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

Jul 26
13 ministries and departments, including the Civilization Office of the Central Communist Party Committee, Ministry of Public Security, Ministry of Education, Ministry of Civil Affairs, .Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Culture, General Administration of Radio, Film and Television, General Administration of Press and Publication, State General Administration of Work Safety, All-China Federation of Trade Unions, The Central Committee of the Communist Young League, All-China Women's Federation and the Red Cross Society of China, jointly delivered "Notification on the Implementation Opinions of China Fire Protection Volunteer Action" and initiated to launch "China Fire Protection Volunteer Action". In order to strengthen the organizing and supervising, the 13 ministries and departments jointly established "Steering Committee of China Fire Protection Volunteer Action", and invited Vice Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress Li Jianguo to take the position of Honorary Director, vice minister Liu Jinguo of Ministry of Public Security and Lu Yongzheng, secretariat of the Central Committee of the Communist Young League to take the positions of directors, the relevant leaders of the ministries and departments to take the positions of the members.

Jul 30
The capital information no-obstacle communication platform for the disabled was launched at Beijing Center for the Disabled on July 30. The platform offers voice SMS to the blind, emergency SMS call, transfer between fixed telephone and mobile phone to the deaf, self-help-management of address list and so on.

Jul 30
Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao presided over a routine meeting of the State Council on July 30 to study and dispose the work of waiving tuition and fees for compulsory education in all cities and towns across China. "The Draft Amendment to the Patent Law of the People's Republic of China" was discussed and passed in principle on the meeting.

The conference decides to waive tuition and fees for compulsory education in all cities and towns across China from 2008 autumn term, continue to offering textbooks freely to the students of compulsory education who are enjoying policy for income and property in minimum Life guarantee family in urban population. Students staying in dormitories will continue to receive boarding fee subsidy.

Jul 31
Spokesman Yin Chengji of the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security said at the press conference of the second quarter of the year on July 31: China would ensure basic living of low-income populations through adjustment of minimum wage standard, increase the standard of unemployed insurance, adjust enterprise retiree basic pension standard and carry out proactive employment policy.

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