China's economic growth target for this year will allow policy makers to focus on improving the quality of growth, an International Monetary Fund (IMF) spokesman said Thursday.
With only two years left for China to meet the deadline in its war against extreme poverty, the country stands ready to face the toughest challenges to meet the goal and ensure the victory stand the test of time.
China's adjustment of its GDP growth target this year has, unsurprisingly, become the latest "evidence" for China skeptics to talk up a potential crash landing, property bubble bursting and financial crisis.
China expects to see wider opening-up as it pledges to do more to attract foreign investment and promote global cooperation at the ongoing annual "two sessions."
Those anticipating confrontation and competition between political parties -- as often seen in Western parliaments -- will be disappointed at China's ongoing "two sessions."
Major socio-economic policies set out during China's ongoing Two Sessions are "very timely and highly welcome" as the world economy "once again enters a period of uncertainty," a U.S.
The world is holding its breath as United States President Donald Trump decides, depending on the results of the trade talks, whether to impose further tariffs on imports from China. There are many intertwined issues between China and the U.S. (and the West in general) but the core issue is how the world (including China itself) should comprehend and cope with the rise of China and its technological giants.
China's resolve to continue promoting open and high-quality development will provide a much-needed stimulation to global economic growth, world experts and scholars said.
China's annual two sessions is a window for outsiders to gauge China's development path as well as its effect on the world. This year's event is no exception.
China should push forward its reform to facilitate the development of private enterprises, a political advisor said Wednesday.
"I use my influence to persuade the heads of kindergartens and primary schools to let children learn gymnastics while they play," Zou said.Zou said that promoting gymnastics in kindergartens and primary schools can broaden the country's selection of good athletes for these events.
Continuing to deepen reform is critical for China to maintain sustainable economic growth domestically and make important contributions to global issues, a leading academic from the Institute of International Politics and Economics said.
Environmental protection and climate change have evolved from an abstract idea to an important part of people's daily lives.Hanson, international chief advisor at the China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development, echoed those sentiments.
In a modern skyscraper, even a tiny screw or brick is of vital importance, and the same is true of the skilled workers who tighten the last screw in strict accordance with the architect's plan to build a safe, solid shelter.
Facing grim and complicated situations at home and abroad, China has vowed to lower corporate burden by a record-breaking amount to stabilize growth and benefit a wider range of companies and people.
China is a modern state with a legal system founded on the rule of law and is on a solid trajectory toward sustainable growth, a U.S. scholar said.
They offer loans only as loss leaders to attract fee-based business carrying out transactions or arranging deals.
For many years, growth figure has been the most buzzed-about subject regarding the Chinese economy.
While the economy has always been an important topic during the country's annual two sessions meetings, the topic seems even more crucial given the challenging international situation and big changes happening in China.
Despite increasing downward pressure on its economy, China is assuring the world of its firm resolution in the pursuit of green development with concrete and self-motivated efforts.
The second annual session of China's 13th National People's Congress comes at a testing time. National-level institutions like governments and parliaments across the world appear increasingly dwarfed by transnational and international bodies on one hand, and upstaged by global-scale, technology-rich, advertisement-and PR-boosted multinational corporations on the other.
He also said the China-US trade talks have made substantive progress on many issues of common concern, and both countries and the international community have responded in a positive manner.
Every year, just before China's annual two sessions, there are voices in the West declaring that China's democracy cannot truly represent the people. But the Chinese people disagree.
Gao Aiping finally got his washing machine fully functioning as it was supposed to, as he and his family have moved into a new home with running water.
Despite language barrier, Chinese films are reaching more Australian audiences with contemporary issues resonating with many people here, an Australian cinema researcher has said.
A U.S. government report released Wednesday found that Confucius Institutes (CI) in U.S. campuses largely played positive roles and assertions that they interfered with U.S. academic freedom were unfounded.
For more than a decade now, the world has been talking about the "China model".
Five years ago, when Guo Fan asked his American peers during a cinematographic exchange program in Hollywood whether they had ever watched a Chinese film, the answer was simple and blunt -- none.
The world's two biggest economies, China and the United States, have achieved"substantial progress"after four days of high-level economic and trade talks in Washington D.C.
Like birds pecking at grain, a dozen robotic arms pressed components onto a POS machine, checked its functions and packed it into a box under the supervision of a human worker. Next to the robots, it took over 60 workers to assemble the same device, used to process card and mobile payments.