws, analysts said.

           The 13th five-year plan

The five years from 2016 will be a critical phase for building a moderately prosperous society in all aspects and the plan will focus on realizing this goal, said the statement.

What's the five-year-plan?

 To map strategies for overall economic and social development

 To setting growth targets and define development policies

 Five-year plans have been drawn up since 1953

Four comprehensives: Main guideline for mapping out the plan

 A moderately prosperous society


 Rule of law

 Party discipline

Difference from the 12th five-year-plan

The fundamental difference (in the conditions) between the 12th five-year plan and the 13th one is China's new normal economy which will lead to a shift in focus to high quality and efficiency in the 13th five-year plan.

Read more about the 13th five-year plan


Doubts over China's growth data misguided

China's GDP growth for the third quarter was 6.9 percent, slightly higher than the forecast of 6.8 percent from many financial institutions.

China hits home stretch on century-long march to moderate prosperity

To build a moderately prosperous society in a nation with 1.3 billion people is an unprecedented historical mission which has not been, and will not be, easily achieved.

Beijing-Manchester link to cement China-UK infrastructure alliance

The announcement of a new Hainan Airlines (HNA) link between Beijing and Manchester on Friday is just another achievement thanks to Chinese President Xi Jinping's five-day visit to Britain.

Five-year plans still needed for China's development

The 13th Five-Year Plan has been a hot topic in the past few weeks, with media reports saying the Communist Party of China (CPC) will meet in October to discuss the new plan. There has also been speculation that the country's economic growth target may be lowered for the 13th Five-Year plan period (2016-20).

China to chart path ahead with new five-year plan

China is going to hold the Fifth Plenary Session of the 18th Communist Party of China Central Committee in October, during which the 13th Five-Year Plan will be discussed. Five-year plans were first introduced by the Soviet Union, and later adopted by other communist countries including China and Vietnam.

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Reports from the Silk Road

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China to boost rule of law

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Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2014/12/4 19:43:53

China's Economy: 2014 review

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