2021-03-09

Morning report of the two sessions on March 9: Review of the work report of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress

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Today is March 9th. What are the highlights of the two sessions yesterday that I can’t miss? What are the schedules for today? Let’s check it out together in Xiaoxin’s “Two Sessions Morning News”!

The fourth session of the 13th National People’s Congress held the second plenary meeting

On the afternoon of the 8th, the fourth session of the 13th National People’s Congress was held in the Great Hall of the People. The second plenary meeting listened to and reviewed the work report of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress, the work report of the Supreme People’s Court, and the work report of the Supreme People’s Procuratorate.

Morning report of the two sessions on March 9: Review of the work report of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress

China News Agency reporter Jiang Photo by Qiming

Work report of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress:

23 legal bills under consideration

Since the Third Session of the 13th National People’s Congress, the Standing Committee has enacted laws 9 There are 13 laws to amend, 8 decisions on legal issues and major issues have been made, 23 legal cases are under consideration;

Hearing and reviewing 35 reports, inspecting 1 decision and the implementation of 6 laws , Conducted 2 special inquiries, conducted 6 special investigations, and made 1 resolution;

decided to approve or accede to 7 treaties;

reviewed and passed 39 appointments and removals, and appointed and removed countries in accordance with the law Staff 259 person-times.

The “power point” of the national legislation in 2121

To formulate a public health emergency response law, to amend the frontier health and quarantine law, etc.

To formulate a land border law, etc. , Amend the Emergency Response Law, etc.

Formulate the Futures Law, the Rural Revitalization Promotion Law, etc., amend the Anti-Monopoly Law, etc.

Formulate the Anti-Food Waste Law, Family Education Law, Personal Information Protection Laws, etc., to amend the Sports Law, the Law on the Protection of Women’s Rights and Interests, etc.

-Initiate the compilation of codes in fields with mature conditions at an appropriate time

Morning report of the two sessions on March 9: Review of the work report of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress(1)

The delegates are listening carefully. Photo by China News Agency reporter Sheng Jiapeng

Supreme Law: The number of lawsuits accepted by courts across the country has declined for the first time since 2004. Courts across the country concluded 1.116 million first-instance criminal cases and sentenced 1.527 million criminals, showing an overall downward trend.

The highest prosecution: In the past year, prosecutors across the country handled 3.01 million cases of various types, a year-on-year decrease of 19.4%. Among them, the cases of review arrests, review prosecutions, and appeals received decreased by 30.6%, 12.4% and 46.1% year-on-year respectively.

Supreme Law: 22,000 cases of corruption, bribery, dereliction of duty, etc. were concluded with 26,000 persons. Among them, 12 defendants were former central management officials. Zhao Zhengyong was sentenced to death and life imprisonment and Lai Xiaomin was sentenced and executed death penalty.

The Supreme Prosecution: Prosecuted 12 former provincial and ministerial cadres including Zhao Zhengyong. Lai Xiaomin took a particularly large amount of bribes and committed extremely serious crimes. He put forward a prosecution opinion on the death penalty, and the sentence was accepted.

Supreme Law: In 2020, courts at all levels insisted on statutory crimes, no suspected crimes, and evidence-based judgments, and declared 656 defendants in public prosecution cases and 384 defendants in private prosecution cases innocent. In accordance with the trial supervision procedures, 1818 criminal cases were retrial and sentenced.

The highest prosecution: In 2020, the investigative agencies will be urged to file 22,000 cases and supervise and withdraw 24,000 cases, up 34% and 58.4% year-on-year respectively. 138,000 people will not be arrested and 41,000 people will not be prosecuted if they do not constitute a crime or have insufficient evidence. There were 8,903 protests against criminal judgments that were deemed wrong, a year-on-year increase of 7.2%.

Second “Ministerial Channel” interview

On March 8, the fourth session of the 13th National People’s Congress held the second “Ministerial Channel” interview event. Some heads of relevant ministries and commissions of the State Council who attended the meeting were interviewed via online video.

Morning report of the two sessions on March 9: Review of the work report of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress(2)

Wang Zhigang is interviewed. Photo by China News Agency reporter Jiang Qiming

To achieve scientific and technological self-reliance, basic innovation capabilities must be improved. During the “13th Five-Year Plan” period, the central government’s investment in science and technology increased by 70%, and investment in basic research doubled. In the future, basic research will be placed in a more important position, and the proportion of basic research in the total R&D investment in society during the “14th Five-Year Plan” period will reach about 8%.

——Wang Zhigang, Minister of Science and Technology

Morning report of the two sessions on March 9: Review of the work report of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress(3)

Wang Wentao was interviewed. Photo by China News Agency reporter Jiang Qiming

Last year, affected by factors such as the new crown pneumonia epidemic, the total retail sales of consumer goods across the country fell by 3.9% to 39.2 trillion yuan. As the country continues to improve the control of the epidemic, the economic recovery continues to improve, and a series of corporate relief policies continue to exert force, the overall judgment of this year’s consumption is showing a recovery and rapid growth.