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August 1, 2016
 
Chinese President Xi Jinping's wife Peng Liyuan, who is also the World Health Organization goodwill ambassador for tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS, attends the opening ceremony for "Love in the Sunshine"-- the 2016 China-Africa Children Summer Camp, at the Palace Museum in Beijing, capital of China, July 29, 2016. 
 
August 1, 2016
 
China will spend 36 million yuan (5.4 million U.S. dollars) on geological disaster surveys in the northwestern Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, authorities said Sunday.
 
August 2, 2016
 
Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region on Monday adopted a new anti-terrorism regulation based on China's Anti-Terrorism Law, giving detailed instructions on how to deal with terror activities, including keeping hard-line radicals away from other prisoners and re-assessing convicts' risk level before they can be released from prison.
 
August 2, 2016
 
China Tibetology Research Center (CTRC) has made great achievements in Tibetology research and Tibetan culture protection since its establishment in 1986, said Zheng Dui, deputy secretary-general of the CTRC in an interview with People’s Daily.
 
August 3, 2016
 
China's tourism regulator has released a draft amendment to strengthen the administration of travel agencies and improve the tourism market, in a move to combat forced shopping.
 
August 3, 2016
 
“China’s retirement delay plan is expected to be released at the end of 2016,” said Yin Weimin, minister of the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security (MOHRSS) at the G20 Labor and Employment Ministerial Meeting on July 13, 2016. 
 
August 4, 2016   
 
As a high-profile case involving a group of activists accused of subverting State power was heard in Tianjin, Huang Bin, director of the city's No.1 Detention House said that all defendants have been given legal protection in line with laws.
 
August 5, 2016
 
A three-day international seminar on Tibetan studies concluded on Thursday in Beijing.
 
August 5, 2016
 
The Ministry of Finance (MOF) said Thursday that this year it has allocated subsidies totaling 26.69 billion yuan (about 4 billion U.S. dollars) to help farmers living in unsafe homes to renovate.
 
August 8, 2016
 
The regional government of Xinjiang unveiled China's first local counterterrorism law Friday.
 
August 8, 2016
 
A total of 137.455 billion yuan has been distributed this year as basic subsistence allowances for people with difficulties, according to the social security department of the Ministry of Finance on Friday.
 
August 9, 2016
 
A Chinese woman received 1.72 million yuan (about 258,300 US dollars) on Tuesday for a wrongful murder conviction that put her behind bars for 13 years, the Higher People's Court of Yunnan Province said. 
 
August 9, 2016
 
A genome project for newborn babies was launched in Shanghai on Sunday, to aid the early identification and treatment of hereditary diseases.
 
August 10, 2016
 
All poor villages will reach hygienic standard for human settlements, health risks be basically eliminated, and diseases caused by poor sanitation be considerably reduced by 2020, according to the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development (MOHURD).
 
August 11, 2016
 
A new regulation on the use and management of identity cards has been rolled out to ensure the security of people's personal information, and push for real name registration and a sound credit system.
 
August 11, 2016
 
Passengers using mobile phones on planes might face 50,000 yuan ($7,515) fine, according to a latest draft amendment to the country's Civil Aviation Law that was published on Monday by the Civil Aviation Administration of China.
 
August 12, 2016
 
Beijing will introduce a new temporary residence permit system on Oct.1, local authorities said on Thursday.
 
August 15, 2016
 
In 2015, the average health level of the Chinese people caught up with that of countries with high and median incomes, according to a report jointly released by the World Bank (WB), the World Health Organization (WHO) and China’s ministries. 
 
August 15, 2016
 
Chinese top political advisor Yu Zhengsheng has called on religious figures in Tibet to resist the influence of foreign forces, to ensure stability in the autonomous region.
 
August 16, 2016
 
The 71st anniversary of the end of World War II was marked across China on Monday, with war victims remembered nationwide. People from China, Japan and the Republic of Korea attended the annual peace assembly in Nanjing, commemorating China's victory in the War of Resistance against Japanese Aggression.
 
August 16, 2016
 
China vows to lift ten million people out of poverty by transferring labor force in poor rural areas during 13th five-year plan period (2016-2020), according to a guideline on poverty reduction released by the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security (MOHRSS) on August 12, 2016.
 
August 16, 2016
 
A new report published by the United Nations World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) has shown that for the first time, a middle-income country, China, has joined highly developed economies among global leaders in innovation.
 
Aug. 17, 2016
 
Lyu Youqing, Chinese ambassador to Tanzania met with Augustino S.L. Ramadhani, Justice of the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights on August 11, 2016.
 
Lyu spoke highly of the chief justice’s contribution to Tanzania’s steady development and expressed thanks to him for his efforts in promoting China-Africa friendship. 
 
China and Africa have maintained close and long-term cooperation on human rights development and China is willing to strengthen exchanges with the African Court, said Lyu.
 
August 18, 2016
 
China Railway Corporation, the nation's railway operator, on Monday issued new rules to further tighten up the smoking ban on trains, saying that any passengers who are caught twice violating the ban will be forbidden to purchase any high-speed train tickets across China.
 
August 18, 2016
 
China aims to improve its support and protection of disabled people by offering them more customized public services and products in the next five years, according to a State Council plan released Wednesday.
 
August 19, 2016
 
In the first half of 2016, China has completed 1,795 cases of organ donation, up 45 percent compared to the same period of last year, a Chinese official said here on Thursday.
 
August 19, 2016
 
President Xi Jinping and other senior Chinese leaders watched an opening gala of the Fifth Minorities Art Festival Thursday evening in Beijing.
 
August 22, 2016
 
Chinese President Xi Jinping has called for full protection of the people's health, stressing that public health should be given priority in the country's development strategy.
 
August 22, 2016
 
China will boost roles of social organizations in promoting economic development, governing social affairs and providing public services, according to an official guideline published on Sunday.
 
August 23, 2016
 
With the aim to promote China-Iran exchange and cooperation, a Chinese cultural festival opened at Niavaran Cultural Center in the Iranian capital Tehran on Monday.
 
August 23, 2016
 
The 2016 China Summit On Achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) kicked off in Beijing on Aug. 22, 2016.
 
August 24, 2016
 
China performed 10,057 organ transplants in 2015. The claims by some Westerners that China does 100,000 transplantation surgeries each year is utterly ridiculous. It is an insult to both transplantation professionals and voluntary organ donors, said Huang Jiefu, director of China's National Organ Donation and Transplantation Committee, at the 26th International Congress of the Organ Transplantation Society.
 
August 24, 2016
 
The United Nations has acknowledged China's progress in human development and at the same time underscored that continuous reforms and social innovation hold the key to inclusive and equal human development.
 
August 25, 2016
 
President Xi Jinping has declared that protection of the ecosystem is "the most important foundation" of sustainable development.
 
August 25, 2016
 
The Supreme People's Court (SPC) on Wednesday pushed courts in ethnic minority areas to make better use of well-established technology at a seminar on improving legal services in ethnic minority areas.
 
August 26, 2016
 
China’s top agency on reform and development has issued a document that aims to quicken the implementation of 165 major projects to improve people’s livelihood. The projects have been listed in China’s 13th Five-Year Plan (2016-20) which outlines China’s development in the next five years.
 
August 26, 2016
 
Financial aid of 156 billion yuan (23.4 billion U.S. dollars) was given to students across China in 2015, up 9.78 percent year on year, the Ministry of Education said Thursday.
 
August 29, 2016
 
China’s Supreme People’s Court (SPC) issued a white paper on environmental cases on Wednesday.
 
August 29, 2016
 
The EU-China Friendship Group in the European Parliament visited Tibet from Wednesday to Friday at the invitation of the Chinese People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries.
 
August 30, 2016
 
The 2015 China National Image Global Survey, which was published on Aug. 29, showed that China's national image has seen a steady rise globally. Now ranking second, just after the U.S., the nation's image was rated 6.2 out of 10, up 0.3 points from 2014. Following China on the list are Russia, the U.K. and Germany.
 
August 31, 2016
 
China is considering the piloting of plea bargaining in criminal cases, as part of efforts to find balance in criminal justice decisions.
 
August 31, 2016
 
China has made huge achievements in narrowing the income gap between the rich and the poor, according to a press conference on sustainable development sponsored by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) on Aug.28. 
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