April 28,2015   By:Chinahumanrights.org

April 1, 2010

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao called for greater efforts to improve people's livelihood in an article published on April 1, 2010 in Qiushi, or "Seeking Truth," the official magazine of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee.

Wen, a Standing Committee member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, touched on topics such as the transformation of the economic growth pattern through technology, promoting educational and cultural development, employment, increasing urban and rural people's income, the social safety net and medicare reform in the article.

According to the article, improving people's livelihood is an important way to adjust the growth mode and expand domestic demand.

April 1, 2010

The newly revised "Regulations on Application and Use of Driver's Licenses" allows, for the first time, Chinese who are able to sit by themselves despite their paralyzed limbs to acquire a license for adapted vehicles.

More disabled people would be able to drive in China, including those paralyzed from the waist down, thanks to revisions to driving license regulations that took effect starting from April 1, 2010.

April 3, 2010

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao went on an inspection tour in the drought-hit southwest Guizhou Province from April 3 to April 5, 2010, meeting people there, seeing the dry conditions first hand and discussing relief measures with officials.

The premier visited the worst-hit Qianxinan Buyei and Miao Autonomous Prefecture. It was his third time in 2010 to visit the drought afflicted southwest.


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