Two Sessions to highlight President Xi’s thoughts

(CHINA DAILY, CHINADAILY/COM.CN) – Having made headlines at the Davos World Economic Forum with his vigorous defence of globalisation, President Xi Jinping is expected to take the spotlight in another gathering with global influence: the Two Sessions in Beijing. The 5th session of the 12th National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference and the 5th session of the 12th National People’s Congress (NPC), will open on Friday (03) and Sunday (05), respectively.

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Two Sessions: Political Advisor unlocks mystery of effective proposals

(CHINA DAILY, CHINADAILY/COM.CN) – “Every member of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) strongly expects proposal formulation to be involved in policy making. However we should also pay attention to its effect on society,” according to Wang Ming, Director of Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) Research Center with Tsinghua University, during an exclusive interview with China Daily.

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Kate, William, George and Charlotte wave goodbye as the royal tour ends

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have said Canada gave their family “happy memories” as their tour of Canada came to an end. The royal couple are on their way home from their first official overseas tour as a family of four. Kate and William began the day with visits to local charities where the Duchess flew the flag for high street fashion in a Zara blazer and jeans. The pair thanked Canadians for their…

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Trump signs executive order to limit refugees into the US

US President Donald Trump signs executive order to limit refugees into the country which, bans Syrian refugees until further notice and temporarily suspending immigration from several predominantly Muslim countries. Those countries are Iraq, Syria, Iran, Sudan, Libya, Somalia and Yemen. It also put a cap of 50,000 refugees entering the US in 2017 – less than half the previous upper limit. In a TV interview broadcast on Friday, Trump ordered that Christians and others from…

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Iran missile test: US to impose additional sanctions on Iran

The White House is expected to impose additional sanctions on Iranian entities under existing executive orders that predate US President Donald Trump, according to sources familiar with the move. The additional sanctions are in response to Iran’s ballistic missile test Sunday. They are similar to actions taken by former US President Barack Obama after Iran’s previous ballistic missile tests. In a letter to Trump Thursday, a Bipartisan group of Senators said “Iranian leaders must feel…

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