Home > PUBLICATIONS & RESOURCES > MEMORABILIA > 2013 >

March
April 28,2015   By:Chinahumanrights.org

Mar. 3, 2013 –Mar. 12, 2013
 
Members of the 12th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) attend the first session of the 12th CPPCC National Committee at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, March 3, 2013. A press conference is held by the first session of the 12th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) in Beijing, capital of China, March 6, 2013. Leaders of central committees of the democratic parties and the All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce jointly received interviews at the press conference. The newly-elected leader of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) pledged Tuesday to promote consultative democracy, saying that it embodies the intrinsic requirements of socialist democracy.
 
Mar. 5, 2013 – Mar. 17, 2013
 
Zhang Dejiang presides over the opening meeting of the first session of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, March 5, 2013. REPORT ON THE WORK OF THE STANDING COMMITTEE OF THE NATIONAL PEOPLE'S CONGRESS Delivered at the First Session of the Twelfth National People's Congress on March 8, 2013Wu Bangguo Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress. At the end of the meeting, Xi Jinping elected Chinese president. Li Keqiang endorsed as Chinese premier
Mar. 10, 2013

Cao Jianming, China's procurator-general of the Supreme People's Procuratorate (SPP), delivers a report on the SPP's work during the third plenary meeting of the first session of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, March 10, 2013.

Mar. 10, 2013

Report on State Council institutional reform and transformation of government functions: According to the proposal, China plans to: dismantle the Railway Ministry, with its administrative powers incorporated into the Ministry of Transport and the National Development and Reform Commission. The China Railway Corporation will run the existing Railway Ministry's commercial functions; set up the National Health and Family Planning Commission through merging the existing Health Ministry with the National Population and Family Planning Commission; elevate the status of the State Administration of Food and Drug to a general administration in order to improve food and drug safety; merge its two media regulators, the General Administration of Press and Publication and the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television, into one to oversee the country's press, publication, radio, film and television sectors; restructure the country's top oceanic administration to enhance maritime law enforcement and strengthen protection and use of its oceanic resources; and restructure the National Energy Administration in order to streamline administrative and regulatory system of the energy sector.

@cn_humanrights

For the latest news and analysis from our

reporters and editors:Staff Twitter List>>