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Opinion >>

'Two Sessions' 2019: Seeking solutions across the board

By Tim Collard

China passes broad-ranging policies in "Two Sessions" to boost economy, protect the environment and improve global relations.


The Economy >>

Key indicators show economy on even keel
As drastic ups and downs in China's money and credit data within the first two months have sparked discussions on the reasons for this, the central bank issued an explanation on Monday morning, saying that robust financing activities have well supported economic growth so far this year.

Defense >>

China to lower defense budget growth to 7.5 percent
China will lower its defense budget growth rate to 7.5 percent in 2019, from last year's 8.1 percent, according to a draft budget report to be submitted to the annual session of the National People's Congress (NPC) opening Tuesday.

Diplomacy >>

China, US stand to gain from cooperation, lose from confrontation: FM
China and the United States stand to gain from cooperation and lose from confrontation, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Friday.

Other issues >>

High-tech offers way ahead for shipyards
Jiangnan Shipyard (Group) Co Ltd, one of China's largest shipbuilders, will sign a new deal to construct five 15,000 TEU, or twenty-foot equivalent unit, dual-fuel container ships at the end of this month, its senior official said.

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Second session of 13th NPC holds closing meeting

China's top political advisory body concludes annual session

Deputies to 13th NPC receive interview

Plenary meeting of deputies from Macao SAR opens to media at ongoing NPC session

Members receive interview ahead of closing meeting of 2nd session of 13th CPPCC National Committee