March 12th: Day 10

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Anchor: Yang Rui

Guests:
Fraser Cameron, Director of the EU-Asia Centre
Professor Zhang Xudong from the Department of East Asian Studies, New York University
Jacques de Lisle, director of Center for East Asian Studies, University of Pennsylvania Law School
Du Peng, director of the Center for Aging Studies at Renmin University
Professor Zhang Linxiu from the Chinese Academy of Sciences

Topic 1: CPPCC Session Concludes









Second Session of 12th CPPCC concludes

The Second Session of the 12th National Committee of the Chinese People´s Political Consultative Conf- erence concludes in Beijing in the morning of March 12, 2014. Yu Zhengsheng, Chairman of the 12th National Committee of the CPPCC delivers a speech at the closing ceremony.

Topic 2: Amended One-Child Policy









New family planning policy changes lives

For more than thirty years in China, the One-Child Policy has aimed to control the country’s population growth. But a new amendment will now allow couples to have a second child if one of the parents is an only child

Topic 3: Health Care Reform









China´s healthcare reform needs further steam

Professor Chen Zhu, certainly has some arguably deeper understanding about that than most of us. Started as a medical scientist, he found himself decades later as the Minister of Health, struggling to push healthcare reform.