Widespread Taijiquan Practice Could Cut Health Care CostsMarch 4, 2011Taijiquan (Tai chi), the ancient exercise of meditation in motion, should be promoted nationwide as a way to cut health care expenses, according to a proposal submitted by a member with the Chinese People's Political Consultative Committee (CPPCC) Wednesday.
Yang Lan Highlights Vocational Education for JuvenilesMarch 4, 2011"I'm now polishing my proposals for the upcoming two sessions. My current focus is on vocational education for juveniles," TV host and CPPCC member Yang Lan writes on her micro blog.
Li Yinhe: Same-sex Marriage Should Be LegalMarch 4, 2011"It would improve China's image in the world if same-sex marriage was legalized," well-known Chinese sociologist and CPPCC member Li Yinhe said on her micro blog.
NPC Deputy: China's Seniors Need Better CareMarch 4, 2011As China faces an aging society, a deputy to the National People's Congress (NPC) suggests the government should establish a specialized agency to improve social services for the elderly who live alone, Guangzhou Daily reported on Friday.
Calls for Improving Rural Education, Health CareMarch 4, 2011Facilities for rural education and medical service should be improved in order to attract talents and keep them in the villages, a deputy of the National People's Congress (NPC) suggested after his research as reported by cnr.cn on March 3.
Medical Reform Challenges RemainMarch 4, 2011More than a year after the latest phase of China's ongoing medical reforms started, the nation's top health official conceded many uncertainties remain about how best to improve public hospitals.
Political Advisor Proposes Boosting Cross-Straits ExchangesMarch 3, 2011A political advisor on Wednesday called for the designation of a municipality in southwest China as a forefront to strengthen exchanges between the Chinese mainland and Taiwan.
Maverick Zhang Xiaomei Toes the LineMarch 3, 2011Zhang Xiaomei, whose controversial proposals at past CPPCC sessions, such as that husbands should pay wives a wage for doing housework, have given her the reputation of a nonconformist, has made known that she will stand with the majority this year in focusing on people's livelihood.
Economist Spotlights Inflation, GrowthMarch 3, 2011Influential Chinese economist Li Yining has said the government must control inflation while maintaining economic growth in its new five-year plan.
CPPCC Member Proposes Erecting Sun Yat-sen Statue in Caofeidian PortMarch 3, 2011CPPCC member from Hebei Province, proposes erecting a bronze statue in tribute to Dr. Sun Yat-sen in Tangshan's Caofeidian port.
20 On-line Pearls of Wisdom from Premier WenMarch 3, 2011Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao chatted on Sunday with domestic and international netizens about issues of national concern.
Equal Retirement Age for Women and Men ScientistsFebruary 28, 2011Hubei Provincial Women's Federation Proposes Equal Retirement Age for Women and Men Scientists
NPC Deputy Urges More Healthcare InputFebruary 24, 2011Beijing should expand its input into medical and health care during the 12th Five-Year Plan period (2011-2015), Chen Jisheng, board chairperson of the Beijing Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd, proposed at the Fourth Session of the 13th Beijing Municipal People's Congress.
Deputy Expresses Concern over Growing Wealth GapFebruary 23, 2011The growing gap between the rich and the poor is very dangerous, said Zhong Nanshan, deputy of Guangzhou People's Congress, Guangzhou Daily reported on Wednesday.
CPPCC Member Proposes Loo LegislationFebruary 23, 2011Guangzhou should stipulate through legislation appropriate proportions of men's and women's public toilet stalls, Han Zhipeng, Guangzhou City Committee Member of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) said in his recent proposal.