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

Oct. 6, 2011

A subway train crash that occurred on Shanghai's subway Line 10 on Sept. 27 was caused by negligence, with twelve people disciplined in connection with the accident, investigators said on Oct. 6, 2011.

Oct. 8, 2011

China's State Council, or the Cabinet, on Saturday urged the building of an efficient, safe and regulated distribution system for agricultural products in a bid to lower prices.

The government will work to boost the country's logistics capabilities and better link producers and consumers to cut intermediary costs, according to a statement released after a State Council executive meeting chaired by Premier Wen Jiabao.

Oct. 9, 2011

President Hu Jintao's speech at Sunday's ceremony marking the centenary anniversary of the 1911 Revolution was published on Monday, according to a statement from the publisher.

The People's Publishing House said in a press release that the speech, titled remarks on the commemorative ceremony for the 100th anniversary of the 1911 Revolution, has been published and is now available at Xinhua Bookstore outlets across the country.

Oct. 9, 2011

More than 100 million Chinese farmers are expected to be transferred to urban areas over the next decade, said a report released Sunday.

The report entitled 2011 Report on the Development of China's Floating Population said the country's urban citizens will exceed 800 million by the year of 2020.

Oct. 10, 2011

China is approaching its target of starting construction on 10 million affordable housing units this year, part of the government's efforts to stabilize runaway property prices.

China had started building 9.86 million units of affordable housing by the end of September, or 98 percent of the total amount planned for this year, the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development said in a statement on its website Monday.
Construction of 1.18 million such houses commenced in September, the statement said.


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