CPPCC Member Proposes Comprehensive Childbirth InsuranceFebruary 22, 2011A Jiangsu provincial CPPCC member has proposed formulating and instituting in the province a childbirth insurance system that is applicable to all women of childbearing age.
Fewer Premarital Check-ups, More Birth DefectsFebruary 22, 2011Since 2003, less than 10% of Beijing newly-weds have been through premarital check-ups.
Judicial Justice High NPC, CPPCC PriorityFebruary 21, 2011Judicial justice, with 19,223 votes, ranked second to social security on the list of issues of greatest public concern potentially to be raised at the upcoming NPC, CPPCC sessions.
Wang Liying: Serious Disease Assistance Should Include Costs of Rare Disease MedicationFebruary 21, 2011Wang Liying, deputy to the Beijing Municipal People's Congress from Changping District Hospital, suggested that the cost of rare disease medication be covered by serious disease assistance.
Aging Issues: Still Hot in the Two SessionsFebruary 21, 2011The aging issue is expected to be at the top of the agenda for China's 12th Five-Year Plan (2011-2015), and should be a priority in the whole public service sector.--Yang Tuan
Social Security Top Public ConcernFebruary 18, 2011The issue of social security looks set to dominate the upcoming NPC and CPPCC, according to a recent survey.
Teachers Disagree on Proposed Full Form Character ClassesFebruary 15, 2011A proposal for teaching traditional Chinese characters in high schools and universities has stirred up a controversy.
Fund Will Help Child BeggarsFebruary 14, 2011A proposal to ban child begging and help those who have been rescued will be handed in during this year's plenary sessions of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) National Committee and the National People's Congress (NPC) to be held in March.
Nurturing All Types of Talents Should Be Top University PriorityFebruary 13, 2011The public expenditure subsidy for each student in rural primary and middle schools will be raised by 100 yuan, and the living allowance subsidy for each boarders in these schools by 250 yuan, the Shandong Provincial Government Work Report 2011 states.
Community Care Proves Best Option for Elderly and FamiliesFebruary 5, 2011Li Zi, member of the Anhui Provincial Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), said day-care services for the elderly should be promoted to relieve the burden on working people.
Proposals Highlight Women's Rights and InterestsJanuary 25, 2011Women CPPCC members and Beijing Municipal People's Congress deputies raised proposals at the recent annual policy making sessions highlighting gender awareness and women and children's issues.
Political Advisor Calls for Tolerance as Beijing Vows to Control Population GrowthJanuary 17, 2011Beijing should be tolerant and open-minded toward migrants as it tries to manage its fast-growing population in the next five years, said a Beijing political advisor responding to a government plan to limit the city's population.
Shanghai Women's Federation Proposes Pregnant Teenager Care CentersJanuary 12, 2011On the basis of research data on women and children's development issues, Shanghai Women's Federation submitted to the NPC and CPPCC 2010 Shanghai Annual Plenary sessions 11 motions and proposals.
CPPCC Member Zhu Min Addresses Kindergarten Admittance ProblemsJanuary 9, 2011In an interview with Beijing Broadcasting Network, Zhu Min, a CPPCC member talked about her advices for the problem of difficult kindergarten admittance.