NPC & CPPCC Sessions 2013 >> Background

How does the NPC exercise its power of supervision?

Published: 2013-03-04 8:37:36 PM

The National People's Congress (NPC) and its Standing Committee have the power to supervise other national organs of state power and ensure that the government runs in accordance with the will of the people.

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What are the functions of the NPC?

Published: 2013-03-04 5:39:43 PM

The first session of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC) is scheduled to open in Beijing on March 5.

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How are NPC deputies elected?

Published: 2013-03-04 4:53:55 PM

A total of 2,987 Chinese citizens were elected deputies to the 12th National People's Congress (NPC), China's national legislature.

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CPPCC National Committee in focus

Published: 2013-03-04 2:28:01 AM

CPPCC National in Committee in focus!

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Workers and women among new NPC faces

Published: 2013-02-27 11:53:01 PM

More migrant workers and women, as well as younger people, have been elected to the 12th National People’s Congress (NPC), China’s national legislature, while fewer government and Party officials have won places.

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China fixes date to elect new state leaders

Published: 2012-12-28 3:55:23 PM

China has decided to convene the first plenary session of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC) on March 5 next year, during which top state leaders including the country's president will be elected.

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Non-communist parties elect new leaderships

Published: 2012-12-22 12:39:46 PM

With the conclusion of the China Association for Promoting Democracy's (CAPD's) national congress on Friday, the country's eight non-communist parties have all elected their new party leaderships.

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How do two sessions answer to the public?

Published: 2012-03-13 6:13:00 PM

As the two sessions continue and more motions and proposals come to the fore, social discussions are rife about all kinds of significant and thorny issues. In this political season, media discussions are especially vigorous. The two sessions have become a gala for journalists. How do reporters view the two sessions? What impresses them most? The Global Times invited two reporters covering the two sessions to share their impressions.

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