BEIJING, May 22 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has demanded less red tape, improved regulation and better services to promote sustained and healthy development of the economy.
Li made the remarks in a national teleconference on May 9.
Although China has made progress in streamlining administration, overhauling market regulation and optimizing government services, there is still much work to be done, said the premier in a speech released on Sunday.
He pledged to further slash administrative examinations and approvals, cut the process of establishing businesses and give colleges and scientific research institutes greater decision-making power in runing schools and scientific research.
The government will create a level playing field for private investors, said Li.
BEIJING, May 10 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping has asked senior officials to "make innovation the pivot of development," according to a speech published in the People's Daily on Tuesday.
"China's economy, now the world's second largest, still suffers from low quality of growth. Lack of innovation ability has been the Achilles' heel for economic development," said Xi in the speech, given at a symposium attended by ministerial and provincial officials in January this year. Full story
BEIJING, May 9 (Xinhua) -- Premier Li Keqiang on Monday vowed to advance government reform and improve public services to support economic restructuring.
The government should remove policy barriers to contribute to the development of a new economy, mass entrepreneurship and innovation, Li told a national conference on government reform. Full story
BEIJING, May 9 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said Monday that efforts to streamline government administration, transform government functions and boost efficiency will be redoubled to spur economic vitality and attract overseas investment.
The premier set out the goals at a national teleconference at the State Council in Beijing. Full story
BEIJING, May 6 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Premier Li Keqiang urged for more efforts to support employment to guard against large-scale unemployment on Friday.
China should shift to growth propelled more by skilled workers and innovation and continue with proactive policies to create jobs, Li said at a symposium held during his visit to the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security. Full Story