China’s economy, government revamp in focus as parliament set to open


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China opens its annual parliamentary session on Sunday, with the National People's Congress (NPC) set to implement the biggest government shakeup in a decade as Beijing confronts a host of challenges and looks to revive its COVID-battered economy. Premier Li Keqiang will open the session at 9 am (0100 GMT), reading out a government work report that is expected to include an economic growth target that could range as high as 6 per cent in a bid to boost confidence and build on a promising post-pandemic recovery, sources involved in policy discussions said. Li and a slate of more reform-oriented...