There is a huge market potential for drugs and more foreign pharmaceutical companies should tap the sector, Bi Jingquan, chief of China Food and Drug Administration, said on Sunday.
The country will take effective measures to strengthen environmental protection, especially in improving air quality, in 2017, aiming to markedly reduce major airborne pollutants, according to the Government Work Report.
China's top political advisory body started its annual session Friday in Beijing, ushering in a political high season that will continue with the opening of the country's top legislature Sunday.
Private investment is among the hot topics to be discussed by Chinese political advisors as they meet in Beijing for the top advisory body's annual session, which opens Friday afternoon.
Wang has been a CPPCC member for 15 years and has submitted over 120 proposals during his tenure.
Editor's note: This is the fifth story in a series of previews on the two sessions - the annual gatherings of the nation's top legislature and its top body of political advisers. The sessions will start later this week.
Safeguarding security, which was key to legislation last year, will continue to be a major task for legislators in the years ahead, lawmakers and experts said.
The "two sessions" meetings are held every year in March. Here are answers to some frequently asked questions about two of the most important political meetings of the year.