The Ministry of Education held a press conference on the new policy to help university students from poor families.
It was learned from the National Symposium on Inter-City Cooperation on Legal Aid for Farmer Workers that more than 40 cities have joined the inter-city legal aid cooperation network, and more cities were ready to join the network. The key tasks of legal aid were to carry out its policies and responsibilities, make more efforts in its publicity and enlarge its coverage，said Wang Junyi, deputy director of the Legal Aid Center of the Ministry of Justice.
According to Zhang Jun, vice-president of the Supreme People's Court, the Supreme People's Court has adopted the exclusive exercise of the power to approve death penalty cases since Jan. 1, 2007. The reform of death penalty approval system was implemented and transited smoothly. The approval of death penalty exercised fairly and effectively in the past half year, obeying the rules strictly and orderly. All high courts strictly handled the cases according to the law, and second trials of death sentences were conducted via open court sessions. The qualities of trials were further guaranteed.
The inaugural meeting of China Community Health Association was held in Beijing. Wu Yi, member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, vice-premier of the State Council and leader of the State Council Urban Community Health Leading Group, greeted the community health workers sincerely in her congratulatory letter.
The rural informationization pilot project of the Ministry of Information Industry and the Project of Shandong Rural Informationization Service system was launched in Jinan, which indicated that driven by the government, China would integrate social resources to accelerate the reconstruction of traditional agriculture by information technology, promote informationization construction in the new countryside and strengthen farmers' ability to increase income. It was learned that the rural informationization trial project would cover 16 provinces in China.