China's central government has ordered increased transparency in the handling of major accidents and other items of public concern following a fatal high-speed train crash last month.
A forum was held on Thursday morning as the Tibet autonomous region celebrated the 60th anniversary of its peaceful liberation. At 7 am, members of the People's Political Consultative Conference of Tibet Autonomous Region and people from all social circles celebrated the 60th anniversary of Tibet's peaceful liberation. Participants reviewed the liberation, which changed the course of Tibet, and talked about Tibet’s 60 years of economic and social development. All the people agreed that now is a period of rapid development for Tibet, and Tibetans are living their happiest lives.
The Standing Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) National Committee approved a decision on Saturday to convene the Fourth Session of the 11th National Committee of the CPPCC.
Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao talks of various issues during an online chat with netizens hosted by the central government website and Xinhua News Agency website in Beijing on Sunday morning. Quotes
GDP growth target for 2011-2015 set at 7%
Spokespersons for Communist Party of China (CPC) committees should efficiently release news and effectively guide public opinion to help promote social harmony, a senior CPC official said Tuesday.