First they give a speech about themselves, their town, school and their family. The girls say they are beautiful (which they are) and the boys say they are handsome (which some are). Then they sing a song or recite a poem or story like how the sun is stronger than the wind because it can make people take off their coat. One girl sang ten green bottles. She didn't have a good voice and the Chinese judge next to me says "this song counts down from 10 to 1, doesn't it?" Mercifully the little girl stopped after 7 so we beamed our approval and she probably thought she did great, which is all true really. One nine year old even played the guitar for her song. Unfortunately that meant she turned her head away while she nailed the finger movements so I'm not sure what song she was singing.
According to the explanation, a sentence reading "The leadership of the Communist Party of China is the defining feature of socialism with Chinese characteristics" was proposed to be added into the Constitution.
The author poses in front of the famous 5 Pavillion Bridge from Slender West Lake in Yangzhou in an undated photo. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]
Now that was a day. The author is an Australian Business & English teacher who has taught in China for over four years. He has worked in Nantong and Yangzhou, Jiangsu, Fuzhou, Guangzhou and Huianan, Anhui and traveled widely in China.
"The constitutional revision is a major move to advance law-based governance and modernize China's system and capacity for governance," read an explanation on the revisions to be delivered to lawmakers Monday morning at the first session of the 13th National People's Congress.
从尹中卿等委员们的“愤怒”中，可以感知一点，这样的人大监督方式很给力 。根据《监督法》《审计法》等法律的规定，国务院和县级以上地方政府向本级人大常委会提交审计机关对预算执行和其他财政收支的审计工作报告，常委会审查和批准决算的同时，听取和审议上一年度审计工作报告 。本次联组会议，就国务院关于2014年度中央预算执行和其他财政收支审计查出问题整改情况的报告进行专题询问，是我国人大预算审查监督制度建立以来，国务院首次就审计问题整改情况向全国人大常委会作报告并接受专题询问，其创新和示范效应不言而喻 。
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