As positive economic factors are likely to emerge in the second half of this year, the 7.5 percent growth target set by the government will be met.

Top legislature will try to reduce the number of crimes subject to the death penalty, and courts are required to use the punishment carefully and only for extremely serious crimes.

In response to the influx of foreign influences, such as Korean TV shows and Western sports stars, CPPCC delegates suggest a renewal of traditional culture through education.

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and other senior leaders on Sunday joined lawmakers at the NPC, in discussion of topics ranging from regional development to work style.

Presidium of the second session of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC), China's top legislature, held its second meeting Sunday.

Chinese authorities must respect the Constitution and laws when carrying out the country's grand reform plan, said a senior official with the top legislature here on Sunday.

China needs to better enforce its law on the protection of intangible cultural heritage, at a time when most heritage items remain endangered, a renowned scholar said Sunday.

EVOC, a leading specialist computer manufacturer in China, sees rosy future in the country's domestic market with cyber security issue becoming a top government priority.

China's biggest online search company may form a partnership to apply for a private banking license.

Plan to rotate teachers is on the Ministry of Education's agenda and it will complete the process within five years.

More baby hatches expected

2014-03-09 14:42

China will proceed with the trial program of setting up baby hatches, said the nation's top civil affair chief.

Legislators must regulate the way sentences are reduced and paroles given as these rules are exploited by officials and prisoners, said Zhang Liyong, president of High People's Court in Central China's Henan province.

The second plenary meeting of the second session of China's 12th National People's Congress (NPC) is held at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, March 9, 2014.

Chinese top legislator Zhang Dejiang on Sunday pledged to enhance environmental legislation and oversight of pollutant emissions, as Beijing continued to be shrouded in a spell of lingering smog.

Chinese top legislator on Sunday pledged to enhance the national legislature's oversight over the work of the country's administrative and judicial authorities, to address people's concerns and serve the country's deepening reforms.