Highlights of Wen's government work report
Updated: 2010-03-05 09:13
-- China will raise government subsidies on basic medical insurance for non-working urban residents and on the new type of rural cooperative medical care system to 120 yuan per person per year, up 50 percent over last year, and appropriately increase rates for individual contributions.
FIGHTING CLIMATE CHANGE
-- China will work hard to develop low-carbon technologies;
-- China will endeavor to build an industrial system and consumption pattern with low carbon emissions;
-- China will participate in international cooperation to address climate change and work for further progress in the global fight against climate change;
-- The energy-saving capacity will be increased by an equivalent of 80 million tonnes of standard coal.
-- China will concentrate on making the army better able to win informationized local wars, and will enhance its ability to respond to multiple security threats and accomplish a diverse array of military tasks.
-- The central government will formulate and implement policies for economic and social development in Xinjiang, Tibet, and Tibetan ethnic areas in Sichuan, Yunnan, Gansu and Qinghai provinces. >>Full Story
HONG KONG, MACAO
-- The central government will support Hong Kong in consolidating and elevating its position as an international financial, trade, and shipping center; developing industries with local advantages; and fostering new areas of economic growth;
-- The central government will support Macao in developing its tourism and leisure industry and appropriately diversifying its economy.
-- The mainland will continue to adhere to the principle of developing cross-Straits relations and promoting peaceful reunification of the motherland, firmly embrace the theme of peaceful development of cross-Strait relations and constantly create new conditions for it;
-- The mainland will encourage qualified enterprises to invest in Taiwan;
-- The mainland will promote a win-win situation, set up an economic cooperation mechanism that reflects the characteristics of both sides by negotiating and signing an economic cooperation framework agreement (ECFA).