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It is certainly no easy job for government employees to change their mentality to that of public servants rather than that of officials who can always benefit from the exercising of their power.
Only when local government debts are under their true borrowers' names will the legislative body be able to effectively supervise them.
As the world second-largest economy, high single-digit growth in itself can adequately make China one of the key driving forces behind the global recovery.
The big news on day one of the NPC session was that the government set the GDP growth target at "about 7.5 percent" for 2014, unchanged from last year.
On the occasion of International Women's Day, we celebrate worldwide the contribution of women to the development of our societies.
Through reforms and its demographic dividend, China has achieved continuous high-speed economic development for more than 30 years.
The new policy may help the country to gradually solve many problems, including the low birth rate and an aging society. But it will not change the lifestyle that most Chinese people have become used to.
The government has allocated huge funds to bridge the education gap between urban and rural areas, and the education system in the countryside has indeed improved over the past few years.
I also agree that what the Abe administration is doing is reckless and shameful. His actions are especially dangerous, as pointed out in the commentary, when it comes to Japan's foreign policy.
We will highlight one example of a major policy change each day during this year's two sessions.
Our readers condemn the terrorist act, for which there can be no justification and hope the perpetrators will be brought to justice.
Here we offer a wide range of views on a rapidly changing China.
Many countries have a day set aside to pay tribute to the dead.
Despite the wide coverage of the attack, many questions remain unanswered, and most importantly, why Kunming has been chosen as the target?
The normal development of China-Japan relations is beneficial, not only to both counties but also to the Asian-Pacific region.
A poorly efficient banking sector is no doubt detrimental to proper distribution of financial resources and affects the health of the economy as a whole.
Discrimination in the courtroom is particularly damaging. When a law is discriminatory, the search for fairness is obviously profoundly compromised.
Closer observation will show that the questions asked of the senior officials all relate to their duties, such as air pollution control or tobacco control.
The NPC deputies and CPPCC members attending the annual sessions will exercise self-control and refrain from smoking during the meetings to firmly support the "smoke-free two sessions" proposal.