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China plans ministry of veterans’ affairs

China plans to improve the service and management system of demobilized military personnel by setting up a ministry dedicated to dealing with veterans’ affairs, according to a government reshuffle plan made available to the media on Tuesday.

A flag-raising and oath-taking ceremony is held on Chinese naval hospital ship Peace Ark on August 1, 2017. (Photo from People’s Daily Online)

As part of the plan on institutional restructuring made by the State Council, the proposal was submitted to the ongoing first session of the 13th National People’s Congress for review.

The new ministry’s major responsibilities are the management and resettle-ment of retired and demobilized soldiers and officers, as well as support ser-vices for them and their families.

These tasks were previously handled by the Ministry of Civil Affairs, Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security and two bodies under the Central Military Commission.

The new ministry, if approved, will mainly be responsible for making and im-plementing policies and regulations related to demobilized military person-nel, honoring the dedication and spirit of veterans, dealing with retirement, reemployment and vocational training for veterans, ensuring the welfare of retired personnel, and making other services for personnel and their families.

Ding Shengzhi, a 92-year-old veteran from Hechi City, south China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, meets with soldiers and officers of local armed police, July 30, 2017. (Photo from People’s Daily Online)

It will also be in charge of coordinating government departments’ support for military personnel and their families, maintaining military cemeteries and hosting commemorative events, according to the plan.

The decision is also part of China’s efforts to “protect the legitimate rights and interests of military personnel and their families, and make military service an occupation that enjoys public respect”, which was written by the country in the report to the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC).

It is also the first time for the CPC to say so in major meetings or occasions.

People’s Liberation Army (PLA) soldiers and officers compete in a contest of artillery reparation during the International Army Games 2017, August 3, 2017. (Photo from People’s Daily Online)

Chinese President Xi Jinping stressed the necessity for the effective imple-mentation of the new reshuffling plan on Monday at a plenary meeting of the delegation of the People’s Liberation Army and armed police at the ongoing session of the 13th National People’s Congress, the national legislature.

Xi, also General Secretary of the CPC Central Committee and Chairman of the Central Military Commission, said the establishment of the ministry is of great significance to serve the demobilized military personnel and make mili-tary service an occupation respected by society.

China solves 190,000 IPR violation cases in past 5 years

A total of 190,000 cases related to infringement of intellectual property rights (IPR) were handled in the past five years in China, an average annual increase of 40 percent, Shen Changyu, director of the State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO), told the press on Tuesday on the sidelines of the first session of the 13th National People’s Congress.

Shen Changyu, director of the State Intellectual Property Office, answers media questions on the sidelines of the first session of the 13th National People’s Congress. (Photo from People’s Daily Online)

The country’s efforts on IPR protection have aroused a higher degree of satisfaction among the public, who gave 76 points in this area in 2017 compared with 63 points in 2012, Shen said.

The progress can be evidenced by the deal of US chipmaker Qualcomm Inc. in China. Last year, Qualcomm set up a joint venture with an investment 1.85 billion yuan (about $294 million) in southwest China’s Guizhou province, partnering with the provincial government for the design and development of advanced server chipset technology.

“We have seen China’s determination to protect intellectual property after its implementation of national intellectual property strategy,” Mark Snyder, Senior Vice President of Qualcomm Incorporated, explained why his company has chosen China as a destination of investment.

The tech giant also agreed with local government to set up a holding company in the province to manage investment in the Chinese market.

The SIPO has established 19 IPR centers nationwide, which have been proved effective in IPR protection. This year, the office will launch a larger IPR framework and optimize its structure.

Strengthening the protection of intellectual property is emphasized in Chinese Premier Li Keqiang’s report on the work of the government delivered on March 5. To achieve this, Shen said the SIPO will take more efforts.

The office, according to him, will move faster to amend the patent law and introduce punitive damages measures, so as to reinforce the punishment against IP violations and let the violators pay.

Mark Snyder, Senior Vice President of Qualcomm Incorporated, delivers a speech at the 2017 High-Level Forum on China IP Protection. (Photo from the Official Website of the State Intellectual Property Office)

A network of IPR protection will be established, Shen said, elaborating that the SIPO will concert efforts with other departments by combing multiple channels including inspection authorization, administrative law enforcement, juridical protection and mediation and arbitration.

Efficiency of IPR protection will be improved as well, Shen said, expounding that efforts will be made to coordinate different IPR centers for rapid investigation, authorization and rapid handling, so that intellectual property owners are allowed to safeguard their rights more efficiently with lower cost.

The SIPO will treat various enterprises equally, including domestic enterprises and international ones, big companies and small firms, state-owned companies and private sectors, to provide protection over their intellectual properties and create a better business environment, the official said.

China has conditions to realize growth target for 2018: official

A robot serves at Qingdao North Railway Station during the Spring Festival travel rush on Feb. 3, 2018. (Photo by CFP)

China’s economy has seen a good beginning this year, and it has conditions to achieve a yearly growth of around 6.5 percent, a bureau spokesperson told a press conference held by the State Council Information Office on Wednesday.

Mao Shengyong, spokesperson of National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) made the judgment based on the recently released economic data for the first two months.

Consumption upgrading remains a leading driver of economic growth, according to him, elaborating that the total retail sales of consumer goods registered a 9.7-percent year-on-year growth in January and February, an increase of 0.2 percentage points compared with the same period of last year.

Cars contributed a lot to the retail growth, showed the statistics. The growth in car sector not came from a significant rise in sales, but from an increase of unit price, indicating a shift in the demand and the optimization of consumption structure, Mao said.

Mao Shengyong, spokesperson of the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), speaks at a press conference held by the State Council Information Office (SCIO). (Photo from SCIO)

Online retail sales grew by over 37 percent, 5.4 percentage points more than the same period of last year, giving a boost to the integrated growth of both online and offline sales.

New drivers such as the equipment manufacturing and high-tech industry maintained a considerable growth, with growth of industrial robots exceeding over 25 percent and new energy cars witnessing a 178 percent rise.

The first two months have laid foundation for high-quality economic growth, according to the official data.

Unemployment rate in urban areas was lower than 5 percent, a small drop compared with both the previous months and the same period of last year. Exports maintained a high growth of 18 percent year-on-year rate.

In addition to the economic achievements, China saw great improvement in ecological environment. A total of 338 cities at the prefecture level and above had 68.6 percent days with good air quality in January, an increase of 8.6 percentage points than the same period of last year.

A ship berths at a port of Qingdao, east China’s Shandong province for unloading containers on Jan. 13, 2018. (Photo from People’s Daily Online)

The days of good air quality in Beijing made up 80.6 percent for the whole month, which is 29 percentage points higher than January 2017.

The report on the work of the government has set the target of GDP growth for 2018 at around 6.5 percent. In the latest ten quarters, the country has kept its GDP growth between 6.7 and 6.9 percent, preparing conditions for achieving the economic growth target this year, Mao concluded.

Beijing locals enjoy fresh air in Dongcheng District, Beijing in January, 2018. (Photo by He Yong from People’s Daily)

Promotional video unveils secret of China’s success

Screenshot of the second episode of the video “China in One Minute”

“It is the persistent efforts of all ordinary people that give a big push to China’s reform and development,” concluded the latest episode of a promotional video series called “China in One Minute” to reveal the secret of China’s success in each field.

Launched by China’s largest media group People’s Daily during the country’s annual legislative and political consultative sessions, the second episode “A distant journey begins with one step” has offered a deep insight into the key to China’s achievements from a micro perspective.

In one minute, farmer Dou Zhengbao ploughs over 10 square meters, the steel mill where Jiang Yong works produces nine tons of steel, swimmer Yan Zibei completes 45 strokes during a workout session, and PLA officer Xu Liqiang directs his fellow jet fighters to cruise 43,000 square kilometers of airspace, the video tells.

In 2017, China harvested 618 million tons of grain, its GDP reached 82.71 trillion yuan (about $13.08 trillion), Chinese athletes won 106 world-level sports titles, and China explored outer space 13.7 billion light years away, it added.

In 43 hours, Chinese workers retrofitted the Sanyuan Bridge in Beijing, the video said, adding that in 60 days, Chinese workers removed combustible ice from the bottom of the South China Sea, setting a new world record for the highest amount extracted within the shortest period of time.

An old saying by ancient Chinese philosopher Xunzi was quoted in the video that “A journey of thousands of miles may not be achieved through accumulation of each single step, just as the enormous ocean may not be formed gathering every brook or stream”.

This can be perfectly illustrated by China’s achievement in rural transport construction. In one minute, Chinese workers can build a 596.66-meter-long highway.

Screenshot of the second episode of the video “China in One Minute”

Minute by minute, they have built and upgraded nearly 1.28 million kilometers of rural highways in the past five years, connecting 99.24% of towns and 98.34% of villages to asphalt and cement roads.

Bus services are now available to 99.1% of towns and 96.5% of villages. In addition, nearly 80% of the rural and urban transport systems have been integrated.

Thanks to these achievements, the rural public transport has been greatly facilitated. Furthermore, the improved rural transportation has made poverty alleviation more targeted and the logistics network more complete.

This promotional video series perfectly explains Chinese President Xi Jinping’s remarks in his 2018 New Year address that ordinary people are the greatest and happiness is achieved through hard work.

China’s efforts to deepen institutional reform are revolutionary: official

The fourth plenary meeting of the first session of the 13th National People’s Congress (NPC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on March 13, 2018. (Photo by Weng Qiyu from People’s Daily Online)

China’s latest efforts to deepen the reform of Party and State institutions are a fundamental revolution to modernize its system and capacity for governance, a senior Chinese official said in an signed article published on the People’s Daily on Tuesday.

Liu He, director of the General Office of the Central Leading Group for Financial and Economic Affairs, wrote the same day when China unveiled a plan to restructure the government with a major cabinet reshuffle aimed at making the administration better-structured, more efficient, and service-oriented.

The ministerial reform plan was submitted Tuesday to the ongoing first session of the 13th National People’s Congress for deliberations.

The reform plan says the State Council will have 26 ministries and commissions after it is reshuffled, and its ministerial-level entities will be reduced by eight and vice-ministerial-level entities will fall by seven.

Deepening reform of the Party and State institutions is historically and practically inevitable, Liu, also a member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, wrote in the article.

It is also an inevitable requirement for adhering to and developing socialism with Chinese characteristics in the new era, for strengthening the Party’s long-term governance capability, for self-improvement and self-development of the socialist system, and for realizing the “Two Centenary Goals” of building China into a modern socialist country and realizing the rejuvenation of the Chinese nation, the article pointed out.

A core principle of this reform is to strengthen the Party’s overall leadership, the official pointed out.

To realize the target, efforts should be made to establish and improve the institutions and mechanisms by which the Party exercises leadership over major tasks, and elevate the status of Party organizations among organizations of the same level, Liu wrote.

Endeavor is also required to give better play to the role of the Party as functionary department, set up Party and government institutions with integrated plan, and advance reform of the Party’s disciplinary inspection and the country’s supervisory systems, he explained.

The reform is a comprehensive one that involves the Party, governments, legislatures, political advisory bodies, and judicial and military institutions at various levels, as well as social organizations and non-governmental organizations, according to the official.

The institutional reform this time, according to him, allows the country to optimize the setup of central and local institutions and the allocation of responsibilities, coordinate reforms of institutions in the Party, the government, the military and people’s organizations, and allocate local institutions in a reasonable way.

Deputies to the 13th National People’s Congress (NPC) listen to an institutional restructuring plan of the State Council at the fourth plenary meeting of the first session of the 13th NPC at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on March 13, 2018. (Photo by Li Ge from People’s Daily)

The reform is no less than an institutional revolution that is of profound significance, as it does not shy away from reshuffling of power and interests, the article said.

This round of reform is scientific, Liu wrote, elaborating that the reform enables similar affairs be handled by one department in principle, and makes the system more efficient by reducing the number of organs.

It enables Party and administrative organs to be better coordinated to reduce their overlapping duties, encourages the establishment of a ministry to better serve the veterans, ensures the local institutions can be more flexible in dealing with local social and economic affairs, and allows more differentiations in the setup of local institutions, he further explained.

The fruits of this round of reform will be safeguarded, said the article, pointing out that efforts would be ensured to improve the rules and regulations on Party and State institutions, strengthen rigid institutional restrictions, and tighten punishment on disciplinary offence and regulation violations against the institutions.

To deepen the reform of Party and State institutions is a systematic project that faces arduous and complex challenges, the article pointed out.

In order to deepen the reform, the country needs to strengthen the Party’s leadership, carry out the reform plan in accordance with the law, mobilize the enthusiasm of both central and local governments, and make sure each detail to be implemented, he concluded at last.

China’s icebreaker Xuelong obtains important data in Antarctica

The research vessel Xuelong sails in the fog. (Photo from the official website of the State Oceanic Administration)

China’s 34th Antarctic scientific expedition team obtained full-depth cross-sectional data of the core areas in the Antarctic Circumpolar Current on Mar. 11. The data is believed to play a significant role in climate change research.

By taking the research icebreaker Xuelong, the team members, who were carrying out marine surveys in the Amundsen Sea and surrounding waters in Antarctica, braved to the sea waters in the middle of the westerlies and cyclonic areas to collect the data.

The vessel arrived at the first research station at 126 degrees west longitude on the morning of March 6, and the research team, in the following days, completed observation at 5 stations between 64 and 60 degrees south latitude longitudinally, despite severe weather and sea conditions.

The research team completed full-depth cross-sectional observation of the westerlies regarding temperature, salinity of sea waters and ocean currents, and carried out a series of operations such as trawl for sampling marine organisms.

Research icebreaker Xuelong breaks the ice to move ahead. (Photo from the official website of the State Oceanic Administration)

Data collected during the expedition are of high significance to the study of climate change, as the Antarctic Circumpolar Current is an important part of the global climate system and plays a vital role in the ocean’s ecological cycles of materials and energy.

The Antarctic Circumpolar Current is the world’s biggest and the only ocean current that flows clockwise from west to east around the Antarctica. It is driven by the prevailing westerly winds.

Research icebreaker Xuelong ready for expedition. (Photo from the official website of the State Oceanic Administration)

It is the first time the Chinese research team conducted such an observation in the westerlies and core areas of the Antarctic Circumpolar Current. The data are of great reference value for the research of the water masses and circulation changes that happened in recent decades in the Southern Ocean.

Xuelong is China’s biggest polar research vessel and the only polar icebreaker in service. It started its first scientific research and supply mission to the Antarctica in October 1994.

The Chinese research icebreaker Xuelong is in ice and snow. (Photo from the official website of the State Oceanic Administration)

China’s first testing center for autopilot technology expected in Guangdong

China’s first testing center for autopilot technology is expected to be built in southern China’s Guangdong province.

A woman experiences Internet of Vehicles on a simulated Formula-1 racing car at the ex-hibition area during the World Intelligence Congress held on June 29, 2017 in Tianjin. (Photo by Gong Xiangjuan from People’s Daily)

The Economic and Information Commission of Guangdong province recently disclosed that they have already started autopilot testing at local maker Guangzhou Automobile Group, in cooperation with tech giants Huawei, Alibaba and Tencent.

The decision came amid China’s rapid development in driverless technologies in recent years. Both automobile giants and tech forerunners are now exerting all-out efforts to win a place in the sector of unmanned vehicles.

Baidu tests autopilot car. (Photo from Baidu)

Robin Li, CEO of Chinese technology titan Baidu, said previously that the mass production of the unmanned mini-buses will begin in July, 2018 under its cooperation with the Chinese well-known bus manufacturer King Long.

More models of autopilot vehicles will be released by the company and its partners, he added on the annual Baidu World Conference on Nov. 16, 2017.

Though the autonomous driving technology is maturing, it still needs road tests to verify whether these innovative vehicles can deal with complex road and traffic conditions.

Beijing announced this January that its first enclosed testing field for self-driving vehicles will be established in its Yizhuang economic development zone. Other facilities will be added to the field to help autopilot vehicles recognize road and traffic signs.

The world’s first autopilot tramcar rolls off the production line of CRRC Qingdao Sifang Co., Ltd., on July 28, 2017. The tramcar would be put into trial operations in the southern Chinese city of Foshan. (Photo by People’s Daily)

Shanghai also issued regulation guideline on autopilot road tests this March, specifying application requirements for tests.

In addition, China is making laws to supervise autopilot road tests. The country’s Minister of Transport Li Xiaopeng disclosed on Feb. 7 that the ministry has been working on technical plans and specifications for autonomous driving.

The ministry will also build testing centers and work with other departments to formulate guiding policies, according to the minister.

Analysts believe that as both central and local authorities are giving priority to the driver-less technologies with an inclusive attitude and far-sighted horizon, a new engine driving economic growth will ultimately be fostered.

An autonomous driving vehicle transports tomatoes at a smart greenhouse in Beijing on Apr. 25, 2017. (Photo by He Yong from People’s Daily)

Coordinated Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region offers remedy for ‘big city diseases’

China has found a fundamental prescription with its own characteristics to cure the “big city diseases”, thanks to its successful roadmap for the coordinated development of the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region.

More companies from Beijing are starting their businesses at the Tianjin (Binhai) Zhongguancun Science Park, as the strategy for coordinated development of the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei area is push forward. (Photo from CFP)

The blueprint to strengthen the coordinated regional development is believed to contain the elements necessary for a high-quality development.

As the coordinated development of the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region will march toward the medium-term target starting from this year, the world is watching how the three places achieve high-quality development and find a new path for better development of the populous areas at this historic junction.

The medium-term target says that by 2020, the permanent population of Beijing will be controlled within 23 million, and Beijing’s “urban illnesses” such as air pollution and congestion will be relieved.

According to previous plan, the primary task for the coordinated regional development is to move the non-capital functions away from Beijing.

The key to fulfill the task is to take part in the process, said Yang Maorong, head of the Binhai New Area of Tianjin, adding that as long as relevant shareholders engage in the process and support it with industries and projects, they will benefit from it.

Over the last four years, the Binhai New Area has introduced over 2,500 projects from Beijing with a contracted investment of 350 billion yuan ($55.5 billion), he disclosed.

Technological innovation is deemed as a driver of high-quality regional development. As home to the largest number of colleges and universities, scientific research institutions and high-tech parks across the country, the region is suggested to integrate these high-quality resources to achieve a synergetic effect.

A New Year purchase fair displaying goods from Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei is held at an agricultural product logistics and trade center in Jinghai district of Tianjin, Jan. 27, 2018. (Photo from CFP)

The Tianjin (Binhai) Zhongguancun Science Park, established on Nov. 22, 2016, is an important step toward the innovation-driven and coordinated development of the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei area.

“The park integrates the innovative achievements from Beijing with Tianjin’s advanced resources. At present, there are more than 400 newly registered enterprises in the park,” Yang disclosed.

“Big companies from Beijing, such as Baidu and, have established their projects here. The park has become a new landmark project under the strategy of the coordinated development of the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region,” he added.

Environmental protection is considered as another important basis and major task for the coordinated and high-quality regional development.

The three places have now begun to share the benefits generated from their concerted efforts, said Zhang Gong, member of the Standing Committee of Communist Party of China (CPC) Beijing Municipal Committee.

Over the last four years, the density of PM2.5 in the three places dropped by more than 30 percent, giving cleaner air to locals, disclosed Zhang, also Executive Vice Mayor of Beijing.

China’s institutional reform accords with evolution of its principal contradiction: official

Photo taken is a farmer in a garden for sightseeing and picking, also a project launched to lift local residents out of poverty, in Rongcheng, east China’s Shandong province. China, in recent years, have rolled off measures to build a service-oriented government by making people-centered development and transforming the functions of government. (Photo from People’s Daily Online)

China’s latest efforts to deepen the reform of Party and State institutions is an essential decision to uphold and strengthen overall Party leadership, which is a precondition for China to accomplish the goal of becoming a modernized country, a senior Chinese official said in a recent signed article published on People’s Daily.

An institutional arrangement to improve and ensure overall leadership of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and to guarantee the Party’s long-term governance as well as the sustained stability of the country serves as a necessary step to uphold and strengthen overall Party leadership, added Ding Xuexiang, a member of the Political Bureau of the 19th CPC Central Committee.

The article was published on Monday, a day earlier when a ministerial reform plan was submitted to the ongoing first session of the 13th National People’s Congress for deliberations.

The plan to restructure the government with a major cabinet reshuffle aims at making the administration better-structured, more efficient, and service-oriented.

The reform plan says the State Council will have 26 ministries and commissions after merging, restructuring, creating and dissolving, and its ministerial-level entities will be reduced by eight and vice-ministerial-level entities will fall by seven.

Faced with the new requirements raised by the new tasks in the new era, China really needs to deal with its inadequacy in setup of Party and State institutions, allocation of their functions and their abilities to perform duties, so as to govern the state and society in a more effective way, wrote Ding, who is also director of the CPC Central Committee General Office.

Staff of a service center in Fuyang, east China’s Anhui province is helping residents with procedures, September 13, 2017. The city commits to better serving citizens by simplifying procedures, delegating power, innovating administrative management, transforming functions of government, and further stimulating market vitality. (Photo by Fan Bowen from People’s Daily)

It is urgent for the country to tackle these challenges in a fundamental way by deepening the reform of Party and State institutions and improving the system and mechanisms, according to the official.

A deeper institutional reform will be effective to solve existing problems faced by current Party and State institutions, according to Ding, citing the examples like overlapping duties, cross-regulation, disjunction of power and responsibilities, unscientific design in setup and function allocation of some departments, absence of supervision, unsatisfied efficiency as well as insufficient transformation of governmental functions.

It will also allow the country to deal with the unreasonable division of power and duties between central and local institutions, according to him, admitting that currently, local institutions also need to optimize the settings and power allocation to better serve the mass.

In order to modernize its system and capacity for governance, a systematic project that faces arduous challenges in the new era, China has to pursue effective governance of state and society, improve the socialist market economy, make development people-centered and uphold and strengthen overall Party leadership, said Ding, adding that these tasks make a deeper institutional reform more indispensable.

At a critical moment as socialism with Chinese characteristics has entered a new era, the country is placed with more arduous tasks in governance, which in turn poses new requirement for setup and duty allocation of Party and State institutions, said the article.

Taking such reality into consideration, the 19th CPC Central Committee stressed in its third plenary session to take modernization of state system and capacity for governance as the guidance when deepening reform of Party and State institutions.

It also stressed the necessity to set up Party and government institutions with integrated plans and establish a Party and State institutional function system that is well conceived, fully built, procedure based, and efficiently functioning.

To modernize its system and capacity for governance, a country must meet the new demands placed by the socialist market economy as the institutional arrangement and economic base can promote each other, Ding underscored.

In order to improve the socialist market economy, a core task will be dealing with the relationship between the government and market, while the key mission lies in transforming the functions of government, said the official, adding that the two also constitute an important job for a deeper institutional reform.

He also pointed out that while pushing for modernization of China’s system and capacity for governance, importance must be given to a people-centered philosophy of development, improvement of people’s welfare and well-rounded human development.

China is standing at a new phase during which the principal contradiction facing Chinese society has evolved, said the official, elaborating that the needs to be met for the people to live a better life are increasingly broad.

“Not only have their material and cultural needs grown, their demands for democracy, rule of law, fairness and justice, security, and a better environment are increasing,” he added.

Against such background, the deeper institutional reform is deemed as a fundamental measure to adjust to evolution of its principal contradiction, he stressed.

Op-ed: China’s new reforms to fuel anti-corruption campaigns

China has been frequently applauded by the international society because of its remarkable achievements in anti-corruption campaigns during the past five years. This time, the country’s firm resolution to fight against corruption through major reforms wowed the world again.

“It’s amazing that China achieved remarkable success on anti-corruption in just a few years, while it remains a major challenge for many countries,” said George N. Tzogopoulos, senior research fellow at the Centre International de Formation Européenne.

Foreign media also hailed that China’s success in anti-graft campaign is as glorious as its achievements in satisfying the basic needs of the world’s largest population.

China’s decision to deepen reform of national supervision system and establish new supervisory commissions is making news headlines of the international community in last few days.

The ongoing first session of the 13th National People’s Congress (NPC), China’s top legislature, adopted an amendment to the country’s Constitution on Mar. 11, officially listing supervisory commissions as a new type of state organs.

In the meantime, a draft supervision law, which paves way for unified anti-graft network led by the Communist Party of China (CPC), is being heard by NPC deputies.

China’s wisdom to crack down corruption, a hard nut that troubles the entire globe, serves as an important inspiration for the world. After years of studies, foreign experts have found that the power of institution is the most efficient tool to curb corruption.

China’s major institutional design to authorize the supervisory commissions with legal status will help the country fight the corruption till the end. Through integration and regrouping of national institutions, the new system is designed to supervise all who exercise public power.

The Reuters once said that the CPC, which is good at self-revolution, is able to clear every dead corner in its anti-corruption campaign.

The international community places high attention on China’s new steps to tackle corruption, and sees higher effectiveness of the country’s anti-graft plans than those of the other countries.

The Western countries have taken a variety of measures to prevent and curb corruption, but graft remains a big issue, and even becomes harder to be detected.

Some developing countries failed to control corruption, but worsened the situation after adopting a Western-style democracy. As a result, the whole world is now eager to find a remedy on how to improve the efficiency of anti-corruption campaigns.

Given such backdrop, China’s bold reform has shed a new light for the world. Its reform over the national supervisory system, as a big political system reform, has a bearing on the country’s overall situation.

The legislation to eliminate corruption, as well as the establishment of specialized organizations, speak well for China’s resolution, reflect the flexibility of a major country in adjusting its efforts against challenges, and represents the quality of the CPC to advance with times. Mexican scholar Enrique Dússel once said that he is amazed at the CPC’s faith and self-discipline to eliminate corruption.

“A powerful party, as a political entity for China’s national governance, provides a favorable platform for the country to address the challenges emerged in its development,” said Zheng Yongnian, director of the East Asian Institute at the National University of Singapore.

The director pointed out that the unified leadership of the Party is a major characteristic of China’s anti-corruption campaigns.

He believes that in addition to the challenge of economic governance, the world is facing more governing crises in social and political aspects, especially in governing political parties.

Political party is the principal organizer of a country’s political and economic activities. Effective political parties will lead effective countries and governments, so that good ideas will be turned into ideal policies and finally translated into reality, according to the professor.

The CPC is a party that always turns good ideas into actions, Zheng said, adding that by establishing a centralized, unified, authoritative and efficient supervisory network, the country can realize an organic unity in deepening reform in all areas, advancing law-based governance and ensuring full and strict governance over the Party.

The world views China’s anti-corruption campaigns as praiseworthy practical actions. China’s new actions to reform national supervisory system and set up supervisory commissions will further showcase the country’s creativity and stamina in its efforts to fight corruption.