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Mar. 2011
April 28,2015   By:Chinahumanrights.org

Mar. 7, 2011

China would give top priority to improving people's livelihood in the five years to 2015, minister of the country's top economic planning body said on Mar. 7, 2011.

"The move aims to ensure people of all ethnic groups in the country share the fruits of the reform and opening up," Zhang Ping, director of the National Development of Reform Commission, told reporters.

March 3, 2011

China's Ministry of Public Security on March 3, 2011 issued an order instructing police officers nationwide not to participate in activities outside their scope of responsibilities such as land expropriation and home demolitions.

According to the document, which included a series of guidelines aimed at curbing corruption, policemen would be "seriously questioned" if they abuse their power in land expropriations and home demolitions. Erring officers may face severe consequences, the ministry warned.

.March 5, 2011

China opened its annual parliamentary session on March 5, 2011, unveiling a five-year development blueprint and striving to handle pressing economic issues including inflation.

The world is watching how China copes with the current complex situation and seizes the strategic opportunity for its development in 2011, the start of its 12th Five-Year Plan and the 90th anniversary of the founding of the CPC.

At the parliamentary meeting, Premier Wen Jiabao delivered a report on government work, noting that China "still faces an extremely complex situation for development" this year.

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