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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    More power to the people's congresses

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 11:09am by Hu Shuli

    ... Hu Shuli Hu Shuli says strengthening the role of the people's congresses at all levels of decision-making should be top priority for political reform China must make its legislatures fit for a people's republic of the 21st century This year's meetings of the National People's Congress and the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    People's Congress seats for the public interest, not private ambition

    Posted Jan 04th 2014, 03:38am by SCMP Editorial

    ... covet membership of these, and of city and county people's congresses, on their name cards to enhance promotion prospects and give evidence of political connections. It would ... have sacked 56 provincial legislators, including city officials, schools administrators and corporate executives, for bribing more than 500 members of the Hengyang People's Congress, who ...

  3. News - China

    People's Daily editorials signal harsher internet regulation

    Posted Dec 21st 2012, 10:49am by Amy Li

    ... by the Publicity Department of the CCP Central Committee, ran a front-page editorial on Friday titled “Experts call for internet regulation for a healthy and orderly environment”. On China’s micro-blogging service Sina Weibo, the People’s Daily’s editorial drew angry responses from netizens. “Regulating rumours? But who are the biggest rumour makers in China?” said one Weibo user. “Talking about ...

  4. Comment - Blogs

    People's Daily announces end to re-education through labour, but only for Guangdong

    Posted Jan 31st 2013, 11:39am by John Kennedy

    ... of laojiao  in Guangdong could be realised as early as this year, but that depends on whether a proposal to that effect gets passed at the National People's Congress session in Beijing in March. ... John Kennedy China abroad  |  China at home Speaking at an internal work meeting yesterday on  the four promised reforms, secretary of Guangzhou's politics and law commission Wu Sha ...

  5. Comment - Blogs

    People's Daily calls for the arrest of radical leftist 'traitor beater' [UPDATED]

    Posted Oct 04th 2012, 08:46am by John Kennedy

    ... online by one of his arresting officers.  Early Thursday morning, People's Daily  delivered another blow against China's far left, who include the newspaper on their list ... Revolution-style politics. Here's People's Daily's take on Han**: To him, people who hold different views on certain political topics are all "traitors", and people he sees ...

  6. News - China

    Supreme People's Court judge urges end to wrongful convictions

    Posted May 07th 2013, 03:23pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... inadequacies in its legal system. "If more of these wrongful criminal convictions appear, they will become an unprecedented challenge to the People's Courts," Shen Deyong, the executive vice-president of the Supreme People's Court, wrote in the People's Court Daily on Monday. The paper is the court's official mouthpiece. It's preferable to release someone wrongfully, ...

  7. News - China

    Failed Hunan People's Congress candidate admits to bribing 32 delegates

    Posted Jan 29th 2013, 01:01pm by Amy Li

    ... Hunan delegates in an attempt to get elected, China’s Southern Metropolis Daily  reported on Tuesday.  Hunan’s Communist Party Discipline Committee acknowledged that “parts” of Huang’s ... returned from officials, said the report. “Obviously he didn’t pay them enough money,” one netizen commented sarcastically on China’s twitter-like service Sina Weibo. "The positions ...

  8. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Outrageous sexism in the People's Daily

    Posted Mar 07th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn We were slightly saddened to come across the People's Daily Online piece headlined, "Beautiful female journalists at two sessions", which then had links showing 17, albeit comely, female journalists engaged in covering the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference and the National People's Congress. It's hard to know what ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    End China's state-led sports system

    Posted Aug 16th 2012, 12:00am by Hu Shuli

    ... of the government, social groups, the market and the family. The government should focus on sports promotion for all to improve people's health, including by providing facilities and enhancing physical ... of government structure, which was interrupted in 1998, should be on the agenda of the 12th National People's Congress next year. This time, a motion to discuss the role of the government's ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - POLITICAL SCANDAL

    Hunan bribery crackdown signals more heads will roll

    Posted Dec 31st 2013, 10:49am by DAN HOUGH

    ... by Hunan legislators is certainly eye-catching. The fact that 518 of the 527 members of the Hengyang city people's congress are alleged to have accepted bribes exceeding 110 million yuan (HK$139 million) reveals a culture of corruption that has surprised even hardened China-watchers. So pervasive does the vote-buying appear to have been that it is not unreasonable to turn ...




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