Central Government News
- Later hotel check-out time gets mixed reception
Some city hotels have agreed to later check-out time from this week, while others are worried the practice may adversely affect arriving guests.
- Newly employed in urban areas hit 7.57 mln
New employment positions filled in China's urban areas hit 7.57 million in the first eight months of 2009, Yin Weimin, minister of human resources and social security, said Wednesday.
- Chinese VP underscores steady rural development
Vice Premier Hui Liangyu has urged more efforts to ensure grain production and improve rural livelihoods to ensure fast and steady rural development.
- China to continue birth control policy: VP
Chinese Vice Premier Li Keqiang stressed Monday the importance of continuing the family-planning policy and keeping a low fertility rate in order to ensure economic development and people's livelihood.
- CPC Central Committee to convene key plenary session in mid-Sept.
The Fourth Plenary Session of the 17th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) is to be held from Sept. 15 to 18 this year, according to a statement issued Tuesday after a meeting of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee.
- China training police officers as helicopter pilots
Thirteen public security officers have entered a training camp at the Tianjin-based Civil Aviation University of China to learn to fly helicopters.
- Central gov't to issue RMB treasury bonds in HK
China's Ministry of Finance (MOF) said Tuesday that it planned to issue 6 billion yuan (US$878.5 million) worth of Renminbi (RMB) treasury bonds in Hong Kong on Sept. 28.
- China issues 1st warrant for A/H1N1 flu vaccination
China has issued its first warrant for mass inoculation with domestic A/H1N1 flu vaccine, the first country in the world to do so, Health Minister Chen Zhu said Tuesday.
- China stresses A/H1N1 prevention, control
China vows to strengthen the prevention and control of the A/H1N1 flu virus in the run-up to the National Day celebrations, amid fears that the situation will worsen through autumn.
- China puts US$146b on environment
China has spent nearly 1 trillion yuan (146 billion U.S. dollars) on ecological conservation and environmental protection over the past decade, a senior official told an international seminar on ecological compensation held Sunday in northwest China.
- Wen calls on teachers to do a good job
Ahead of the 25th Teacher's Day which falls on September 10, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao has called on teachers across the country to enhance their teaching standards and do a good job.
- China builds security 'moat' around capital
China will launch a project joined by seven municipalities, provinces and an autonomous region to build a security "moat" to keep its capital city safe during the People's Republic's 60th National Day celebrations.
- China targets bribers in fight against corruption
China's judiciary agencies have extended focus of corruption targets to bribe givers, as prosecutors expanded a blacklist of bribers to all industries to uproot corruption.
- Vice premier stresses coal mine supervision, work safety
Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Dejiang has said efforts should be made to improve work safety nationwide, in a move to create a stable work safety environment for the 60th anniversary of the founding of New China and relatively fast and steady economic development.
- 7.3 mln doses of A/H1N1 vaccine ordered for home use
The Chinese government Friday ordered 7.3 million doses of A(H1N1) flu vaccine from domestic pharmaceutical companies Sinovac and Hualan, the first firms to receive production licenses.
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