Get to know the NPC and CPPCC

Female members at 'two sessions'

Gestures at 'two sessions'

Headwear of deputies in two sessions

Strict security measures in NPC & CPPCC Sessions

Feelings are mixed over mixed-ownership model
Members of China's top political advisory body have called for detailed regulations on developing a mixed-ownership economy, aiming to ensure that private enterprises will have a say when they inject capital into State-owned enterprises.

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China strives for ways to deepen reform agenda
Deepening reform was the main focus for China's political advisers at the CPPCC's annual session.
Key reform agenda to watch
Following are some key reform areas to watch in 2014.
Law-based government characterizes China's reform ambitions
As China flexes its reform muscle, tricky problems stand in the way.
Change in one-child policy crucial to China's future
In November 2013, the government announced that it would loosen decades-long one-child population policy.
Retirement age reform
China has decided to raise the retirement age, although a timetable is yet to come out.
Top legislature considers trimming death penalties
China's top legislature, is considering reducing the number of crimes subject to the death penalty, an NPC official said on Sunday.


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China traveller

Shi Guangyin
Million-dollar sandman

Wang Youde
Warrior of the sands

Jess Meider

Yi Jiefang
Greenlife NPO

Zhu Liangyu
Grass-root NPC deputy

Lei Jun
Founder of Xiaomi

Ember Swift
Canadian musician

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Observations at 'two sessions'
Photo story: I'm an anchor and also a deputy
Xu Ting is the news anchor of Zhejiang TV. She is also a NPC deputy. She said that she could well balance the two roles during the "two sessions".
Xi attends closing meeting of 2nd session of China's 12th NPC
Chinese President Xi Jinping walks on the platform during the closing meeting of the second annual session of China's 12th National People's Congress (NPC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, March 13, 2014.
Review of Premier Li's government work report
Key words of NPC deputies and CPPCC members in 2014
'Two sessions' in panaroma
Li Keqiang meets the press
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang is hosting a press conference at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, March 13, 2014.
Yu Zhengsheng presides over closing meeting of China's top political advisory body
Yu Zhengsheng, chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), presides over the closing meeting of the second session of the 12th National Committee of the CPPCC in Beijing, capital of China, March 12, 2014.