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Feb.2, 2015

China's Supreme People's Court (SPC) inaugurated another circuit court Saturday, the second in a week, in its latest efforts to reform and branch out so as to bring justice to the doorsteps of ordinary people.

The court, based in Shenyang, capital city of northeast China's Liaoning Province, will primarily handle major administrative, civil and commercial cases that will be heard by the SPC in the northeastern provinces of Liaoning, Jilin and Heilongjiang, according to the SPC.

Feb.3, 2015

Medical insurance subsidies for China's rural residents will increase this year, the country's health authority has said.
Under the new rural cooperative medical program, the annual government grant for each rural resident will rise from 320 yuan to 380 yuan (60.79 U.S. dollars), the National Health and Family Planning Commission said in a circular.

Feb.3, 2015

Chinese government has invested 47.2 billion yuan (about 7.7 billion U.S. dollars) in its rural nutrition program since 2011, and 32.2 million children have reaped the benefits, the Ministry of Education said on Friday.

The program was launched to address malnutrition in rural areas, when it began to allocate three yuan a day to students to supplement their diets with nutritious meals. This was increased to four yuan in November 2014.

Feb. 3, 2015

A Chinese academic on Monday urged Human Rights Watch to be rational over China's human rights record after the latter published its "World Report 2015" last week.

Human Rights Watch turned a blind eye to China's judicial reform to better protect human rights, said Li Daojun, professor of the Research Center for Human Rights of Shandong University.

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