The Ministry of Civil Affairs urged local civil affairs departments at all levels to carry out the requirement of General Office of the State Council strictly to ensure a steady supply of pork and other subsidiary foodstuff, keep an orderly market, and maintain the living of urban poor families with the Minimum Living Guarantee Allowance.
China’s National Program Dealing with Climate Changes was issued officially in Beijing. It formulated policies and measures to address climate changes for the period up to 2010. This was the first policy paper of China to address climate changes, and also the first national program of developing countries.
Plan Guideline of Educational Development in the 11th Five-year Plan (5YP) was released officially today in the press conference of the Ministry of Education, which said : “China’s educational undertakings will develop continuously and the educational system will be further improved in the 11th Five-year Plan.”
Mr. Wen Jiabao， member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the CPC and Premier of the State Council, inspected the earthquake-stricken Pu’er City in Yunnan Province and expressed concern for the quake-hit residents on behalf of the CPC Central Committee and the State Council.
To prevent the high meal fee of students caused by price rising of food materials like pork and eggs, Shanghai Commission of Education urged universities in Shanghai to pay the subsidy of subsidiary foodstuff for students on time and in full and make allowances to the refectories of universities.
According to Statistical Communique of the 2006 National Development of Educational Undertakings, national educational undertakings had made new progresses, scales of education at all levels and enrollment opportunities had increased continuously, deployment of educational resources had come to a higher level, and development of non-compulsory non-governmental education had been especially fast.