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Agenda set for China's legislative session

[2016-03-04 19:15]

China's national legislators elected Friday a presidium and set the agenda for the legislature's annual session, which will open Saturday.

In photos: What Xi said to NPC in the past three years

[2016-03-04 15:31]

In the past three years, President Xi Jinping has attended panel discussions 15 times and talked with lawmakers from 10 provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities, as well as the People's Liberation Army.

China not to blame for South China Sea militarization: spokesperson

[2016-03-04 14:47]

It is the language of hegemony trying to hype the so-called "militarization" of the South China Sea, the spokeswoman for the National People's Congress said.

No one above the law, warns govt to corrupt officials

[2016-03-04 14:41]

No one is immune to disciplinary investigation or court trials for corruption, including the deputies of the people's congresses at all levels, Fu Ying, spokeswoman for the fourth session of the 12th National People's Congress, said on Friday.

NPC spokesperson: China will 'strictly abide by' UNSC resolution

[2016-03-04 14:16]

Fu Ying, the foreign affairs chief of China's top legislative body and former vice-foreign minister, said China will "strictly abide by" the latest resolution passed by the United Nations Security Council that places sanctions on Pyongyang.

NPC news conference: Major issues in focus

[2016-03-04 13:48]

A spokesperson answered questions from foreign and local reporters at a press conference of the annual session of the country's top legislature. Here are some of the highlights.

Charity law to be discussed as giving booms in China

[2016-03-04 13:30]

To establish a more standard and transparent environment to increase donations in China, the draft of China's first charity law will be discussed during the two sessions, a spokesperson for the top legislature said at the news conference on Friday.

China hopes to improve philanthropy through charity law: spokeswoman

[2016-03-04 13:18]

Philanthropy is developing fast in China and the nation aims to standardize it through law, a spokeswoman for the annual session of the country's top legislature said.