2014 Preview ① – launching the first year of comprehensively deepening reforms
This year, schemes for many major reforms, including details of the income distribution reform and old-age pension, which are matters of national economy and people’s livelihood, will be released.
New Year travel rush starts with 3.62 bln trips expected
With a large migrant population in the region, the railway station expected to handle 130,000 passengers on Thursday, according to Yi Jianbo, head of the Guangzhou Railway Station.
·Tuning up for 2014 reform
·Year of Horse charges out of gate at art festival
Chinese Zodiac - Horse
The spirit of the horse is recognized to be the Chinese people's ethos – making unremitting efforts to improve themselves. It is energetic, bright, warm-hearted, intelligent and able.
People born in the year of horse have ingenious communicating techniques and in their community they always want to be in the limelight. They are clever, kind to others, and like to join in a venture career. Although they sometimes talk too much, they are cheerful, perceptive, talented, earthy but stubborn. They like entertainment and large crowds. They are popular among friends, active at work and refuse to be reconciled to failure, although their endeavor cannot last indefinitely.
Spring Festival
The Spring Festival is the most important festival for the Chinese people and is when all family members get together, just like Christmas in the West. All people living away from home go back, becoming the busiest time for transportation systems of about half a month from the Spring Festival. Airports, railway stations and long-distance bus stations are crowded with home returnees.

2013: hot words in China
Xi Jinping, general secretary of the CPC Central Committee, raised a metaphorical requirement for CPC members, using the phrase "watching from the mirror, grooming oneself, taking a bath and seeking remedies." Tourists visit Tian'anmen Square in Beijing, capital of China, Nov. 2, 2013. Fog and haze shrouded the most parts of Beijing that day.

In cartoons: Top words in China 2013

·Key words for 2013 global economy

·Top 10 domestic events of 2013

·2013: A fruitful year in Chinese diplomacy
In 2014, we shall be closer to our dreams!
As great changes continue, we have no idea if the future would be better, however, the year 2014, along with great changes, is just around the corner. We are coming from a troubled year, towards a more extraordinary one. Because of numerous dreams and boundless happiness, every minute and second we shall spend will be the annals of “Personal Tailor”.

China Focus: Anticipated news events in 2014

·2014 Preview ① – launching the first year of reforms

·Chinese FM outlines diplomatic priorities for 2014

·New rules in 2014: Two child policies will be initiated

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