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China's national legislature opens annual session

China's national legislature opened its annual session Friday morning in Beijing. Xi Jinping and other Chinese leaders attended the opening meeting while Premier Li Keqiang delivered a government work report on behalf of the State Council to the legislature for deliberation.

The NPC's action in exercising state legislative powers

Presidium elected, agenda set for China's NPC session

China's key political season kicks off, pooling strength for modernization drive

​China's top political advisory body started its annual session Thursday in Beijing, kicking off the country's major political season of the year that will pool the strength for fully building a modern socialist country.

China's defense budget maintains single-digit growth

​China's annual defense budget will maintain single-digit growth for a sixth consecutive year by increasing 6.8% in 2021, according to a draft budget report on Friday.

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Improving Hong Kong's electoral system legitimate, necessary and imperative

The best electoral system for Hong Kong is the one that suits its conditions and helps safeguard national security and maintain Hong Kong's long-term prosperity and stability.


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Disney's new female-lead animation turns eyes to Southeast Asia

Apart but united, Disney's new critically acclaimed animated feature "Raya and the Last Dragon" was made remotely due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and with strong Asian elements.

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