A hostess waits to serve guests as delegates drink tea during the opening ceremony of the National People's Congress in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing last Saturday. Photo: AFP
A hostess waits to serve guests as delegates drink tea during the opening ceremony of the National People's Congress in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing last Saturday. Photo: AFP

No more idle chatter in the Great Teahouse of the People

The ‘Two Sessions’ take on a serious tone as popular lobby break all but disappears

Topic |   China's 'Two Sessions' 2016
A hostess waits to serve guests as delegates drink tea during the opening ceremony of the National People's Congress in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing last Saturday. Photo: AFP
A hostess waits to serve guests as delegates drink tea during the opening ceremony of the National People's Congress in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing last Saturday. Photo: AFP
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