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Full text: Report on China's central, local budgets

Following is the full text of report on the implementation of central and local budgets for 2014 and on draft central and local budgets for 2015.

Full text: Report on China's economic, social development plan

Following is the full text of the Report on the Implementation of the 2014 Plan for National Economic and Social Development and on the 2015 Draft Plan for National Economic and Social Development.

Full text: Report on the Work of the Government (2015)

Fellow Deputies, On behalf of the State Council, I will now report to you on the work of the government for your deliberation and approval, and I invite comments on my report from the members of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC).

Highlights of work report of Supreme People's Court

Chief Justice Zhou Qiang, president of the Supreme People's Court (SPC), delivered a report on the work of the SPC on Thursday to the third session of the 12th National People's Congress.

Highlights of China's gov't work report for 2015

Following are highlights of the Chinese government work report distributed Thursday morning to the press ahead of the annual session of the National People's Congress.

Big data on China's rule of law

What does the rule of law mean to the Chinese? How much attention did the revised Legislation Law draw? Which laws concern ordinary people the most? As the "two sessions" go underway to discuss the nation's laws, Xinhua news agency and Baidu Index work together to answer some of these questions using big data.

China to speed up drafting anti-corruption law

China plans to develop national legislation to fight corruption, according to a report delivered by top legislator Zhang Dejiang Sunday.

China's 2015 diplomacy focuses on 'Belt and Road'

China's diplomacy in 2015 will focus on making all around progress in the "Belt and Road" initiatives, said Foreign Minister Wang Yi on the sidelines of the ongoing national legislative session on Sunday.

Webcast in review: Premier Li delivers gov’t work report presented you a live coverage of the opening ceremony of the third session of China’s 12th National People’s Congress (NPC) at 9:00 am on March 5, 2015. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang delivered the government work report at the meeting.

China to revise air pollution law

China plans to revise the law on air pollution prevention and control in 2015, according to a report to be delivered by top legislator Zhang Dejiang Sunday.

Top legislator stresses CPC leadership

A report published Sunday on the work of China's top legislature in 2014 underscored the leadership of the Communist Party of China (CPC), while expressing confidence in China's system of people's congresses.

Li gets tough in pollution fight

In his annual Government Work Report to China's lawmakers at the opening of their 2015 plenary session, the premier called pollution a "blight on people's quality of life and a trouble that weighs on their hearts".
 • Netizens upbeat about govt's pollution-fighting resolve

Premier Li warns 'formidable difficulty' in 2015

Premier Li Keqiang on Thursday warned "formidable difficulty" in 2015, setting a slower growth target, but stressed his confidence in the ongoing reform to start new development engines.

China lowers 2015 growth target to around 7%

China targeted economic growth of approximately 7 percent in 2015, lower than the goal of around 7.5 percent in 2014, according to a government work report delivered by Premier Li Keqiang at the parliament's annual session Thursday.

Premier highlights structural optimization to boost growth

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Thursday reiterated the new leadership's vision for a more healthy and effective economy that is powered more by consumption and the service sector instead of the traditional engines of manufacturing and investment.
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