Proposal of issuing large denomination RMB

| March 8th, 2012

From CNR.CN:

Are you ready for thousand yuan bills? Member of CPPCC National Committee, vice chairman of the Shangdong Federation of Industry and Commerce Zong Licheng suggested in a proposal, issuing 500 yuan or 1000 yuan denomination bills, in order to meet the economic and social development needs and to reduce the cost of currency in circulation. This message immediately triggered heated debate once appeared on the Internet.

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Do not encourage rural children to go to college

| March 19th, 2011

From Sina | translated by Ivan | edited by Key

On Mar 7, Wang Ping, member of the national committee of CPPCC, director of Chinese National Museum in Beijing, stated that children from rural areas should not be encouraged to enter university, because once they go to university, they would never go back to their hometown, which would be a tragedy. In her opinion, supporting a child to go to university will cause poverty for a family , and because the […]Read more…

Proposal of issuing RMB 500 yuan bills

| March 13th, 2010

From Netease:

China Net March 11 reports, the largest denomination of RMB is too small, 100 yuan notes can no longer meet the rapid growth of economy. CPPCC national Committee member, Chairman of the Board at Hong Kong Yu Zhen Holding Group Co. Ltd. Chen Zhendong (陈振东) submitted a proposal at the CPPCC National Committee yesterday that the time for issuing 500 yuan RMB notes has come.

The rumor of 500 yuan design which has been on the Internet since […]Read more…

Must thank the country before your parents

| March 7th, 2010

From Xinmin:

On February 20, 2010, in Vancouver Winter Olympics, Zhou Yang (周洋) won the gold medal in women’s 1,500 meters short-track speed race. This was the Chinese team’s third gold medal of this Olympics, but also was the first time in the history Chinese team won three gold medals in the Winter Olympics.

However Zhou Yang was criticized by the State Sports General Administration deputy director Yu Zaiqing (于再清) on the CPPCC session.

Thanking your parents is not a problem, but should […]Read more…

The horse that turns back is smart: Google’s staying in China

| March 2nd, 2010

From ifeng:

At 15:00 March 2nd, the first press conference of the 2010 NPC & CPPCC Annual Sessions (aka. two sessions) was held on the third floor of Great Hall of the People in Beijing. The conference was opened by spokesman Zhao Qizheng, who answered a few questions from reporters and journalists. Here is an excerpt of the press conference.

NPC= National People’s Congress;

CPPCC=Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference

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