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Meeting of minds

[2013-03-17 07:25]

Though the "two sessions" are an offi cial occasion, the participants share many informal moments too.

New State Council unveiled

[2013-03-17 07:16]

A brand-new lineup of leaders will take the country forward amid challenges and work to keep the economy growing at a rate of 7 to 8 percent annually.

Li Keqiang: a reform-minded premier

[2013-03-17 06:46]

Li Keqiang, 57, was appointed Chinese premier on Friday, at a time when China has become the world's second largest economy. He is the first premier born after the founding of the People's Republic of China in 1949 to hold dual academic degrees in economics and law.

Zhang Dejiang: Put power under supervision

[2013-03-17 06:46]

More than a hundred days after becoming a member of the top decision-making body of the ruling Communist Party of China (CPC), Zhang Dejiang was elected as China's top legislator on Thursday to lead the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC), the institution at the apex of state power in China.

Xi Jinping: Pursuing dream for 1.3bn Chinese

[2013-03-17 06:46]

Nearly 3,000 deputies to the national legislature made their choice on Thursday, electing Xi Jinping as the leader of China and its military.

Lawmakers endorse new lineup of State Council

[2013-03-16 17:11]

The new lineup of China's State Council, nominated by Premier Li Keqiang, was endorsed by lawmakers at the ongoing national legislative session in Beijing Saturday afternoon.

Premier Li nominates new State Council members

[2013-03-16 15:39]

Premier Li Keqiang nominated a list of candidates for members of the State Council at the ongoing national legislative session on Saturday afternoon.

China dismisses hysteria over Greenland ventures

[2013-03-16 07:59]

Beijing dismissed Western media hype over the so-called Chinese investment boom in Greenland, saying public discussion about financial ventures there has "gotten way far ahead of the status quo".

Deputies call for aviation law

[2013-03-16 07:31]

China's top legislature should accelerate the introduction of an aviation law to ensure the industry can enjoy sound development and rapid growth.

Judicial know-how holds the key

[2013-03-16 01:50]

The country's top two judicial organs have ushered in leaders with profound legal experience.

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