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Nov. 2, 2016
 
Chinese lawmakers are proposing that the country relax the time limit for minor victims of sexual assault to sue their offenders.
 
On Oct. 31, when the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress undertook the second review of China’s civil law draft, the committee added a provision that minor victims of sexual assault be able to sue offenders as late as one year after they turn 18.
 
Nov. 2, 2016
 
China’s food waste and losses mainly occur at late stages of the food supply chain such as retailing and human consumption stages, according to a recently released report by the Third World Network (TWN).
 
Nov. 4, 2016
 
China has made a series of new moves in 2016 to strengthen judicial transparency and fairness. 
 
Nov. 7, 2016
 
China will reduce carbon dioxide emissions per unit of GDP by 18 percent compared with that in 2015 by the end of 2020, the cabinet announced Friday.
 
Nov. 7, 2016
 
Nov.4, 2016 is a historic day when the Paris Agreement to combat climate change took effect, opening a new chapter in fighting global climate change. 
 
Nov. 9, 2016
 
China pledges to promote health education to increase people’s health literacy by 30 percent by 2030, said Mao Qun’an, head of the Publicity Department of the National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC), at a press conference on November 7th.
 
Nov. 9, 2016
 
China would strive to lower carbon emissions in the next five years while shouldering common but different principles, the deputy head of the Chinese delegation said on Monday.
 
Nov. 10, 2016 
 
Courts in north China's Tianjin Municipality on Wednesday sentenced 49 people to prison, including 24 company managers and staff members as well as 25 government officials found guilty of various crimes that led to the city's warehouse blasts, which killed at least 165 people in August 2015.
 
Nov.10,2016
 
The 14th human rights dialogue was held in Germany on Nov.8, 2016. Li Junhua(Left 2), head of the International Department of China’s Foreign Ministry, and Kofler(Right 2), Commissioner for Human Rights of the German Federal Government attended the press conference in Germany.
 
Nov. 11, 2016
 
China allocated 3.6 trillion yuan (530 billion U.S. dollars) to education in 2015, marking 10-percent growth year on year.
 
Nov. 15, 2016
 
The Maritime Labor Convention, 2006 (MLC) took effect in China on November 12, 2016, which will further protect Chinese seafarers’ rights on board.
 
Nov. 16, 2016 
 
China vows to improve family education according a five-year guideline jointly released by China’s nine ministries. 
 
90 percent of elementary and primary schools, kindergartens and vocational schools in urban areas should build parents schools and 80 percent for rural areas, according to the guideline.
 
Nov. 17, 2016
 
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang stressed solid implementation of poverty precision-relief measures.
 
Li, who chaired a State Council meeting on Tuesday, said that the measures should focus on old revolutionary base areas, ethnic minority and border areas and areas where lots of people still live in abject poverty to raise their own development capability.
 
The government will push forward a series of projects to ensure poverty will be eliminated by 2020 as planned, according to a statement released after the meeting.
 
Nov. 21, 2016
 
The 9th Global Conference on Health Promotion has begun in Shanghai on Nov. 21, 2016.
 
With the goal of highlighting critical links between health initiatives and the 2030 UN Agenda for Sustainable Development, the conference will provide an unprecedented opportunity to reassert the significance of health and health promotion at the historical moment of the Ottawa Charter’s 30-year anniversary, as well as in the first year of implementing Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It will direct and guide member states on the practical application of evidence-based health promotion concepts and techniques for achieving SDGs.
 
Nov.22,2016
 
Premier Li Keqiang said Monday that China will deepen healthcare reform to cover both urban and rural residents with universal health care.
 
Nov. 24, 2016 
 
The event to commemorate the 27th anniversary of Convention on the Rights of the Child and to promote a guideline on children charity organizations’ behaviors was held in Beijing on Monday. 
 
Nov.29,2016
 
Chinese President Xi Jinping met United Nations Secretary-General designate Antonio Guterres in Beijing on Monday, vowing stronger cooperation with the UN and firm support for its work.
 
Nov. 30, 2016
 
“China has made 12 million jobs and controlled the unemployment rate within 4.1 percent for the past 5 years,” Zhang Yizhan, vice minister of Human Resources and Social Security (MOHRSS). 
 
Zhang made the remarks at a seminar on job promotion policy on Nov.25, which is jointly sponsored by Ministry of the MOHRSS and International Labor Organization (ILO) in Beijing.