Home > PUBLICATIONS & RESOURCES > MEMORABILIA > 2017 >

January
February 13,2017   By:
Jan.3, 2017
 
More than 34 million rural students have benefited from the Chinese government's rural nutrition program since 2011, according to the Ministry of Education.
 
Jan.5, 2017 
 
The 6th blue book on China's efforts to combat corruption and build a clean government was issued Wednesday in Beijing.
 
Jan.9, 2017
 
Chinese authorities Friday published a draft regulation protecting minors' rights in cyberspace that includes remedies for online bullying.
 
Jan.9, 2017
 
China is planning to extend family doctor services to 30 percent of its urban population and 60 percent of priority groups in 2017, according a top health official.
 
Jan.10, 2017 
 
China's State Council issued a plan Monday on medical reform during the 13th Five-Year Plan period (2016-2020).
 
Jan.11, 2017 
 
By 2020 ,China will build a coordinated, convenient and green living services system for urban and rural residents, according to the 13th Five-Year Plan for the Development of Living Services Industry, released by China’s Ministry of Commerce on Jan.5,2017.
 
This is the first national plan on the development of living services industry.
 
Jan.11, 2017 
 
Forty-two domestic airlines in the past week have announced policies for compensating passengers in the event of flight cancellations or delays, with eight offering no reimbursement to customers under any circumstances.
 
Jan.13, 2017
 
The National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC) held a conference on how to provide better healthcare to China's poor areas on January 10. 
 
Jan.13, 2017
 
The 2017 National Health and Family Planning Conference was held in Beijing on Jan 5 and 6. Premier Li Keqiang and Vice-premier Liu Yandong gave important instructions to China's health and family planning sectors. 
 
Jan.13, 2017
 
Foreign graduates who meet certain qualifications can now apply for jobs in China, according to a new policy.
 
Jan.16, 2017
 
China will improve efficiency in disaster prevention and relief by 2020 to reduce the impact on ordinary people.
 
Jan.16, 2017
 
Chinese President Xi Jinping is now paying a state visit to Switzerland and will attend the 2017 annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos and visit several international organizations.
 
Jan.17, 2017
 
China will strengthen the protection and use of intellectual property rights, a move to develop intellectual property and encourage innovation, according to an official Tuesday.
 
Jan.18, 2017
 
China will build more welfare facilities to provide care services for juveniles in need, including "left behind" children, the top economic planner said on Tuesday.
 
Jan.23, 2017 
 
China has 731 million Internet users as of December 2016, roughly the size of Europe's population, according to a report released by the China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC) on Sunday.
 
Jan.24, 2017
 
Grants are different from scholarship and cannot be awarded in the name of scholarship, according to a notice issued by the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China (MOE).
 
The notice stresses that the precise assessment of poor students’ family situation is crucial for the successful implementation of the financial aid policy. A family’s financial situation is the only consideration for assessment and grants are forbidden to be awarded as scholarship.
 
Jan.25, 2017
 
Chinese authorities have pledged to accelerate development of ethnic regions during the 13th Five-Year Plan period (2016-2020), as the country aims to create a moderately prosperous society by 2020, according to a State Council statement.
 
Jan.25, 2017
 
Top Chinese political advisor Yu Zhengsheng Tuesday called on religious groups in China to uphold the leadership of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and national unity.
 
Jan.26,2017
 
President Xi Jinping Tuesday pushed for increased efforts on poverty alleviation.
 
He stressed the importance of precision in the battle against poverty, saying that poverty alleviation should focus on targeted people and industries, and use the right tools to produce results.
 
Xi made the remarks during a tour of the city of Zhangjiakou in northern China's Hebei Province, where he inspected an impoverished village, visiting and chatting with poor families, discussing how they could shake off poverty.
 
Jan.26,2017
 
China's population is expected to peak at about 1.45 billion around 2030, according to the national population development plan for 2016-2030 released by the State Council, China's cabinet, Wednesday.
 
Jan.30,2017
 
Chinese President Xi Jinping has demanded all-out search and rescue efforts for the 28 Chinese nationals on a boat that sank off Malaysia's Sabah state on North Borneo on Saturday evening.
 
According to an official release issued on Sunday, Xi asked the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Chinese Embassy in Malaysia to maintain close contact and cooperation with authorities of Malaysia, and China's transport and tourism authorities to activate emergency measures immediately to assist the rescue.
 
Premier Li Keqiang also urged the search and rescue efforts to ensure that not a single Chinese national will be left unaccounted for.
 
Jan.30,2017
 
China's week-long Lunar New Year holiday, which began Friday, is set to become a "Golden Week" for overseas tourist destinations as this year more than 6 million Chinese chose to spend the holiday abroad.
 
The Lunar New Year holiday is usually a time for family reunions and celebrations, but now as more and more Chinese travel overseas, the China National Tourism Administration described it as a "global Golden Week."