National People's Congress

National People's Congress

The National People's Congress is China's national legislative body.

Meet hip hop economist Big Daddy Dough
Premier Li Keqiang says China's economy is still going gangbusters. He told delegates at the opening of the National People's Congress that China's economy will grow at a robust 6.5% this year. That's compared to 6.9% in 2017. For a dramatically different take on the world's second-largest economy, inkstone has asked rapper Big Daddy Dough, also known as Andrew Dougherty, for his view.  By day, he’s an economist in Hong Kong. By night he spits bars.  Video shot and edited by Zoe Chen  
Meet hip hop economist Big Daddy Dough
Everything you always wanted to know about China's legislative meetings (but were too afraid to ask)
Every March, about 5,000 members of China’s political elite head to Beijing’s Great Hall of the People for a series of key annual meetings.  The meeting of the top political advisory body, the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), kicked off over the weekend, while China's parliament, the National People’s Congress (NPC), began their meeting on Monday. These carefully scripted events are often characterized as rubber-stamp exercises, but they also offer insight on government priorities – and even allow for a certain amount of policy debate.  This year, lawmakers are expected to approve a crucial, surprising constitutional change: abolishing term limits for the offices o
Everything you always wanted to know about China's legislative meetings (but were too afraid to ask)