The chief of Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP)'s coalition ally on Tuesday admonished the visit to the controversial Yasukuni Shrine by Cabinet ministers and throngs of lawmakers on Tuesday, describing the homage as " undesirable."
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang delivered the government work report during the opening meeting of the second session of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, March 5 2014.
As the policy agenda for the first year of the government's comprehensively deepening reform program, the ten numbers in the report provide a useful indicator of the new trends in economic and social development in 2014.
China will neither accept nor participate in international arbitration unilaterally pushed forward by the Philippines on the South China Sea disputes, said a commentary published on Tuesday's People's Daily.
Following is the full text of report on the implementation of central and local budgets in 2013 and on draft central and local budgets for 2014, which was submitted for review on March 5, 2014 at the Second Session of the 12th National People's Congress and was adopted on March 13.
Innovation holds key to China's economic restructuring and industrial upgrading, Premier Li Keqiang said last week in the government work report at the ongoing annual session of the country's top legislature.