NPC 2010

What Chinese Censors Don’t Want You to Know

The New York Times has translated censorship guidelines issued to editors ahead of this month’s National People’s Congress and CPPCC meetings in Beijing: A portion was posted on the Internet, and independently...

Journalists Issue Open Letter Against Hubei Governor

Following Hubei Governor Li Hongzhong’s outburst at a reporter questioning him at the NPC meetings, hundreds of prominent Chinese journalists, scholars and activists have penned an open letter protesting his actions and...

Economy the Focus as China Political Session Ends

AP reports on the closing sessions of the NPC’s annual meeting in Beijing: The world’s third-largest economy may have escaped the worst of the global financial crisis by ordering $1.4 trillion in bank lending and...

Deal-making at China’s Parliament

Al Jazeera reports on what delegates do behind the scenes of the National People’s Congress: The annual session of China’s parliament, the National People’s Congress, brings together around 3,000 delegates from...

China’s Next Leaders Jockey for Position (Updated)

Several contenders for leadership positions when the 5th generation of party leaders take power in 2012 are campaigning during this year’s NPC meetings. From the Wall Street Journal: They include Bo Xilai, Communist Party...

Debate over China’s Future Takes Flight on Internet

An “e-congress” website set up to parallel the annual National People’s Congress meetings now underway in Beijing gives citizens a rare chance to offer their opinions and proposals to the government. The Globe...

Growing Calls for Reform in China

The “two sessions” meetings of the National People’s Congress and the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference have opened in Beijing. The Hindu reports that the annual legislative sessions have...



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