Following is the full text of the Report on the Work of the Government delivered by Premier Li Keqiang at the Second Session of the Twelfth National People´s Congress on March 5, 2014 and adopted on March 13, 2014.
Following is the full text of the Report on the Implementation of the 2013 Plan for National Economic and Social Development and on the 2014 Draft Plan for National Economic and Social Development, which was submitted on March 5, 2014...
The curtains of China´s annual parliamentary meetings drew to a close, charting a clear course as the world´s second largest economy sails towards fresh waters with a reform-determined leadership at the helm.
Following is the full text of the Report on the Work of the Standing Committee of the National People´s Congress (NPC), which was delivered by Chairman Zhang Dejiang of the NPC Standing Committee on March 9, 2014 for review at the Second Session of the 12th NPC and adopted on March 13, 2014.
Following is the full text of report on the implementation of central and local budgets in 2013 and on draft central and local budgets for 2014, which was submitted for review on March 5, 2014 at the Second Session of the 12th National People´s Congress and was adopted on March 13.
The Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security says it plans to unify old-age pension systems in rural and urban areas by 2015. Anyone who is above the age of 16 and not part of the urban basic pension program will be covered by the unified system.
Home prices dropped month on month in more Chinese cities in January. Of a statistical pool of 70 major Chinese cities, 62 saw a month-on-month rise in new home prices, while prices in six cities declined.
President Xi stressed zero tolerance of graft and promised to seriously punish every corrupt official being caught. He urged efforts to ensure "relatively independent and authoritative supervisory power" of disciplinary agencies at all levels.
Wang Qishan has pledged to deepen reform of the Party´s discipline supervision system. He called for a system which requires local discipline inspection agencies to give regular reports on their work to inspection agencies of their superior level.
10 teams were sent during the 2nd round of inspection, 6 teams had reported their findings. In the reports, the Ministry of Commerce and the Three Gorges Corporation have attracted significant attention.
Over 8 million acres of China´s farmland is so polluted with heavy metals and other toxins, it´s no longer usable for growing food. Most of the polluted land is in regions which depended on industrial sectors for economic development.