Notice Concerning Implementing the “Publications Management Regulations”

The “Publications Management Regulations” (hereafter simply named Regulations” have been promulgated by the State Council, and take effect on 1 February 1997. This is a large matter in the construction of our country’s publishing legal system, and has an extremely important significance for strengthening and improving publishing management work, stimulating all levels’ administrative press and publications management departments to administer according to the law, guaranteeing the citizen’s exercise of their right to freedom of publication according to the law, protecting the lawful rights and interests of publishing, printing and distribution work units and professionals  of books, newspapers, periodicals, audiovisual and electronic publications, and letting Socialist publishing undertakings develop and flourish. In order to guarantee that the “Regulations” is completely and correctly implemented, all levels’ administrative press and publications management departments must give it high regard, and realistically perform relevant work. To this end, the following matters are notified: Continue reading

Cultural Undertaking Development “Ninth Five-Year Plan” and Long-term Prospects and Objectives for 2010 Outline

According to the spirit of our country’s “Ninth Five-Year Plan on National Economy and Social Development and Long-term Prospects and Objectives for 2010″, the “Cultural Undertaking Development “Ninth Five-Year Plan” and Long-term Prospects and Objectives for 2010 Outline” is formulated, and has already undergone further revision and completion according to the spirit of the 6th Plenary of the 14th Party Congress, and submitted for discussion and revision in the national cultural office (bureau) chief meeting held in Beijing from 20 until 22 January. Now, the “Cultural Undertaking Development “Ninth Five-Year Plan” and Long-term Prospects and Objectives for 2010 Outline” examined and approved by the ministerial Party Committee and explained by vice-Minister Li Yuanchao, is printed and issued to you. Please arrange work in your localities and entities according to the spirit of the “Outline”, integrating the cultural work reality of your localities, strive hard to smoothly complete all items, objectives and tasks put forward in the “Outline”, and make our country’s social culture undertakings flourish and develop.

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