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April 28,2015   By:Chinahumanrights.org

Jan. 1, 2013

Detainees in the country's detention centers should be respected and their legal rights protected under new rules released Monday by China's Ministry of Public Security. According to the rules, detention centers should install cameras and other devices to record detainees, and such records should be preserved for at least 15 days.

Jan. 5, 2013

Chinese Vice Premier Li Keqiang, who is also a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and head of the State Council's leading group on health care system reform, addresses the twelfth plenary session of the leading group in Beijing, capital of China, Jan. 5, 2013. Increased financial support and innovative ways of working are needed to ensure that patients, doctors and hospitals all benefit from the country's medical reform, according to Chinese Vice Premier Li Keqiang. The country's medical reform is shifting its focus from laying foundations to boosting the quality of services during the 2011-2015 period.

Jan. 7, 2013

Xi Jinping, the leader of China's ruling Communist Party of China (CPC), has called on procuratorial, judicial and public security organs to fight against injustice and corruption to ensure "justice in each judicial case." The organs should respond to public aspirations of social security, judicial justice and protection of rights and interests and make all-out efforts to build a peaceful China which is governed by law.


Jan. 8, 2013

National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) published guide for limiting medicine's ceiling retail price. The price adjustment widely limited the medicine price including 20 species, more than 400 categories and 700 specifications. The adjustment decent 15% on average, reached 20% on high-priced.

Jan. 9, 2013

The State Council decided at an executive meeting presided over by Premier Wen Jiabao to raise the retired enterprise employees' pension by 10 percent from the 2012 level, or about 170 yuan ($27.30) per person per month, on Jan. 1, 2013.

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