Education Reform ImminentMarch 21, 2011A solution is at hand to the problem of where children of non-local registered urban residents take the college entrance exams, according to Minister of Education Yuan Guiren.
A Woman's Place?March 21, 2011CPPCC member Zhang Xiaomei recently raised the proposal that women revert to their traditional role as home makers.
NPC Deputy Chi Susheng Talks about 'Micro-blogging Anti-trafficking'March 16, 2011The influence of a famous micro-blogging campaign in China to save abducted children reached new heights with a formal proposal in the NPC and CPPCC sessions made by Chi Susheng, a NPC deputy.
CPPCC Proposal Highlights Urban-Rural GapMarch 16, 2011CPPCC member and China Ethnic Museum Curator Wang Ping proposed at the recent CPPCC session that rural students be discouraged from entering higher education.
Gender Equal Retirement Age Imminent but GradualMarch 15, 2011Vice-President of the All-China Women's Federation Zhen Yan proposes that the government gradually bring gender-equal retirement age into effect, taking into consideration the different rights and interests of women groups.
Japan Quake Refreshes Call for First Aid TrainingMarch 13, 2011A Chinese legislator has called for the step-up of first aid training in China given the devastating earthquake and tsunami that may claim thousands of lives in Japan and the recent earthquake in southwest China's Yunnan Province.
Survival Know-how Advised to Be Included in CurriculumMarch 13, 2011A Chinese political advisor proposed that survival education should be included in the teaching program of schools across the country, Beijing Evening News reports.
Lawmaker Calls for School Buses to Meet Safety StandardsMarch 13, 2011All schools should be equipped with school buses that meet unified national standards to ensure students' safety, a Chinese lawmaker said Friday.
Senior Official Calls for Cap on Coal ConsumptionMarch 13, 2011A senior environmental official said China should consider capping coal consumption in Yangtze River Delta, Pearl River Delta and the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei area, amid growing environmental pressures caused by rapid economic growth.
Political Advisors Urge Kitchen Waste LegislationMarch 13, 2011Rotten potatoes and unwanted chicken wings represent a novel form of energy, otherwise they could risk food safety, said two Chinese political advisors who called for legislation against improper handling of kitchen waste.
Deputy Optimistic about 12th Five-Year PlanMarch 12, 2011Director of the Hangzhou Research Institute of Chemical Technology Yao Xianping told China.org.cn Wednesday in Beijing that he expects housing prices to be reined in under the 12th Five-Year Plan.
Energy Association Official Advises More Investment in Uranium ExplorationMarch 12, 2011China should ramp up investment in uranium exploration to secure supplies as the demand for the resource is set to surge amid the government's push on nuclear power development, a senior energy association official said Friday.
Net Security Proves Difficult TaskMarch 12, 2011To keep China from remaining one of the countries in the world most defenseless against hackers and cyber crimes, a leading Chinese Internet security expert pledged to establish a national administration charged with strengthening security in cyberspace.
Prosecutors Eye Scales of JusticeMarch 12, 2011Judicial organs across the country have improved self-supervision and tightened procedural examination to prevent wrongdoing and ensure justice, the country's top prosecutor and judge said on Friday.
National Tobacco Control Legislation NeededMarch 11, 2011A Chinese political advisor has called for a national tobacco control law that bans smoking in all public places across the country.