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Jul. 2008
April 28,2015   By:Chinahumanrights.org

Jul 17
The anti-terrorist bureau of the Ministry of Public Security issued "The Citizen's Manual on Guarding Against Terrorist Attacks". It teaches the citizens how to timely find traces of possible terrorist attacks and how to protect themselves in the event of a terrorist attack, so that they can rescue each other or rescue by themselves and they can minimize the danger.

Jul 18
The State Council Information Office published a white paper titled "Status Quo of Drug Supervision in China". It was the first time that the Chinese government issued a white paper on supervision on safety of medicine. The full text is about 11,000 words and is divided into 5 parts: Overview of Drug Supply, Quality and Safety, Drug Safety Supervision System and Legal System, Policies and Measures Concerning Supervision of Drug Safety, Supervision of the Traditional Chinese Medicine and Folk Medicine, International Exchanges and Cooperation in Drug Safety.

Jul 23
"2008 Nation-wide Health Volunteers Action", jointly sponsored by 8 institutions including All China Federation of Trade Unions and China Federation of Literary and Art Circles, was launching in Beijing. From July to December 2008, the campaign will start one by one in 10 cities such as Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Hangzhou.

Jul 24
The Chinese Communist Party's Central Commission for Discipline Inspection, Ministry of Supervision, Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security and State Bureau for Letters and Calls jointly held a press conference for the issuance and implementation of "Interpretation on some problems regarding the use of 'Chinese Communist Party disciplinary Rules' for violations of petition work" and "Provisional Regulations on Punishment for Violations of Standards Governing Work on Letters and Calls".

It is the first time that the state has formulated systematic regulations for investigation of responsibility on petition work. It is the first time in recent years that the state issues the Party disciplinary measure as well as administrative disciplinary measure and calls to account towards disciplinary offence of a certain domain. The above explanation and regulation defines the "leadership responsibility" of petition work clearly, which concludes and generalizes into 16 disciplinary offences for investigation of leadership responsibility, and regulates the standards on the relevant Party disciplinary and administrative measures and improves maneuverability on ascertaining responsibility.

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