Chinese lawmakers called for speeding up legislation to ban smoking in public places.

An application to co-host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games aims to encourage winter sports among Chinese people.

The presidium of the second session of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC), China's top legislature, held its third meeting Wednesday.

China's top political advisory body wrapped up its annual session at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.

Xi urges PLA modernization

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Xi Jinping, chairman of the Central Military Commission, said the Chinese People's Liberation Army must "race against time" to push forward its modernization efforts and deepen military reform.

A growing number of judges in Shanghai have quit, citing high costs of living, according to a panel discussion by national legislators from the city.

China's coastal provinces are trying to become the key hubs along the new "Maritime Silk Road", a national initiative aimed at strengthening cooperation with the 10-country Association of Southeast Asian Nations.

China's top political advisory body wrapped up its annual session at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.

The president of China's top court said at two sessions that courts should take responsibility for big or controversial cases, Beijing Times reported on Wednesday.

China's top court vowed at the ongoing two sessions to further push judicial openness, including public disclosure of all courts' verdicts within three years.

The authorities are applying extra scrutiny at subway stations during the annual sessions of the nation's top legislature and political advisory body.

As Li said, the mechanism for policymaking, implementation and supervision under the rule of law must be further optimized.

Cell phone fever at two sessions

More than 10 days after the terrorist attack in Kunming, Yunnan province, the pain still lingers - a pain familiar to people from the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, which is on the front lines of China's anti-terrorism battle and home of people from different ethnic groups including Uygur, Han, Kazak, Tajik and so many others.

Securities watchdog aims to further internationalize nation's markets