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Zhejiang

Delegates call for care in tycoon's death row case

At least a dozen delegates at the nation's top legislature have aired concerns publicly in the past week over the death sentence handed down to Zhejiang businesswoman Wu Ying, calling for extra caution from the supreme court in deciding her fate.

Monday, 12 March, 2012, 12:00am

Delegates call for care in tycoon's death row case

At least a dozen delegates at the nation's top legislature have aired concerns publicly in the past week over the death sentence handed down to Zhejiang businesswoman Wu Ying, calling for extra caution from the supreme court in deciding her fate.

12 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Legalise underground banks, delegates urge

Delegates to the mainland's top political advisory body have called for underground banks that operate in the grey area of informal lending and fund-raising to be legalised.

12 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Session to double as fashion showcase

The annual session of the National People's Congress, which opens today, will be a stage for some deputies to show off their beauty and elegance to hundreds of media cameras.

5 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

A good week for ...

Wang Shu

4 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Beefing up the middle-class meat in the economic sandwich

For the last few weeks, Chinese leaders and US politicians have been addressing their chief domestic audiences. The main difference is that while the Americans see their middle class as an endangered species, Chinese leaders see them as saviours of the nation.

19 Feb 2012 - 12:00am