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Full Text: Report on the Work of the Government
Following is the full text of the Report on the Work of the Government delivered by Premier Li Keqiang at the Fifth Session of the 12th National People's Congress on March 5, 2017 and adopted on March 15, 2017:
E-commerce no safe haven for shoddy goods: regulator
Chinese authorities are beefing up quality supervision for goods sold online amid increasing e-commerce activities in the country, said an official from the quality and inspection regulator in Beijing on March. 14.

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Conservative approach taken on pension funds
Chairman of the National Council for Social Security Fund said on Wednesday that they would adopt a conservative investment approach for the management of local pension funds.
Proposal to better protect rare porpoise
The endangered Yangtze finless porpoise has about a decade until extinction unless it is elevated to the nation's top-class protected species list, national political advisers from Hubei province warned.
Xinjiang to make record-high investments in transportation infrastructure
The Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region will invest heavily in more high-speed railways and highways to build a high-quality transportation network that can truly support the Belt and Road Initiative.
A 2nd child: to bear or not to bear?
Eligible couples are not all convinced about having a second baby, in spite of China's overall relaxation of a decades-long family planning policy last year.
Proposal on nursery provision meets with mothers’ approval
China's working mothers have welcomed a proposal on the provision of public nursery services made at the annual two sessions in Beijing.
Workload for judges addressed
Shanghai has calculated how many cases a judge can handle per year to find a solution to the ongoing problem with judges' workloads, the city's top judge said on the sidelines of the ongoing two sessions.

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Misuse of halal labeling curtailed
The misuse of halal labels in the Ningxia Hui autonomous region, though not yet widespread, must be curbed, the region's top official said.

Defense >>

Stealth fighter soon powered by local engines
A domestically developed engine will soon power the nation's latest stealth fighter jet, according to a senior scientist working for Aero Engine Corp of China.

Diplomacy >>

One-China policy foundation of China-US relations
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said Wednesday that the one-China policy will remain as the foundation of China-U.S. relations.

Other issues >>

Sports chief calls for caution on excessive foreign-player transfers
The new sports minister, Gou Zhongwen, called on Wednesday for caution on soccer clubs' excessive spending on foreign players, stressing that more restrictive measures to curb the irrational investment will be implemented.

Opinion >>

Adoption law needs reform

The current adoption law is not relevant to today's society, and should be revised as soon as possible.

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Young faces at the annual NPC session

Premier Li addresses the press

NPC concludes annual session

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