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Govt work report took views of foreigners, netizens

[2015-03-06 16:41]

Foreign experts were for the first time invited to give opinion on the drafting of the government work report, said the leader of the team responsible for drawing up the report.

China can deliver 7% growth goal: Justin Yifu Lin

[2015-03-06 16:28]

China still has great economic development potential in many industries and can beat the growth target of around 7 percent this year, Justin Yifu Lin, former chief economist and senior vice president of the World Bank, said Friday.

Finance Minister denies 300b govt spending of public funds

[2015-03-06 11:42]

China's Finance Minister on Friday denied rumor that the government spent 300 billion yuan ($47.9 billion) on public vehicles, receptions and trips.

Smog could be beaten in 10 years

[2015-03-06 08:58]

It might take China a decade to tackle its notorious smog problem, said Zhong Nanshan, a deputy of the National People's Congress and a renowned respiratory expert specializing in pandemics.

Li calls for a 'new attitude' by officials

[2015-03-06 07:42]

In a rare media report on Chinese leaders with a human touch, Premier Li Keqiang was described to have "thumped the table" in front of ministers.

Top political advisor highlights 'new normal' adaptation, Party discipline

[2015-03-05 21:51]

China's top political advisor Yu Zhengsheng on Thursday called for prompt efforts to adapt to the country's economic "new normal" of slower growth, while stressing Party discipline against nepotism and graft.

NDRC chief says anti-graft campaign propels reform

[2015-03-05 21:37]

China's top economic planning body said the national anti-corruption campaign sent shockwaves through the organization as it "played hardball" in institutional reform and administration was streamlined throughout the past year.

AmCham chief welcomes Li's report

[2015-03-05 20:38]

James Zimmerman, chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce in China, shares his views in the wake of Premier Li Keqiang's work report.