China and other emerging economies deserve a bigger say if global decision-making bodies are to remain relevant, a UN official said.
Cutting tax and helping more rural workers settle in cities will be among the reforms pursued through steady economic growth, top policymakers said.
Uncertainty looms amid slow recovery
Chinese leaders must avoid pomp and circumstance, and take concrete actions to win public trust, said a statement issued Sunday.
In 2001, when the United States started its war on terror while China focused on economic growth, few would have predicted that Washington and Beijing, now the world's two largest economies, will raise the prospect of building a new type of inter-power relationship 11 years later.
President Hu Jintao on Saturday sent a message of condolences to US President Barak Obama following the shooting incident at an elementary school in Newtown in the US state of Connecticut on Friday.
Lin Wenyi was re-elected chairwoman of the Central Committee of the Taiwan Democratic Self-Government League (TSL), one of eight non-Communist political parties on the Chinese mainland, on Saturday.
Government officials are now being pressured to follow in the footsteps of Communist Party of China (CPC) leaders who have adopted simple working methods in an attempt to shore up public trust.
A Foreign Ministry spokesman on Friday encouraged Iran to further strengthen cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and called for a new round of talks between Iran and the G5+1 (Russia, China, Britain, France, the U.S. and Germany).
China on Friday said it is necessary to send marine surveillance planes in airspace over the Diaoyu Islands in order to safeguard its sovereignty.
China's top legislature will deliberate draft amendments to the laws on land management and trademarks during a bimonthly session.
A former district legislator from North China's Shanxi province who has found to have four wives and 10 children has been removed from the legislature.
Chinese Internet users are using the country's twitter-like microblogging website to monitor government officials' efforts to reject extravagance and reduce bureaucratism.