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Oct. 4, 2016
 
China's success in reducing poverty has driven the poverty reduction globally, and China could set an example for the rest of the world to end extreme poverty, said a senior World Bank official.
 
Oct. 8, 2016
 
The world's climate ambition will be turned into tangible action as the Paris Agreement on climate change is to enter into force on Nov. 4.
 
Having taken an indispensable part in the global efforts leading to the the milestone accord, China is set to continue its steadfast climate endeavors by providing wisdom and inspiration to the global climate campaign and the implementation of the agreement.
 
Oct. 9, 2016
 
The international community should pay more attention to poverty alleviation and put it as the priority work in social development, said Wu Haitao, China's deputy permanent representative to the UN on October 5, 2016. 
 
Oct. 9, 2016
 
China has signed agreements on the mutual recognition of higher education degrees with 19 EU member states, including France, Germany and Italy, according to the Ministry of Education.
 
Oct. 10, 2016
 
“The US has been looking at China’s human rights record with prejudice,” Liu Huawen, executive director of the Institute of Human Rights Studies of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, told the Global Times on October 7. 
 
Oct.11,2016
 
The annual report on China’s human rights development (2016), also known as blue book of human rights, has been issued recently by China Society for Human Rights Studies (CSHRS).
 
The book of 300 thousand words includes one overall report, 17 features, 2 survey reports and cases research papers and 2 appendixes. 
 
Oct.11,2016
 
China has issued a guideline on criminal procedure reform and the role of court trials in a bid to reduce wrongful convictions.
 
The guideline by the Supreme People's court and procuratorate, along with the ministries of public security, state security and justice, seeks to improve criminal procedure by exerting the court's role in fact finding, identifying evidence, protecting rights and impartial judgment.
 
Oct.11,2016
 
China has issued an annual report on the country's progress in human rights in 2015.
 
The compiler of the report, China Society for Human Rights Studies (CSHRS), said in a statement on Monday that the report, also known as China's human rights blue paper, includes a general report, 17 special reports on different topics, as well as two research, investigation and case study reports and two appendixes.
 
Oct.12,2016
 
China will work together with the international community to continue to promote gender equality, a senior Chinese official said on Tuesday, the fifth International Day of the Girl Child.
 
China made great progress in promoting gender equality and women's rights in the period of the 12th Five-Year Plan (2011-15), reducing gender inequality in education and healthcare services, and increasing the number of women in senior or managerial roles, said Shen Yueyue, deputy head of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, China's top legislature, at a ceremony in Beijing marking the event. Shen is also chairwoman of the All China Women's Federation.
 
Oct.12,2016
 
China vows to eliminate the gap between urban and rural medical insurances to build a unified medical insurance system in 2017, according to a guideline released by the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security (MOHRSS) on October 9, 2016. 
 
Oct.14,2016
 
China has pledged to help 100 million migrants gain urban household registration, or hukou, as part of an urbanization drive to have 45 percent of its registered population living in cities by 2020.
 
Oct. 17, 2016
 
China has processed 2,950 organ donations in the first nine months of this year, up 50 percent year on year, according to figures unveiled by the health authority on Sunday.
 
Oct. 17, 2016
 
Chinese President Xi Jinping have urged local authorities to leave no stone unturned in the solid implementation of precision-poverty relief measures to lift the nations's poor out of poverty.
 
Oct. 17, 2016
 
The Chinese government on Monday issued a white paper that hailed the efforts and progress made in poverty alleviation and human rights.
 
Oct. 17, 2016
 
China on Monday successfully launched the manned spacecraft Shenzhou-11 that will dock with the space lab Tiangong-2.
 
Oct. 19, 2016
 
China will offer more policy support to boost education services for its senior citizens, according to a plan released by the General Office of the State Council.
 
Oct. 20, 2016
 
The number of Chinese covered by the serious illness insurance program exceeded 1.05 billion by September, a huge step in reducing medical costs for the whole nation.
 
Oct. 24, 2016 
 
The International Symposium of International Cooperation and China’s Perspective on Human Rights was held in Beijing on October 22, 2016. Over 50 experts from the UK, Switzerland, Swiss, Italy, Australia and China attended the Symposium which aimed to collect suggestions on building a research platform for international cooperation on human rights.
 
Oct. 24, 2016
 
More petitions are being accepted through the online petition system, according to a working conference of the State Bureau for Letters and Calls on Oct.20, 2016. 
 
Oct. 24, 2016 
 
China will step up efforts to protect the safety of medical workers by listing violent incidents against medical staff as "major sensitive cases," the Supreme People's Procuratorate (SPP) said Friday.
 
Oct. 26, 2016 
 
China wants to increase its citizens' average life expectancy to 77.3 by 2020 and 79 by 2030, up from 76.34 in 2015, according to a plan on health development spanning the next 15 years.