National People's Congress

CGTN: Xi's Hunan inspection highlights new quality productive forces tailored to local conditions

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Wednesday, March 20, 2024

BEIJING, March 20, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Chinese President Xi Jinping inspected Changsha, the capital of central China's Hunan Province, on Monday.

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  • BEIJING, March 20, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Chinese President Xi Jinping inspected Changsha, the capital of central China's Hunan Province, on Monday.
  • During the inspection, Xi, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, learned about local endeavors to accelerate the development of new quality productive forces and promote high-standard opening up.
  • The inspection tour of Hunan is believed to be Xi's first on-the-ground guidance for accelerating the development of new quality productive forces according to local conditions.
  • In Changsha, he visited BASF Shanshan Battery Materials Co., Ltd., a joint venture formed by German enterprise BASF and Chinese company Shanshan in 2021.

CGTN: Xi's Hunan inspection highlights new quality productive forces tailored to local conditions

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Wednesday, March 20, 2024

BEIJING, March 19, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Chinese President Xi Jinping inspected Changsha, the capital of central China's Hunan Province, on Monday.

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  • BEIJING, March 19, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Chinese President Xi Jinping inspected Changsha, the capital of central China's Hunan Province, on Monday.
  • During the inspection, Xi, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, learned about local endeavors to accelerate the development of new quality productive forces and promote high-standard opening up.
  • The inspection tour of Hunan is believed to be Xi's first on-the-ground guidance for accelerating the development of new quality productive forces according to local conditions.
  • In Changsha, he visited BASF Shanshan Battery Materials Co., Ltd., a joint venture formed by German enterprise BASF and Chinese company Shanshan in 2021.

People's voice, people's lives: About China's whole-process people's democracy

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Tuesday, March 12, 2024

To answer these questions, let's first hear some stories about how the NPC deputies perform their duties.

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  • To answer these questions, let's first hear some stories about how the NPC deputies perform their duties.
  • On the birth of "suggestions": NPC deputy Li Ziwei is a senior teacher at Liaoyang Special Education School.
  • For 17 years, she has devoted herself to the education and personal growth of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
  • In China, people's voices can be heard, and the lives of Chinese people are being constantly improved.

Global Times: AI, robotics, quantum computing in focus as China strives to develop new quality productive forces

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Monday, March 11, 2024

"China will strive to modernize the industrial system and develop new quality productive forces at a faster pace this year," noted the report, which placed sci-tech innovation high on the government's agenda.

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  • "China will strive to modernize the industrial system and develop new quality productive forces at a faster pace this year," noted the report, which placed sci-tech innovation high on the government's agenda.
  • Currently, the development of new quality productive forces in China is picking up pace.
  • In order to promote the development of new quality productive forces in China, analysts said the country should firmly adhere to deepening scientific research and technological innovation.
  • Comprised of AI and the manufacturing sector, smart manufacturing is an important part of forming new quality productive forces.

Global Times: China lays plans to beef up stable development of capital market

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Friday, March 8, 2024

A number of delegates to the ongoing two sessions also contributed their thoughts on the topic, which is under the global media spotlight.

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  • A number of delegates to the ongoing two sessions also contributed their thoughts on the topic, which is under the global media spotlight.
  • Outside of the two sessions venue, Chinese scholars also shared their views on what Wu had said at the press conference.
  • "The dual emphasis by the CSRC on strengthening regulation and bolstering investor protection are set to improve the stability and quality of the Chinese capital market," Dong noted.
  • "Stepped-up macro-policies and stable economic recovery will contribute to a rebound in the A-share market."

Travelers invited to experience Yunnan

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Friday, March 8, 2024

As a pioneer of ecological civilization, Yunnan will prioritize protection of the environment, animals and plants, while utilizing its green resources to develop related industries.

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  • As a pioneer of ecological civilization, Yunnan will prioritize protection of the environment, animals and plants, while utilizing its green resources to develop related industries.
  • Back in the 13th century, Italian traveler Marco Polo visited Yunnan and praised Kunming, its capital, as a magnificent city, immortalizing the beauty of Yunnan in his travelogue and sharing it with the world.
  • Wang added that the ecological environment is a precious asset of Yunnan, serving as a solid foundation for accelerating development and catching up.
  • "To prioritize the ecological environment is to secure the sustainable development of Yunnan and to ensure the well-being of future generations," he said.

Guiyang and Gui'an strive to build internationally-competitive smart computing base

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Friday, March 8, 2024

They are working on artificial intelligence, and seizing the "three strategic heights" of smart computing, cultivating large industry models, and data training, to build an internationally-competitive smart computing base.

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  • They are working on artificial intelligence, and seizing the "three strategic heights" of smart computing, cultivating large industry models, and data training, to build an internationally-competitive smart computing base.
  • He introduced the new breakthroughs that have been made in computing power by Guiyang and Gui'an.
  • By implementing channeling computing resources from the east to the west, accelerating the construction of smart computing centers including Huawei Cloud and China Telecom, and putting over 80,000 smart computing chips into use, Gui'an has become home to one of the most concentrated super-large data centers in the world, making Guiyang and Gui'an among China's regions with the strongest smart computing capability.
  • He stated that in terms of seizing the opportunities brought about by smart computing, Guiyang and Gui'an will continuously enhance computing power, implement a series of key smart computing projects, and reach a scale of over 200,000 smart computing chips this year, thereby solidifying the leading position of the national smart computing base.

Yin Hejun: Building a Sci-tech Powerhouse, Supporting Young Talents

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Thursday, March 7, 2024

In recent years, a batch of young sci-tech talents have been undertaking major sci-tech projects.

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  • In recent years, a batch of young sci-tech talents have been undertaking major sci-tech projects.
  • MOST is working tirelessly on the implementation, Yin said, citing measures such as boldly entrusting young people, enhancing their cultivation, and providing corresponding services and guarantees.
  • He pointed out that, 80 percent of the projects of the National Natural Science Foundation of China are undertaken by young talents under 45 years old.
  • Efforts will be made to enable young sci-tech talents to settle down to their research, and invigorate their creativity, so as to let them display their talents and fulfill their dreams in the great undertaking of building a sci-tech powerhouse, Yin concluded.

Global Times: China sets 2024 GDP growth target at around 5%; 'forward-looking, pragmatic' goal signals firm economic recovery, high-quality growth

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Thursday, March 7, 2024

In setting the growth rate, Chinese policymakers have taken into account the need to boost employment and income, and prevent and defuse risks.

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  • In setting the growth rate, Chinese policymakers have taken into account the need to boost employment and income, and prevent and defuse risks.
  • This growth rate is well aligned with the objectives of the 14th Five-Year Plan (2021-25) and the goal of basically realizing modernization.
  • Observers estimated that the Chinese economy will contribute around 30 percent to 35 percent to global growth this year.
  • Its GDP surpassed 126 trillion yuan last year, an increase of 5.2 percent, ranking China among the fastest-growing major economies in the world.

CGTN: Xi stresses developing new quality productive forces according to local conditions

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Wednesday, March 6, 2024

Shan's passion for innovation has driven him to make even more breakthroughs over the past year, with 46 independently developed key components and over 10 landmark products.

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  • Shan's passion for innovation has driven him to make even more breakthroughs over the past year, with 46 independently developed key components and over 10 landmark products.
  • Reiterating the primary task of high-quality development during discussions with fellow lawmakers from Jiangsu on Tuesday, Xi, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, called for more efforts to develop new quality productive forces according to local conditions and provide stronger incentives to promote innovation.
  • As one of the engines driving China's economic growth, Jiangsu has become a front-runner in the country's modernization efforts.
  • Xi urged the province to speed up efforts to forge clusters of strategic emerging industries with international competitiveness and become an important front for developing new quality productive forces led by scientific innovation.