(CGTN) China’s leaders, currently gathered in Beijing for the annual Two Sessions political meetings, have laid out a raft of reform plans for the next few years.
But which matter most to ordinary Chinese?
In his government work report, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang highlighted a number of key areas where China needs to implement new reforms or push on with existing ones. These ranged from cutting overcapacity and combating financial risks, to promoting innovation and international cooperation.
A Beijing community center distributes food to elderly residents on March 14, 2018. /VCG Photo
For people CGTN spoke to on the streets of Beijing, however, the main issues of concern were closer to home, directly affecting them and their loved ones.
Here are a few of the issues they raised and what the government has promised to do about them.