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China’s “Two Sessions” where “sea power” shines

BEIJING, March 8 (Xinhua) — Holding a newborn panda replica in his hand, Hou Long stands under the spotlight of the Great Hall of the People to protect the cute, furry seed. He said he’s been trying for decades.

The first time panda researchers fed panda cubs artificially in 1995 stands out in her memory. She “was deaf and blind, a very small and fragile creature, but she made amazing sounds, as if to express a strong desire to survive.”

Hou is also a member of the National People’s Congress (NPC), the country’s parliament and for the ongoing “two sessions” referring to the annual meetings of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC). I am visiting Beijing. ), the highest political advisory body.

At this important annual event in China’s political calendar, female parliamentarians and political advisers like Hou play a key role in gathering wisdom and promoting the country’s development. According to official data, women make up more than one-fourth of her parliamentarians in the 14th NPC.

As a veteran member of parliament, Hou has drafted 31 proposals and 10 motions on everything from protecting genetic resources of giant pandas and wildlife, to conserving biodiversity and harmonious coexistence of humans and nature. I have led the submission.

“And 80% of the motions played an active role in enacting and amending relevant laws and regulations,” Hou added.

After nearly 30 years of effort by Hou and her colleagues, the panda population at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding has grown from 18 in 1994 to more than 230 today.

However, Hou believes that the ultimate goal of their efforts is to return pandas to the wild while ensuring that they survive and thrive forever.

International Women’s Day, which falls on Wednesday this year, was marked with flowers, best wishes and a celebration of women’s accomplishments like Hou.

As China gains momentum to build a great modern socialist country, topics such as quality development, intellectual property protection, rural revitalization, environmental protection, and protection of women’s and children’s rights and interests are becoming increasingly popular among female parliamentarians. and widely debated among political advisers. .

This is the fifth time Dong Ming-chu, the chairman of home appliance giant Gree Electric, has been elected as a full-person representative.

“I will bring several motions to the conference related to intellectual property protection and quality development,” she said.

“Innovation is the key to corporate development and the driving force behind China’s tremendous achievements over the past decade,” Dong said.

Today, the company boasts 35 internationally superior technologies, has applied for over 100,000 patents, and its products and services are sold in over 180 countries and regions.

Local revitalization is another hot topic in the ‘Two Sessions’. Wei Chao, a state lawmaker and tech-savvy “new farmer” from eastern China’s Jiangsu province, has spent years revitalizing rural areas using her ideas and modern entrepreneurial skills. I came.

“We grow more than 20,000 mu (approximately 1,333 hectares) of rice, and we can harvest 550 kg of grain per mu,” Wei said, adding that managing the fields digitally has improved work efficiency. said to have improved significantly.

Wei said it will continue to promote the construction of digital eco-farms and guide more “new farmers” to participate in the development of modern agriculture.

Yang Yang, a councilor of the China Federation of Disabled Persons and a member of the CPPCC, has been actively promoting the legislation of barrier-free environment construction in recent years.

“Deafness is a hidden disability that is often misunderstood. For these people, disability is like a glass wall that separates us from those who can hear.”

“Over the years, hearing aids and an information barrier-free environment have helped us move forward in China, and state-sponsored rehabilitation and inclusive education have yielded promising results. Receive a regular class and comprehensive education at a regular school.

“The ‘wall of glass’ is collapsing layer by layer,” Yang said. “We who are illuminated by ‘light’ can also become the light that illuminates someone.” China’s “Two Sessions” where “sea power” shines

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