"Helping parents who have lost their only children is easier said than done. There must be specific measures to assist them and organizations to evaluate their situations and issue them compensation."
Mo Yan, Nobel laureate and a CPPCC National Committee member, explaining his proposal submitted to this year's CPPCC session
"The premise of increasing salaries for civil servants is to make their pay and benefits system unified and transparent."
Li Chang'an, associate professor at the School of Public Administration, University of International Business and Economics
"An amendment to the Criminal Law has been included in the annual legislative agenda. The legislature will study the possibility of reducing the number of types of crimes to which the death penalty is applicable."
Zang Tiewei, an official of the Legislative Affairs Commission of the National People's Congress Standing Committee, at a press conference on March 9
"Without regulations and arrangements at the top level, local pilot programs on publicizing officials' assets were, without exception, ephemeral. As publicizing officials' assets proved effective in curbing corruption and the public strongly call for it, the Central Government should take the initiative to make it regular."
Zhu Zhongbao, a netizen of People.com.cn