2018 Shanghai in Session

Everything you need to know about this year's Two Sessions: Shanghai's most important annual political sessions.
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Housing and reform are economic priorities

Shanghai Mayor Ying Yong highlighted deepening free trade zone reform and encouraging rental of homes as government priorities.
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Proposal aims to improve services for city's elderly

Local legislators are proposing improvements in the long-term nursing system and a new model of community elderly care services which combines medical care and nursing.
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Lens on Lianghui: Day Seven

Lianghui happens every year, but every fifth session something special happens: new officials are elected. This year is one of those years!
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Ying Yong elected mayor of Shanghai

Ying Yong was elected Shanghai's mayor at the annual session of the Shanghai People's Congress yesterday.
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New rules sought to protect pre-school children

Shanghai People's Congress hears that educational and day-care services for children up to the age of 6 are far from sufficient to meet the demand of city parents.
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Lawmakers urge stricter management for deliveries

Enhanced management of the city's express and food delivery industries is needed, along with related regulations, Shanghai People's Congress hears.
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Lens on Lianghui: Day Six

Did you know that Shanghai courts accepted more than 3 million cases over the past five years, 90% of which were settled in the first instance?
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New leaders elected as city political advisory body's annual session concludes

New leaders of the political advisory body were elected as the first session of the 13th Shanghai Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference concluded.
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Lens on Lianghui: Day Five

The city's legislature passed dozens of new laws and regulations over the past five years, but two of them caught more attention than the rest last year.
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Lens on Lianghui: Day Four

Do you know how much the government sets aside for the budget every year? What will they do with that money?  
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