Chinese lawmakers on Wednesday approved the country's economic and social development blueprint for the 2016-2020 period, which sets targeted average annual economic growth at above 6.5 percent in the next five years.
China will not falter in carrying out its reform agenda while ensuring that growth is not seriously affected, said Premier Li Keqiang at a news conference on Wednesday.
NPC's Annual Meeting ConcludesMarch 16, 2016The closing meeting of the fourth session of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC) is held at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, March 16, 2016.
Top Communist Party of China and state leaders attended the closing meeting of the fourth session of the 12th National People's Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, on March 16, 2016.
13th Five-Year Plan Sets Separate Chapter on Women's Rights Protection and DevelopmentMarch 16, 2016In the draft of the 13th Five-Year (2016-2020) Plan, "protecting the basic rights and interests of women, juveniles and the disabled” became a separate chapter with three sub-chapters, which blueprint promotion of women's all-around development and caring for juveniles' healthy growth.
The fourth session of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC), China's top legislative body, is drawing to an end. On March 14, deputies to the 12th NPC from Hubei, Sichuan and Hebei provinces held a panel meeting to review the reports on the work of the Supreme People's Court and the Supreme People's Procuratorate.
The fourth session of the 12th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), China's top political advisory body, opens at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, March 3, 2016.
National Advisory Body Prepares for Annual SessionMarch 1, 2016The leaders of China's top political advisory body met on Sunday to prepare for its annual session.
Political Advisors Asked to Better Play RolesMarch 1, 2016Senior Chinese official Yu Zhengsheng on Monday asked political advisors to better play their roles in conducting consultation and raising quality proposals during the upcoming annual session of the top political advisory body.
China's Top Political Advisory Body Receives 500 ProposalsFebruary 24, 2016China's top political advisory body has received around 500 proposals to be considered at the upcoming annual session which convenes in Beijing in early march, a spokesperson said yesterday.