Zero Hedge/SCMP: "Two Sessions" 2021: 5 Things You Need To Know About China's Biggest Political Gathering
More than 5,000 members of China’s political elite are expected to converge on Beijing in early March for the biggest event on the political calendar.
Known as the “two sessions”, or lianghui, the annual gatherings of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) and the National People’s Congress (NPC) are a window on the central government’s priorities and plans for the coming year.
This year’s two sessions commence on March 4, and will wrap up on March 11. The 2021 gatherings of the top advisory and legislative bodies are particularly important because they will mark the start of the next five-year plan and fall in the Communist Party’s centenary year. Here’s what you need to know:
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WNU Editor: A good summary on China's biggest political gathering that starts today.Original Article
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