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Jul. 2012
April 28,2015   By:Chinahumanrights.org

July 4, 2012

The State Council on July 3, 2012 announced a decision to markedly improve food safety, aiming to effectively solve prominent problems in three years.

According to a State Council statement posted online, the government also aims to establish a better regulation mechanism, legal and standard system as well as technical support for food safety and improve the overall food safety management level of the food industry in around five years.

July 7, 2012

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao said on July 7, 2012 the government will resolutely implement real estate market regulation and make it a long-term task to curb speculation in this sector.

During an inspection tour of the city of Changzhou in east China's Jiangsu province, Wen said housing market regulation is still at a critical moment and remains a tough task.

Wen's remarks came as major Chinese cities saw home prices rise mildly in June, raising fears that a new price surge would begin despite recent government attempts to cool the property market through measures including restrictions on second-home purchases, higher down payments and the introduction of property taxes.

July 9, 2012

China and Australia held the 14th round of human rights dialogue at the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Canberra.

The dialogue had become a wide-ranging discussion between delegates including parliamentarians and senior officials from a range of agencies from both countries.

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