The annual session of the National People’s Congress gets under way at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing last week. Photo: AFP
The annual session of the National People’s Congress gets under way at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing last week. Photo: AFP

Chinese legislator proposes banning foreign translation at government press conferences

  • Move could promote Chinese culture and cut out inefficiency, the deputy says in one of 506 motions submitted to National People’s Congress this year
  • But the deputy, a city mayor, claims foreign ministry has already stopped foreign language translation, which is not the case

The annual session of the National People’s Congress gets under way at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing last week. Photo: AFP
The annual session of the National People’s Congress gets under way at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing last week. Photo: AFP
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