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13th Five-Year Plan

China sets five-year average annual growth above 6.5%

China expects an average annual economic growth of above 6.5 percent from 2016 to 2020.

Deep-sea research ship ready for trials

The construction of a mothership for China's first deep-sea submersible has been completed at a shipyard in Zhejiang Province.

Rocket scientist aims high

A Chinese rocket scientist said 110 Chinese-made Long March rockets will take to the skies over the next five years.

China plans 30 nuclear power plants along Silk Route

China has set a target of building around 30 nuclear power units in countries along the Belt and Road Initiative routes by 2030.

Five-year plan to benefit HK, Macao

China's 13th five-year plan, to be reviewed at the upcoming parliamentary session, will be "good news" to HK and Macao.

China vows to make employment a priority

China will make stable employment a priority as structural reform puts pressure on the job market, said Vice Premier Ma Kai.

China plans to raise age of retirement

China will gradually raise its statutory retirement age over the coming years in a bid to combat the effects of an aging population.

Courts aim to correct injustice

Chinese courts have been asked to make the hearing of cases a priority and increase efforts to avoid wrongful verdicts.

Gated communities will open 'gradually'

Authorities have rushed to defend and clarify a controversial policy that has drawn wide criticism.

China to drive new-type urbanization

Chinese leaders have called for more to be done to facilitate "new-type urbanization" in 2016. 

China pledges stable macro economic policies

China vowed to stabilize and improve macro economic policies to build a stable environment for structural reforms.

More new energy vehicles in public institutions

More public institutions will have greener fleets by 2020, the central authority said Thursday.
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