• 16 Pct Cut in Energy Consumption per Unit of GDP
    China aims to reduce energy consumption per unit of GDP by 16 percent in the five years to 2015, Premier Wen Jiabao said Saturday at the opening of the parliament's annual session.
  • Highlights of China's 12th Five-year Plan
    A draft of China's 12th Five-Year Plan (2011-2015) was submitted Saturday morning to the National People's Congress (NPC), the country's top legislature, for reviewing.
  • Public Wants More Channels to Speak out
    City residents are looking for more opportunities and channels to express their concerns to deputies and members to the annual sessions of the country's top legislature and top political advisory...
  • Calls to Restore Traditional Chinese Characters
    China should restore the use of traditional Chinese characters in the mainland, Pan Qinglin said on the opening day of CPPCC, the Beijing Morning Post reported.
  • Proposed Martyr Day for April 4
    A Chinese People's Political Consultative Committee (CPPCC) member suggested establishing a National Martyr Memorial Day to demonstrate the Chinese tradition of paying respect to fallen patriots and...