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Feb.1,2018
 
China’s Ministry of Civil Affairs will hold activities nationwide to strengthen protection of left-behind children in rural areas and children in poverty and to improve the system of child welfare.
 
Feb.2,2018
 
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying on Thursday refuted allegations regarding China's espionage threat, made by the United States and Australia.
 
Feb.2,2018
 
China has lifted over 700 million Chinese people out of poverty since the reform and opening up policy was adopted. 60,000 poverty-stricken people have got rid of poverty since the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC), reducing the poverty rate from 10.2 percent to lower than 4 percent. And the 19th CPC National Congress set out the goal of eradicating poverty in rural areas by 2020.
 
Feb.6,2018
 
China's central authorities Monday unveiled a three-year action plan to improve the rural living environment.
 
Feb.8,2018
 
China on Wednesday called on foreign enterprises to follow basic ground rules, after Mercedes-Benz apologized for putting a poster with quotes from the Dalai Lama on its Instagram account.
 
Feb.8,2018
 
China has launched a campaign to crack down on gambling in rural areas ahead of the Spring Festival holidays, according to a circular released Wednesday.
 
Feb.9,2018
 
The transportation infrastructure in China’s poor areas has been greatly improved in the past five years. China will build asphalt roads for qualified counties, towns and villages by the end of 2019 and to connect all poverty-stricken areas with national main expressways by 2020, according to the Ministry of Transport of the People’s Republic of China (MOT). 
 
Feb.9,2018
 
China aims to build a national public legal service system by 2020 that covers all groups in both urban and rural areas, the Ministry of Justice said Thursday.
 
Feb.9,2018
 
China's judicial departments are stepping up efforts to prevent, review and correct wrongful convictions to ensure justice, the Ministry of Justice said Thursday.
 
Feb.11,2018
 
China has launched a nationwide campaign against personal information trafficking as part of efforts to create a clean online environment, according to the Ministry of Public Security.
 
Feb.12,2018
 
A total of 13.51 million urban jobs were created in 2017 and the registered urban unemployment rate had been reduced to 3.9% by the end of 2017, the lowest in recent years, according to China’s Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security (MOHRSS).
 
Feb.12,2018
 
Communist Party of China Central Committee General Secretary Xi Jinping paid a visit to poor families in a mountainous area in Sichuan province on Sunday, where he talked with villagers about poverty reduction, ahead of the upcoming Spring Festival.
 
Feb.13,2018
 
China's basic medical insurance now covers 1.35 billion people, according to the National Health and Family Planning Commission.
 
Feb.17,2018
 
President Xi Jinping, on behalf of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and the State Council, extended Spring Festival greetings to all Chinese people Wednesday.
 
Feb.22,2018  
 
The Supreme People's Court (SPC) will take a zero-tolerance stance against corruption, stressing that there is no limit to the war against corruption.
 
Feb.22,2018
 
China has taken great strides since 2013 in environmental protection, with effective air pollution and other controls put in place, and it is working to bring its best practices to the world, the regional head of a UN development agency said.
 
Feb.23,2018
 
The number of nursing homes in China has more than tripled in the past five years, according to the Ministry of Civil Affairs.
 
Feb.26,2018
 
The Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee made public its proposal on amendments to China's Constitution Sunday.
 
The proposal, raised to the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC), was made in accordance with the new situation and practice of upholding and developing socialism with Chinese characteristics in the new era.
 
Feb.26,2018
 
China's Ministry of Civil Affairs has issued a document to require better social care for left-behind elderly people in rural areas.
 
Feb.27,2018
 
China's top procuratorate issued a new regulation on compulsory medical treatment for mentally ill suspects to avoid wrongful convictions and ensure fairness and justice.
 
Feb.27,2018
 
In 2017, China’s urban employment saw steady progress and the country has basically realized universal health care coverage, according to the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security (MHRSS).

Feb. 27, 2018
 
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday stressed that respect for human rights is the best strategy to prevent conflicts in today's world.
 
"An emphasis on human rights lies at the heart of conflict prevention, which must be our highest priority," he said in his speech at the opening of the 37th session of the U.N. Human Rights Council, which kicked off here Monday.
 
The U.N. chief appealed to member states in all U.N. bodies to strengthen support for U.N. actions on human rights, saying that millions of lives would have been saved if greater attention was given to human rights globally over the past two decades.

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