The National People's Congress of the People's Republic of China, normally referred to as the National People's Congress, is the highest organ of state power and the national legislature of the People's Republic of China. With 2,980 members in 2018, it is the largest parliamentary body in the world. The National People's Congress meets in full session for roughly two weeks each year and votes on important pieces of legislation. Members are considered to be part-time legislators and are not paid.
China's parliament on Thursday overwhelmingly approved directly imposing national security legislation on Hong Kong to tackle secession, subversion, terrorism, and foreign interference in a city roiled..
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi while addressing press conference for the third session of National People's Conference asserted that while world will never be the same again, however, China will not..
The National People's Congress (NPC) is meeting in Beijing this week after a two-month delay because of the pandemic. While it did have the chance to vote on the bill - referred to as the Draft.. WorldNews - Published Also reported by •Reuters India •Reuters
Chinese President Xi Jinping has ordered China’s armed forces to “comprehensively” strengthen the training of troops and be prepared for war, as tensions rise between Beijing and a number of.. WorldNews - Published
Last Friday, China started its annual political season, as the National People’s Congress (NPC) and the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) met in Beijing after a 78-day.. WorldNews - Published
Immunizations are falling because of pandemic disruptions, raising fears of surges in preventable disease. Lockdowns complicate the Muslim holiday Eid. China’s National People’s Congress offers a.. NYTimes.com - Published
Foreign Policy Pompeo blasts Beijing’s national security bill as ‘death knell’ for Hong Kong’s autonomy The warning from America’s top diplomat came as lawmakers in the National People’s.. WorldNews - Published
Parting with years of precedent, China abandoned its growth target for 2020, in acknowledgement that there is "great uncertainty" facing the country as it looks to restart its economy after the.. WorldNews - Published
China, which has the world's largest military of two million troops, will continue to lower its defence budget growth rate to 6.6 per cent in 2020, according to a draft budget report presented on.. IndiaTimes - Published
China kicked off its delayed annual Parliament session on Friday with the government avoiding to set any specific target for this year's GDP, citing uncertainties arising out of the Covid-19 pandemic,.. WorldNews - Published
China on Friday abandoned setting an economic growth target for 2020, citing "great uncertainty" over the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the world's second-largest economy. It is the first time.. WorldNews - Published
About 3,000 delegates to the annual gathering of China's largely rubber-stamp parliament, the National People's Congress, will gather in Beijing on Friday to discuss political and economic policy. Reuters - Published