Great Hall Of The People

  • China: Xi Jinping to take over as the President March 4, 2013

    Beijing: China's new advisory legislative body began its annual session on Sunday commencing the once-in-a-decade power transfer to a new leadership headed by Xi Jinping from the outgoing government led by Hu Jintao. The 2,200-member Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) comprising, perhaps for the first time with majority of non-ruling...
  • China's Hu says graft threatens state, party must stay in charge November 8, 2012

    Beijing: President Hu Jintao warned China's incoming leaders on Thursday that corruption threatened the ruling Communist Party and the state, but said the party must stay in charge as it battles growing social unrest. In a state-of-the-nation address to more than 2,000 hand-picked party delegates before he hands over power,...