Military band members rehearse for the opening session of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China March 3, 2018. Photo: REUTERS/Jason LeeMilitary band members rehearse for the opening session of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China March 3, 2018. Photo: REUTERS/Jason Lee
Military band members rehearse for the opening session of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China March 3, 2018. Photo: REUTERS/Jason Lee

Tech entrepreneurs replace real estate tycoons as political advisers in China’s push for IT edge

Almost every new face among the 2,158 delegates debuting as advisers in the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference hails from a technology firm

Topic |   China's Two Sessions 2018
Military band members rehearse for the opening session of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China March 3, 2018. Photo: REUTERS/Jason LeeMilitary band members rehearse for the opening session of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China March 3, 2018. Photo: REUTERS/Jason Lee
Military band members rehearse for the opening session of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China March 3, 2018. Photo: REUTERS/Jason Lee
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