What does China aspire to become? The country’s annual political season is the best time to find  answers to that question. The Two Sessions are not only about political meetings, but also an important moment to get a feel for the pulse of China. 

2018-03-18 10:39 GMT+8

China's government work report is one of the country's most important documents, illustrating the country's plan for the years to come. 

2018-03-16 23:02 GMT+8

Education is more than just gaining knowledge, it should be about nurturing talent too. That's the opinion of Ye Xiaogang, a CPPCC Standing Committee Member and Chairman of the Chinese Musicians' Association. 

2018-03-16 20:01 GMT+8

The Greater Bay Area is a project that is likely to define the future of growth linking Hong Kong and the Chinese mainland and beyond. Connectivity and efficiency is the key, according to Henry Tang Ying-yen, CPPCC Standing Committee member from Hong Kong, in an exclusive interview with Tian Wei.

2018-03-15 16:55 GMT+8

Professor Yang Peidong, a Berkeley carbon chemist and also a special guest of the CPPCC this year, talks about his latest research project on how he’s involved in a US mission to find the resource to produce oxygen on the planet Mars. 

2018-03-14 17:48 GMT+8

To encourage innovation and transformation of the Chinese economy, a new generation of members of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) has become the backbone of the country's top political consultative body. Ding Lei (or William Ding), founder and CEO of NetEase, is one of them. 

2018-03-13 14:05 GMT+8

The institutional reform plan for both the Communist Party of China and the state has been released. Jia Qingguo, CPPCC Member and Dean of the School of International Studies at Peking University, spoke to CGTN host Tian Wei on understanding the reform proposal. 

2018-03-13 22:29 GMT+8

For the past year, former NBA star Yao Ming has been shouldering the responsibility of being the president of the Chinese Basketball Association. CGTN host Tian Wei asked Yao how the year has been for him.

2018-03-13 11:18 GMT+8

To encourage innovation and transformation of the Chinese economy, a new generation of CPPCC members has become the backbone of the political consultative body. Ding Lei, founder and CEO of NetEase is one of them. 

2018-03-12 20:27 GMT+8

The US has gained headlines over the weekend, one by imposing new steel and aluminum duties that did not sit well with US trading partners, another by suddenly announcing to have President Donald Trump meeting with DPRK leader Kim Jong Un. 

2018-03-12 16:37 GMT+8

China’s latest constitutional amendment makes this year’s Two Sessions, China’s annual political season, very eye-catching - particularly the news of presidential term limits being removed.  

2018-03-11 15:10 GMT+8

Zhang Yichen, a Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) member and CEO of CITIC Capital Holdings, is famous for his recent acquisition of McDonald’s China in 2017. The new company is named Golden Arches in Chinese, and the name change has gone viral on the Internet.

2018-03-10 11:51 GMT+8

Margaret Chan, former director general of the World Health Organization (WHO), was the first Chinese to hold that position. On the sidelines of China's Two Sessions, Chan spoke to CGTN host Tian Wei, and of course, the topic fell on the breakout of SARS in 2003, with Chan calling it an area where China can share with other countries.

2018-03-09 11:45 GMT+8

For the past five years, China’s diplomacy has taken a new stance and approach. A more confident China has drawn much attention and thus rightfully requiring adjustment from its counterparts around the world. 

2018-03-08 16:38 GMT+8

From the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China to the ongoing two sessions in Beijing, reform and opening-up continues to top the agenda. Tian Wei sat down with CPPCC member, Li Daokui and heard his thoughts on what kind of work needs to be done, to continue China's economic progress.

2018-03-07 19:10 GMT+8

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2018-03-06 20:02 GMT+8

‍By CGTN's World Insight

2018-03-06 17:11 GMT+8

Look, we have a huge advantage, because the product supply chains are mostly in China, said Neil Shen Nanpeng, founding and managing partner of Sequoia Capital China. Neil Shen is one of the biggest names in China's investment circle. 

2018-03-06 16:40 GMT+8

‍During the past five years, China has done remarkably well in many aspects. But despite its achievements, China still has many battles to fight: making the skies blue again, eliminating extreme poverty, and pushing forward reforms through innovation. 

2018-03-05 16:24 GMT+8

Running a big country is like cooking a small meal but with much bigger responsibilities. Take a look at how the Chinese government has to get all successful ingredients ready, to take on the task.

2018-03-20 23:14 GMT+8