BEIJING, Feb. 27 (Xinhua) -- Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, was elected as a deputy to the 12th National People's Congress (NPC), the NPC Standing Committee confirmed Wednesday.
The other six members of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of CPC Central Committee, Li Keqiang, Zhang Dejiang, Yu Zhengsheng, Liu Yunshan, Wang Qishan and Zhang Gaoli were also elected as new NPC deputies.
2,987 deputies elected to new nat'l legislature
BEIJING, Feb. 25 (Xinhua) -- A total of 2,987 deputies to the 12th National People's Congress (NPC), China's national legislature, have been elected and are awaiting final confirmation, according to a Monday report.
A report on the qualifications of the new NPC deputies was submitted to the Standing Committee of the 11th NPC for confirmation during its bi-monthly session, which will run from Monday to Wednesday. Full story
New nat'l legislature sees more diversity
BEIJING, Feb. 27 (Xinhua) -- More migrant workers and women, as well as younger people, have been elected to the 12th National People's Congress (NPC), China's national legislature, while fewer government and Party officials have won places.
The 11th NPC Standing Committee on Wednesday confirmed the credentials of all 2,987 elected deputies. Full story