Tuesday, October 21, 2014   

(NPC) Legislature wraps up meetings
(03-13 10:34)

China’s legislature, the National People's Congress, ended its annual session today.
NPC deputies examined and approved a number of important documents, including the government work report, the national economic and social development plan and the central budget.
They also endorsed the work reports of the NPC Standing Committee, the Supreme People's Court and the Supreme People's Procuratorate.
The lawmakers approved the resignations of two NPC Standing Committee members at the closing meeting.
Chen Sixi and Wang Xiao resigned from the Standing Committee in May and June last year after Chen was appointed as deputy director of the central government's liaison office in Macao, and Wang took the post of deputy governor of northwest China's Qinghai Province.
According to the NPC rules, NPC Standing Committee members, elected from NPC deputies, are not allowed to take posts in governments, courts and procuratorates.
The NPC Standing Committee accepted their resignations in June and submitted them to the full session for final confirmation.—Xinhua

   
Other China breaking news:
'Little Apple': The hit song all of China is singing (10-20 15:59)
Key Chinese Communist Party meeting opens in Beijing (10-20 15:54)
Key Chinese Communist Party meeting opens in Beijing (10-20 11:37)
Two journalists jailed for fabricated stories (10-17 15:44)
Former senior railways official given death penalty for bribery (10-17 12:02)
UN rights chief says in talks with China on Tibet visit (10-16 19:17)
Villagers burned workers to death: report (10-16 17:40)
Taiwan rebuked for HK comments (10-15 13:35)
Clash over construction leaves 8 dead in Yunnan (10-15 13:18)
China crab industry feels pinch from graft crackdown (10-15 12:10)

More breaking news >>

© 2014 The Standard, The Standard Newspapers Publishing Ltd.
Contact Us | About Us | Newsfeeds | Subscriptions | Print Ad. | Online Ad. | Street Pts

 


Home | Top News | Local | Business | China | ViewPoint | CityTalk | World | Sports | People | Central Station | Spree | Features

The Standard

Trademark and Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014, The Standard Newspaper Publishing Ltd., and its related entities. All rights reserved.  Use in whole or part of this site's content is prohibited.   Use of this Web site assumes acceptance of the
Terms of Use, Privacy Policy Statement and Copyright Policy.  Please also read our Ethics Statement.