Premier Li Keqiang, speaking at the opening meeting of the second session of the 12th National People's Congress on Wednesday, strongly condemned Saturday's terrorist attack in Kunming.

Premier Li Keqiang placed the emphasis firmly on reform as he delivered the Government Work Report at the opening of the annual legislative session in Beijing.

NDRC plans internal reforms

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China's top economic planning agency, the National Development and Reform Commission, will launch an self-inflicted reform that will reduce its own power, part of the central government's campaign to give the market a greater role.

Building China into a beautiful homeland with a sound ecological environment was highlighted among issues concerning people's livelihood in Premier Li Keqiang's Government Work Report, delivered to the National People's Congress on Wednesday.

All financial transactions will be done through smartphones, apps and embedded microchips in our wrists. No queueing to pay at tills. We pick, we go, we get scanned, money deducted.

In a speech that lasted 100 minutes, Premier Li who is famous for his toughness summarized the work of his government in 2013 and mapped out the missions and challenges ahead.Li puts the accent on reform Infographic: Five key words

A senior official said Wednesday that the Chinese government will continue to support economic growth in Hong Kong and Macao.

Northeast China's Liaoning province will continue to invest heavily to conserve its once heavily polluted environment.

China's top legislator Zhang Dejiang and other leaders on Wednesday joined the country's lawmakers in panel discussions at the ongoing annual parliamentary session.

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang announced a bold plan on Wednesday to turn more rural people into city dwellers and improve their quality of life.

The GDP of Jiangxi province is expected to increase about 10 percent this year, the provincial government said on Wednesday.

China has the confidence, conditions and capability to meet its new growth targets for 2014, top economic planner Xu Shaoshi said Wednesday.

Beijing imposed random security checks at entrances to 11 parks and gardens on Wednesday that will last until March 15.

More than 3,000 entertainment venues in Guangdong province suspected of involvement in the sex trade have been closed since authorities launched a crackdown on the illegal industry early last month, a top leader from the province said on Wednesday.

President Xi Jinping pushes for more bold moves in the Shanghai free trade zone, and for ways to replicate the system's success across the nation.