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Jan. 2009
April 28,2015   By:Chinahumanrights.org

Jan. 5th

A month-long campaign has been launched against websites that "spread pornography and threaten the morals of young people", the government said Monday. The campaignis being run by the Ministry of Public Security and six other central agencies, the State Council Information Office, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, the Ministry of Culture, the State Administration for Industry and Commerce, the State Administration of Radio Film and Television, the General Administration of Press and Publication.

Jan. 5th

Finance Minister Xie Xuren told a national conference in Beijing Monday, reform and development in rural areas would be one of the government's major tasks in 2009. Financial support will be reinforced for farmers, agricultural production and rural areas this year. The urban and rural low-income subsidy will be increased another 15 RMB or 10RMB per month individually.

Jan 6th

According to the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security, 3515 labor disputes arbitration organizations by the end of 2008.

Jan 11th

The Beijing News published the interview of Dong Yunhu about the 30 years development of China human rights. Mr. Dong is the Vice-President and Secretary-General of China Society for Human Rights Studies, President and Editor-in-chief of Human Rights Journal.

Jan 13th

Chinaannounced on Tuesday an aid package totaling 9 billion yuan (1.32 billion U.S. dollars) for the country's needy people two weeks ahead of its traditional Lunar New Year.
 
About 74 million Chinese receiving the minimum living allowances or the "five guarantees" (namely food, clothing, medical care, housing and burial expenses provided by local governments to those without relatives or employment), would receive a one-off payment of 100 yuan if they live in the countryside and 150 yuan if they live in the cities.
 
Jan. 13th
 
A three-year, 150 million yuan (about 22 U.S. dollars) program to improve information accessibility for China's disabled population was launched here on Monday.
China Disabled Persons' Federation, the Ministry of Science and Technology, together with more than 30 research institutes and colleges have joined the project.

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