CPC Central Committee holds press conference on latest plenary session

A Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee press conference started Friday morning, introducing and elaborating on the guiding principles of the 19th CPC Central Committee's fifth plenary session that concluded Thursday.

Here are the highlights:

- News conference mechanism for CPC Central Committee is an important innovation

- A focus of 14th Five-Year Plan is goal of achieving moderately prosperous society

- Higher priority on job creation, raising individual income, high-quality education and healthy lifestyle

- Income and consumption rebounding despite pandemic

- 14 Five-Year Plan places high importance on development of science, tech and innovation

- New development paradigm emphasizes both domestic and international circulations

- 14th Five-Year Plan is beginning of new journey toward modern socialist country and 2035 goals

- Reform, opening up and innovation are key to reach 2035 goals

- China to set new, higher standards for cultural development

- China controlled COVID spread in a timely way

- China introduced policies to invigorate market

- China fostered driving forces by tapping int o new modes of innovation

- Rising prices, unemployment issues were eased

- COVID rebound highlights china’s strengths

- Strong leadership vital to economic, social development

- China in an important period of strategic development

- China at a critical moment moving to become a high-income country

- China’s COVID response put country in a strong position for development

- 14th Five-Year Plan to continue to support Hong Kong

(With input from China Daily)