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Oct. 2, 2018
 
China's National Health Commission, along with five other departments, has vowed to further improve the mechanisms for settling medical disputes.
 
Oct. 6, 2018
 
Major highways and roads around major tourist destinations are projected to see big traffic flow increases starting from Saturday, the Ministry of Public Security said Friday, citing rising number of people making return trips at the end of the week-long National Day holiday.
 
The ministry said stable traffic order was reported on the day, with around 210,000 police officers being deployed and some 60,000 police vehicles being dispatched to maintain traffic order nation-wide. No traffic accidents involving more than five deaths were reported, it added.
 
Oct. 8, 2018
 
Less than 48 hours after the murder of three Chinese nationals in the Central African Republic (CAR), three major suspects were arrested on Saturday, the Chinese Embassy in the country confirmed Saturday night, according to news reaching here from Bangui.
 
Oct. 9, 2018
 
Courts in northwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region have started using new technologies such as voice recognition and big data to offer better services for people living in remote areas.
 
Oct. 10, 2018
 
China has set up legal aid workstations in detention centers and courts nationwide to provide suspects and defendants with free legal aid, according to Lin Xi, deputy director of the Legal Aid Department of the Ministry of Justice. Under this mechanism, criminal suspects and defendants will get timely and free legal aid services in the stages of investigation, examination and prosecution and trial to better protect their legal rights and interests, said Lin.
 
Oct. 11, 2018
 
The Academic Conference to Commemorate the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) is being held in north China’s Tianjin from October 11 to 12. With the theme of “the drafting process and subsequent influences of the UDHR”, the conference attracts some 30 experts on human rights from home and abroad.
 
Oct. 12, 2018
 
Lantian County in northwest China's Shaanxi Province has recently launched a project to help rebuild and upgrade household toilets in rural areas. The poor sanitary conditions of toilets in the region have since been greatly improved thanks to the program, as an extention of a nationwide "toilet revolution" since 2015.
 
Oct. 15, 2018
 
Construction has begun on 5.34 million homes in rundown urban areas during the first nine months of the year, according to official data. This marks a 92 percent of the annual target, according to the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development.
 
Oct. 16, 2018
 
China spent 4.25 trillion yuan (around 614 billion U.S. dollars) on education in 2017, a 9.45-percent increase from 2016, said an announcement Monday.
 
Oct. 17, 2018
 
Around 6,000 non-natives of Beijing will be able to get the city's hukou, or household registration status, through a new point-based household registration reform.
 
The Beijing municipal bureau of human resources and social security on Monday announced a name list of 6,019 people who had the most points among over 124,000 applicants for a Beijing hukou.
 
Oct. 18, 2018
 
The Upsala Nya Tidning (UNT) published an article on China’s Xinjiang on 8 Oct. The article lodged unfounded attacks on China’s policy in Xinjiang, and contained distorted facts and smears about the region. The content of the article is full of lies and bias against China and constitutes an attempt to maliciously smear China, which is totally unacceptable. The Embassy has sent a letter to Upsala Nya Tidning to express firm opposition, and present China’s positions.
 
Oct. 19, 2018
 
The lives of members of the Lhopa ethnic group in the Tibet autonomous region have improved markedly in recent decades, thanks to the reform and opening-up policy that was launched 40 years ago.
 
Until about 50 years ago, they lived in the forest as hunters. Now, about 3,000 Lhopas live in Tibet, in sparse communities such as the group in Manling county, according to official statistics.
 
Oct. 22, 2018
 
About 5.81 million rural families impoverished due to illness-related expenses have been lifted out of poverty since China initiated a new health insurance program in 2016, according to Wang Hesheng, deputy director of the National Health Commission at a poverty-alleviation forum in Beijing Thursday.
 
Oct. 23, 2018
 
China spent huge amounts of money on renovating shantytowns in the first three quarters of 2018, housing authorities said Monday.
 
Oct. 24, 2018
 
A total of 8,873 officials and civil servants were punished in September for violating the Party's eight-point frugality code, according to the top anti-graft body of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Tuesday.
 
Oct. 25, 2018
 
Measures to contain the spread of religious extremism in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, including offering free vocational training to help people find jobs, have proven effective and no terrorist attacks have occurred in the region in the past 21 months, said a senior official.
 
Shohrat Zakir, chairman of Xinjiang, spoke with Xinhua News Agency on Tuesday during an interview on the regional situation.
 
Oct. 26, 2018
 
China's top political advisor Wang Yang has called for uniting the efforts of Chinese at home and abroad in the cause of national reunification.
 
Oct. 29, 2018
 
China is making headway in ensuring agricultural products safety, with 97.8 percent of the major agricultural products tested meeting or exceeding the quality standard in 2017.
 
Oct. 30, 2018
 
The 12th National Women's Congress, to be held from Tuesday to Friday, will see 1,659 delegates from around China gather in Beijing, the All-China Women's Federation said on Monday.
 
Oct. 31, 2018
 
Chinese experts introduced their observations on human rights practice in China on Monday during a meeting held here jointly by the China Society for Human Rights Studies and the Chinese Permanent Mission to the United Nations in Geneva.
 
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