Xu Wenguang, secretary of the Communist Party of China Quzhou Municipal Committee, called for improved care and services for the elderly and school-age children.
Li Zhanshu, chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC), delivered the work report of the committee at the fourth session of the 13th NPC on March 8.
National political advisors suggested the establishment of a national book-reading day on Confucius' birthday to further promote China's cultural construction.
A disabled dancer and national political adviser performed China's national anthem at the opening of the annual session of the country's top political advisory body, becoming an instant hit and causing a buzz on the internet.
Here are the main 2021 objectives for economic and social development from the government work report.
The "two sessions" of 2021 has lifted its curtain, and "patriots governing Hong Kong" has drawn most attention. "Patriots governing Hong Kong" is a legitimate institutional design in line with the common sense of ordinary people.
Promoting domestic consumption will be a strong driving force for China's high-quality development and the global economic recovery, said Huang Maoxing, a deputy to the 13th National People's Congress (NPC).
The third session of the 13th National People's Congress opened in Beijing on May 22, 2020, after having been postponed for two and a half months to allow for more time to fight COVID-19.
Two phenomenal tentpole films soared into the top five ranks of all time on the Chinese box office chart, but filmmakers are still worried about the future.
Last year, employment in China remained generally stable, while the surveyed unemployment rate in urban areas fell.
Veteran Hong Kong actor Ng Man-tat has died of liver cancer. He was 70.
China made notable progress in agricultural production despite challenges posed by COVID-19, plant pests and natural disasters, ensuring a bumper harvest and steady food supply.
During Chinese Lunar New Year holiday, dance show "Night Banquet in the Tang Dynasty Palace" went viral on Chinese social media.
People in the Daliang Mountains area in southwestern China used to live in extreme poverty, but they now embrace happy new lives with decent houses, new jobs, and promising future, heading from hardships to happiness.
China's agricultural and rural development made substantial progress in production, the fight against poverty, and the income of rural residents in 2020, said an official at an SCIO briefing on Monday.