Apr. 30--May 1
During May Day, Hu Jintao, the Chinese president, visited Cadres and people of all ethnics in Henan Province. On behalf of the CPC Central Committee and the State Council, he expressed festival greetings to workers, peasants, intellectuals and the working masses on all fronts.
Wen Jiabao, the Premier of China, went to the industrial estate and oil field of Caofeidian in Hebei Province and spent the May Day together with the workers on the posts, and expressed festival greetings to them.
The "Green Paper on Rural Economy", issued recently by Rural Development Institute of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, indicates that in 2006, China's per capita net income of farmers reached 3,587 Yuan, which was an 332 Yuan increase comparing to the previous year. There was a nominal growth of 10.2 percent, and a actual increase of 7.4 percent by deducting price factors.
A concerned person-in-charge in All China Federation of Trade Union (ACFTU) indicated on the World Production Safety and Health day that there are annually over 2 million workers on average in China who accept the popularization education of labor safety and health.
According to Huang Qingyi, Vice Director of National Working Committee on Children and Women (NWCCW), during the recent years, the member units of NWCCW have adopted various effective methods to solve the significant problems of Children and Women development. Women's employment and re-employment work was further strengthened.
Jiang Yu, the Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman, replied to reporters' questions on the 2007 annual report published by the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom. He expressed strong dissatisfaction and resolute opposition to its distorting and attacking of China's religious and ethnic policy.
The "China Human Rights Yearbook 2000-2005", compiled by China Society for Human Rights Studies (CSHRS), was published by the Solidarity Press. It was the continuation of CSHRS’s first yearbook which was published in 2000. And it was the cyclopedia about China's human rights development. Cai Wu, the Director of the State Council Information Office, prefaced for the book.