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The door of dialogue still opens to the Dalai Lama, so long as he gives up the position for "Tibet Independence", so long as he recognizes Tibet and Taiwan as inalienable parts of the Chinese territory, said Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao here on Tuesday.
The closing ceremony of the First Session of the 11th
National People´s Congress (NPC) is held at the Great
Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, March
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Today´s topic: New leadership & tough agenda
Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao says controlling inflation, and ensuring the people´s well-being are the government´s top priorities for the coming years.
China´s 11th National People´s Congress has just wrapped up its first session setting plans and tasks for economic and social development for the government during the next year.
Many foreign diplomats were invited to observe the just-concluded first session of the 11th National People´s Congress. The diplomats showed great interest in the work of many of the NPC meetings.
Many Chinese are welcoming the new policy measures the government announced during this NPC session to help low- and mid-income earners. They have high expectations for the new leadership to make it happen.
Chinese lawmakers have voted-in a new line-up for the State Council. It took place at Monday´s plenary meeting of the First Session of the 11th National People´s Congress, China´s top legislature.
Deputy Fu Qiping is from Tengtou township, in Zhejiang province.He is the CPC branch head in the village, and also a "green" advocate.
The National People´s Congress, China´s top legislature, has just chosen Wen Jiabao for his second term as Chinese premier. Lawmakers have also approved the nominees for vice chairmen and members of the Central Military Commission.
China´s State Food and Drug Administration vows to adopt measures to ensure food and drug safety, and a clean Olymic without doping during Beijing 2008 Games.
As the Beijing Olympics approach, some individuals and groups are attempting to link sports event with various political issues to impose pressure on China.
The presidium of the first session of the 11th National People´s Congress has held its seventh meeting hosted by Wu Bangguo.
Chinese lawmakers have endorsed a State Council proposal for an institutional overhaul of the central government. Deputies of the First Session of the 11th National People´s Congress -- China´s top legislature -- have praised the restructuring plan.
China´s Supreme People´s Court and the Supreme People´s Procuratorate say new measures are being implemented to track fugitive criminal suspects.
Top political advisors have spoken highly of the achievements China has made over the past thirty years.
At the closing session, our reporter talked with Member Chen Zhu and brought us his comments on the CPPCC´s new goals.
On the sidelines of this year´s annual session of the Chinese People´s Political Consultative Conference, a CPPCC member has encouraged public awareness of cultural heritage protection.
China wrapped up the 1st session of the 11th National Committee of the Chinese People´s Political Consultative Conference, the CPPCC, on Friday.
China´s Minister of Science and Technology says the country´s medium- and long-term plan for scientific and technological development has been "progressing smoothly" since 2006.
China´s top official for quality control says food made in the country is now even safer than before and should be able to pass the strictest of quality checks.
A CPPCC member is proposing to combine the two places to form China´s first international metropolis.
China will maintain stable export growth and FDI inflow this year. That was the message from a press conference held by the Ministry of Commerce on the sidelines of the ongoing NPC sessions.
While deputies of the current NPC session are in the process of raising their motions, the head of the motion office reviewed how legislators´ voices at the Tenth National People´s Congress were valued.
The change of the Chinese leadership for a new five year term has been formally initiated by the National People´s Congress, with a candidate name list tabled with the Presidium of the NPC session.
The summer Olympic Games have been a frequent topic during China´s Political season. CCTV reporter spoke with CPPCC member Yang Lan, who has contributed a great deal to Beijing´s bid to host the Games.
As the countdown to the 2008 Olympics continues. we take a look at volunteers who are playing a key role in the organization of the Games.
China made progress in cementing ties with major powers last year. It stepped up cooperation with neighboring countries and regional blocs, and expanded its coordination with larger developing countries.
Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi is promising that China will continue to follow the road of peaceful development. He also said China is confident about hosting an environmentally-friendly Olympics.
Deputies from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan have given a positive assessment of the government report in their discussions.
One of the hot topics during thie first Session of the 11th NPC is how the army will take on new military missions and effectively tackle new challenges.
Right after the State Council reported its plan for the ministerial reform to the National People´s Congress, our reporter Xu Zhaoqun interviewed several of the deputies and members. Now let´s hear what they had to say.
Chinese law makers are deliberating a comprehensive administrative reform plan to streamline the State Council. If it´s passed by the National People´s Congress, the plan will create super ministries to boost government efficiency and reduce bureaucratic overlap.
According to State Councilor Hua Jianmin, after the reorganization, the State Council will have 27, rather than the current 28, ministries and commissions apart from the General Office.
Vice Minister of Agriculture Wei Chao´an says China intends to increase farmers´ income by 6 percent this year, while maintaining the steady growth of grain output.
The ongoing NPC session sees the involvement of deputies from all of China´s ethnic groups. On Sunday, eight of the minority NPC deputies met with the press to voice their concerns.
On China´s achievements and challenges in environmental conservation, CCTV reporter Liu Ying talked to a CPPCC member, Dr. Gao Yubao. Dr. Gao is also the President of Tianjin Normal University.
The Chinese government has put forward the goal to build a harmonious society. The following is a story about a wildlife photographer, who has been calling for the harmony between man and nature.
China is vowing to intensify efforts to conserve energy and protect the environment and to meet the goal set by the 11th Five-year Plan of reducing energy consumption per unit of GDP by 4 percent annually.
China vows to intensify efforts to conserve energy and protect the environment and to meet the goal set by the 11th Five-year Plan of reducing energy consumption per unit of GDP by 4 percent annually.
Renowned Chinese economist Li Yining said on Monday that China´s economy will continue to grow steadily after the Beijing Olympics. He also said the Chinese yuan will keep appreciating in small increments.
Chinese President Hu Jintao has called for redoubled efforts to step up defense and army building. He says this will guarantee national security and make greater contribution to world peace.
Overseas media: "Institutional restructuring to help Chinese gov´t better meet social, economic challenges"
US economic expert:"The government has found a balance point for the country´s economic development."
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"I told the premier about such problems as low payments for rural teachers and he responded to them in the report."
"The report posts the achievements of the past five years; more importantly, it calmly judges the current situation,"
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