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Jan.1, 2019
 
President Xi Jinping on Monday said 10 million people in the country's rural areas were lifted out of poverty in 2018, when delivering a New Year speech.
 
Jan.2, 2019
 
China's primary and middle schools have been urged to improve education for all-around student development, according to a directive issued by authorities.
 
Jan.3, 2019
 
Starting from 2019, around 3,000 disabled people across the country will be invited to watch classical operas, announced the China Foundation for Disabled Persons on Jan. 2.
 
Jan.4, 2019 
 
As of September 2018, there were around 29,300 elderly care institutions in China, offering over 7.32 million beds for seniors, according to a nationwide civil affairs video conference that convened on Jan. 3.
 
Jan.7, 2019
 
China launched a 11,000-km new tourist route on Jan. 5 to help its vast western regions in tough fight against poverty.
 
Officials from the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and the State Council Leading Group Office of Poverty Alleviation and Development attended a ceremony held in Yongjing County, Gansu Province.
Jan.8, 2019
 
China's plateau city Lhasa announced on Jan. 7 that the last remaining 44,000 people were taken off the poverty list last year, signaling a victory in the campaign against destitution.
 
Jan.9, 2019
 
Diplomatic envoys from 12 countries witnessed the social and economic progress in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region on a tour from Dec. 28 to 30 in 2018.
 
Jan.10, 2019
 
Chinese Vice Premier Sun Chunlan called for a system to safeguard the rights and interests of veterans on Jan, 9.
 
Jan.11, 2019
 
China's Tibet Autonomous Region has taken a "clear-cut" stance against the Dalai Lama clique and resolutely safeguarded national security and core interests, a regional government official said on Jan. 10.
 
Jan.14, 2019
 
China will advance poverty alleviation in health care and ensure all medical institutions at county, township and village levels in impoverished areas reach set standards by 2020, according to the National Health Commission.
 
Jan.15, 2019
 
Wang Yang, China's top political advisor, stressed firm determination to overcome abject poverty to ensure winning the battle against poverty alleviation.
 
Jan.16, 2019
 
Chinese police have nabbed 36 suspects in a series of fraud cases targeting middle-aged and elderly people on the Internet, said the Ministry of Public Security (MPS) at a press conference on Jan. 15.
 
Jan.17, 2019
 
China hit back at a Canadian official's accusations of China over sentencing a Canadian drug smuggler to death on Jan. 16, saying the case must be handled in accordance with Chinese law since it happened in China.
 
Jan.18, 2019
 
A media group consisting of people from six countries praised the development and stability of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region after visiting the area. The Silk Road Celebrity China Tour was held from Jan. 9 to 16 in Xinjiang, with 12 media representatives from Egypt, Turkey, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka visiting Xinjiang locals as well as a vocational training center.
 
The media group said that the Chinese government's successful experience in governing Xinjiang deserves praise.
 
Jan.21, 2019
 
Legal aid institutions across China handled a total of 413,000 cases involving migrant workers, and 515,000 migrant workers benefitted from legal assistance, according to China's Ministry of Justice.
 
Jan.22, 2019
 
China's Spring Festival travel rush started on Jan. 21, unleashing the country's largest seasonal migration of people as families reunite for China's most important traditional holiday.
 
Jan.23, 2019
 
China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region has started offering bilingual options on government websites at all levels of administration in the region.
 
Jan.24, 2019
 
The civil affairs bureau of Fengtai District in Beijing launched China's first legal project aimed at protecting senior citizens' rights and interests.
 
The district government purchased legal services for the first batch of 200 senior citizens from October to January. The bureau said the project functioned as prevention before any losses were caused, which is more preemptive than the usual legal aid after infringement.
 
Jan.25, 2019
 
A reception was held on Jan. 24 for ethnic groups in Beijing ahead of the Spring Festival, the Chinese New Year.
 
Jan.28, 2019
 
The subsistence allowance in China’s rural areas exceeded the national poverty alleviation standard in 2018, according to Zhang Weixing, spokesman of China’s Ministry of Civil Affairs (MCA) at the press conference held on January 25th, 2019.
 
Jan.29, 2019
 
China Siyuan Foundation for Poverty Alleviation on Monday said it had spent over 250 million yuan (about 37 million U.S. dollars) to fight poverty in 2018.
 
Jan.30, 2019
 
China set up a total of 2,917 legal service centers at the county and district level and 39,380 legal service stations at the township level and in urban communities, Vice Minister of Justice Xiong Xuanguo said at a press conference on Jan. 29.
 
Jan.31, 2019
The photo exhibition on the 40th anniversary of China`s reform and opening-up, jointly held by Chinese Embassy in Lebanon and the Lebanese Academy of Fine Arts, opened in Beirut, Lebanon, on Jan. 30, 2019 and will last till Feb. 2.