China has issued a plan on implementing pilot reforms in Shenzhen. It aims to build the city into a demonstration area of socialism with Chinese characteristics in the next five years. A list of 40 measures has been released, which will grant Shenzhen greater autonomy in the reform of important areas and key links, according to Xinhua. Over half of the measures would require adjustments to existing laws and regulations.
马上学：Pilot作形容词表示“试点的”，如pilot project (试点项目)。其实我们常见到pilot可作名词，表示“飞行员”，如fighter pilot (战斗机飞行员)。Demonstration表示“示范”，此外还可表示“证明、示威游行”。
China vows to strengthen the crackdown on illegal behavior intended for blackmail, including staged crash fraud, according to a guideline issued by the Supreme People’s Court on Oct 14. Staged crash fraud, which refers to deliberately crashing a car to claim compensation, has been a problem of concern to the people. Acts that meet the relating provisions of the Criminal Law shall be punished as the crime of fraud, according to the guideline.
China will ban the production of mercury thermometers and sphygmomanometers nationwide starting in 2026, according to a recent statement issued by National Medical Products Administration. China was among the first to sign the Minamata Convention on Mercury — a global treaty adopted in 2013 to protect the environment from the adverse effect of mercury, named after Minamata, Japan, where the release of mercury into industrial wastewater poisoned thousands of people.