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Cancer Most Lethal Illness in China Last Year – Xinhua

From Xinhua via China Daily: Cancer was the most lethal illness in China in 2006, the Ministry of Health revealed on Monday. Cancer topped the list of ten most lethal diseases for urban residents in China last year, followed by cerebrovascular disease and heart disease, according to a survey by the ministry in 30 cities […]

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China’s Coal Resources Blatantly Wasted – Xinhua

From China Daily: The “recovery rate” for China’s coal resources is only 30 percent, less than half the world’s average, according to the 2007 Energy Blue Paper recently released by the Social Sciences Publishing House. “To produce one ton of coal in China, we consume five to 20 tons of coal resources. In developed countries, […]

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Internet Too Expensive For Most Chinese – CRI

From China Daily: A World Bank report released on Monday reports Chinese netizens spend an average of 83.5 yuan (US$10.8) on the internet every month, more than 10 percent of their monthly income. But the high prices prevent many Chinese people from using the internet, which has become the domain of the rich. Some expert […]

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Rules Banning Human Organs Trade Go Into Effect – Xinhua

From China Daily: China’s first set of regulations on human organ transplant, which prohibits organizations and individuals from trading human organs in any form, went into effect on Tuesday. Any doctor found to be involved in human organ trade will have their practitioner license revoked, according to the regulations issued by the State Council, China’s […]

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Airport Adopts New Security Rule On Liquid – Xin Dingding

From China Daily: Passengers taking international flights from the Beijing Capital International Airport during the May Day holiday should arrive at the airport at least 2 hours before departure because of extended security checks. A new rule starts today, limiting passengers to carrying no more than 1 liter of liquid in their hand luggage. The […]

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