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  1. Former chair of Nanshan CPPCC said to be in US

    Posted Jun 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Sally Wang sally.wang@scmp.com A top political adviser from Shenzhen's Nanshan district who is being investigated by a party discipline committee is now in the US, a family member has told a local newspaper. Wen Ling, who stepped down as chairwoman o ...

  2. Lawmakers seek details of lavish games spending

    Posted Jan 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Consultative Conference (CPPCC) on Saturday sought the release of expenditure associated with the sport competition, also known as the Universiade. The concerns stem from an August China Times report ... forward proposals to urge the authorities give out a timetable to answer the question,' said Jin Xinyi, a Shenzhen CPPCC deputy and also political analyst based in the city. ...

  3. Call for World Games costs- five months on

    Posted Jan 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... (CPPCC) on Saturday asked to see the full expenditure associated with the event, also known as the Universiade. The concerns follow a report in China Times in August alleging that Shenzhen spent ...

  4. Dismissal of lax CPPCC members lauded by party paper

    Posted Feb 16th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... its meetings. The Communist Party mouthpiece went on to urge the body's national counterpart, the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), to strengthen its checks and balances. A Hong Kong analyst said the comment signalled a desire to reform the CPPCC, long ridiculed by overseas media and critics as a 'political flower vase' or 'retirement ...

  5. In Brief

    Posted Mar 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Call for 'Man's Day' public holiday A 'Man's Day' public holiday should be set up to show appreciation for males, CPPCC delegate Feng Xiaoju told the Guangzhou Daily. Ms Feng, a delegate from Shenzhen, said men were often exhausted and lived on average 10 years less than women. She said men should be given a day off to let them relax. ...

  6. Shenzhen mayor spared execution

    Posted May 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... was deprived of his Guangdong CPPCC membership last year due to allegations that he offered bribes. Veteran China-watcher Johnny Lau Yui-siu said the verdict was too light and showed a lack ...

  7. Jam-packed Shenzhen mulls congestion fees

    Posted Mar 08th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and see.' Guangdong CPPCC member Li Hairong said that while there were many practical ways to limit car use or sales, competing vested interests made them hard to adopt. 'We have to speed up ...

  8. In Brief

    Posted Feb 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Dates set for this year's NPC and CPPCC sessions The National People's Congress, the mainland's annual parliamentary session, will open in Beijing on March 5, Xinhua reported yesterday. The congress will review the implementation of the nation's economic and social development plan over the past year and approve a draft plan for the year ahead. The Chinese ...

  9. Profiteers cash in on cross-border vehicle licences

    Posted Apr 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to the Guangdong provincial committee of Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, the mainland's top advisory body, said many CPPCC delegates and applicants qualified to hold ...

  10. Blueprint targets harmful rivalry among key cities

    Posted Mar 14th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Nellie Fong Wong Kut-man, and about 80 colleagues submitted a joint proposal to the CPPCC, urging the mainland authorities to relax rules for businesses to issue renminbi debentures in Hong Kong ...




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