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The 2006 Chinese National People's Congress, or more formally, the 4th Plenary Session of the 10th National People's Congress, is currently being held in Beijing, China, in conjunction with the 2006 CPPCC. Many things are listed on the agenda for the week-long session of China's parliament. 2,937 Delegates from every province, municipality, and Special Administrative Regions are in attendance. The 2006 Session is hosted by Standing Committee Chairman Wu Bangguo. Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... To suggest a relevant news story for the main page, refer to the criteria then add your suggestion at the candidates page. ... The Great Hall of the People, where the NPC convenes The National Peoples Congress (全国人民代表大会 in Pinyin: Quánguó Rénmín Dàibiǎo Dàhuì, literally Pan-Nation Congress of the Peoples Representatives), abbreviated PNCOTPR, is the highest legislative body in the Peoples Republic of China. ... (help· info), a city in northern China, is the capital of the Peoples Republic of China (PRC). ... The 2006 National Plenary Session of the Chinese Peoples Political Consultative Conference, or more formally, the All-China Fourth Plenary Session of the Tenth CPPCC (全国政协十届四次会议) is currently being held in Beijing, in conjunction with the 2006 NPC Session. ... A Special Administrative Region (SAR) (Simplified Chinese: 特别行政区; Traditional Chinese: 特別行政區; pinyin: tèbié xíngzhèngqÅ«; Cantonese IPA: /tɐk6piːt6 hɐŋ4tsɪŋ3kʰɵy1/; Jyutping: dak6bit6 hang4zing3keoi1; Yale: dahkbiht hàhngjingkeÅ«i) is a political subdivision of the Peoples Republic of China. ... Wu Bangguo Wu Bangguo (Traditional Chinese:吳邦國 , Simplified Chinese: 吴邦国, Hanyu Pinyin: Wú Bāngguó) (born July 1941) is a Chinese politician. ...

The National People's Congress is China's highest legislative body. The congress is composed of members from the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, a coalition of nine parties. In practice, the body has very little power, and only passes legislation already approved by senior Communist Party leaders. In Hu Jintao's new administration, the 2006 NPC is slated to be slightly more open than previous years. Formal issues listed for dicussion include the Three Nongs from agricultural reform, cracking down on corruption, and studying the Three Represents as the guide for Chinese policy in the days ahead. Formally, Premier Wen Jiabao made the annual Government Report to the Congress outlining government policy and their progress from 2005. The 11th Five-year Plan will undergo review. A Budget will be drafted for the following fiscal year. NPC Standing Committee Chairman Wu Bangguo will review the work of the NPC Standing Committee from last year. The Judiciary system will also make their respective reports. The Chinese Peoples Political Consultative Conference (中国人民政治协商会议 Pinyin: Zhongguo renmin zhengzhi xieshang huiyi), abbreviated CPPCC, is an advisory body in the Peoples Republic of China. ... Hú Jǐntāo (born December 21, 1942) is the fourth and current President of the Peoples Republic of China and General Secretary of the Communist Party of China. ... The Three Represents (Simplified Chinese: 三个代表; Traditional Chinese: 三個代表; pinyin: sān gè dài biÇŽo) is a policy developed by Jiang Zemin for the Communist Party of China. ... Wen Jiabao (Simplified Chinese: 温家宝; Traditional Chinese: 溫家寶; pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Wen Chia-pao) (born September 1942) is the Premier of the State Council of the Peoples Republic of China. ... Wu Bangguo Wu Bangguo (Traditional Chinese:吳邦國 , Simplified Chinese: 吴邦国, Hanyu Pinyin: Wú Bāngguó) (born July 1941) is a Chinese politician. ...

On official Chinese news, the phrase "core of leadership" has been omitted when describing Hu Jintao. This comes into strict contrast with the repetitive "unify under the core of leadership under Jiang Zemin" slogan used frequently in China during his years of power. Vice-Premier Huang Ju was absent because of health problems. Jiāng Zémín (born August 17, 1926) was the core of the third generation of Communist Party of China leaders, serving as General Secretary of the Communist Party of China from 1989 to 2002, as President of the Peoples Republic of China from 1993 to 2003, and... Huang Ju (黄菊, py: Huáng Jú) (born September 1939) is a Vice Premier of the Peoples Republic of China. ...

Wen Jiabao's Government Report

The report is similar to a Speech from the Throne or State of the Union Address in the west. Wen Jiabao delivered the Chinese government's 2006 Working Report on the morning of March 5 at the Great Hall of the People, being nationally televised on 4 CCTV channels and other networks. The report was around two hours in length. The three sections of the report outlined the government's workings in 2005, the direction which the government is going in the new year, and a brief outline of China's 11th Five-Year Plan. Agriculture and the Three Nongs policy was emphasized throughout the speech, as was the relatively new concept of "Govern for the People" (执政为民). Analysts concluded that the report was thorough, detailed, thoughtful, and reached out to the people. It contained less political overtones than previous years. The longest applause came, as expected, during Wen's mention of the firm stance against Taiwan independence. Queen Elizabeth II reads Canadas Speech from the Throne in 1977 The Speech from the Throne (or Throne Speech) is an event in certain monarchies in which the monarch (or a representative) reads a prepared speech to a complete session of parliament, outlining the governments agenda for the... 2003 State of the Union address given by U.S. President George W. Bush The State of the Union Address is an annual event in which the President of the United States reports on the status of the country, normally to a joint session of the U.S. Congress (the... Great Hall of the People by Day. ... Five-Year Plans for the National Economy of the USSR or Piatiletkas (пятилетка) were a series of nation-wide centralized exercises in rapid economic development in the Soviet Union. ...

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