Daily snapshots of 'two sessions' - March 11

2015-03-12 08:04:26

Political advisers read a document at the fourth plenary meeting of the third session of the 12th CPPCC at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Wednesday.

Protecting nature tops agenda

2015-03-11 08:14:11

Achieving ecological civilization is atop the agenda of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, which, under the leadership of General Secretary Xi Jinping, has strived to enhance environmental qualities, Xinhua News Agency said on Tuesday.

Review agencies face tighter controls

2015-03-11 08:13:14

The national environmental watchdog will tighten the reins on assessment agencies having close relationships with officials of the ministry, a move to fight corruption.

Workplace death toll 'too high'

2015-03-11 08:11:50

More than 66,000 Chinese died in workplace accidents last year, a death toll that's "too high", a senior official in charge of the country's work safety issues said.

IS recruits Xinjiang residents

2015-03-11 08:09:57

A top official from the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region confirmed that Xinjiang residents have joined the radical group Islamic State.

Over a thousand compete to be air hostesses

2015-03-11 11:15:14

Over 1,000 candidates, including students and experienced stewardesses have undergone the selection process held in Qingdao, East China's Shandong province.

Minister warns of increased jobs pressure

2015-03-11 04:14:55

China's employment market could come under greater pressure this year as the country faces a record number of college graduates and is expecting economic growth to hit a 25-year low, a government minister said on Tuesday.

Xinjiang remains stable despite terror attacks: official

2015-03-10 11:19:33

The overall situation in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region remains stable and controllable despite terror attacks, a senior official said Tuesday.

Daily snapshots of 'two sessions' - March 9

2015-03-10 07:53:50

A security personnel stands guard during the second plenary meeting of Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC)at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, March 9, 2015.

China fights corruption with no pause

2015-03-09 20:43:34

China's commitment to purging corruption did not cease when the country's political high season began this month.

Office to guide protection of tigers

2015-03-10 07:55:43

China is establishing a national office dedicated to the protection of wild tigers.

Working holiday craze grows bigger

2015-03-10 07:55:43

New Zealand is expecting strong demand for its 2015-16 Working Holiday Scheme for Chinese citizens, which opens for application on May 19, according to the country's immigration office.