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

April 15

The general offices of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and the State Council have jointly published a document to encourage government officials to listen to complaints from the people and reduce disputes that damage the country's efforts to build up a harmonious society.
Under the newly-issued guidelines, leading officials of all levels of government are urged to open their offices to complaints from visitors on a regular, transparent and orderly basis.

April 20

China's chief prosecuting body, on April 20, began a five-month campaign to ensure proper management of detention centers, which have reported 15 "unnatural" deaths so far in 2009.

The campaign, jointly launched by the Supreme People's Procuratorate (SPP) and the Ministry of Public Security, focuses on cracking down on "inmate bullying" and investigating all "unnatural" deaths since 2006 and how officials handled them.

April 21

State Council held a press release conference on April 21, 2009. Tian lipu, chief of Stae Intellectual Property Office, Li Jianchang, Chief of State Adiministration for Industry and Commerce, Wang Ziqiang,  chief of copyright administration department of NCAC (National Cppyright Administration of PRC) answered question about situation in China of intellectual property protection in 2008.

April 29

China went on full alert Tuesday to guard against influenza A [H1N1], as authorities ordered round-the-clock monitoring of the deadly virus and suspension of pork imports from Mexico and the United States.

Chinese President Hu Jintao Tuesday ordered the country to step up inspection and quarantine measures to prevent influenza A [H1N1] from entering China and ensure public health and safety.


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