Abandoned Steel Mills Threaten Public Health

Falling prices, weak demand and mounting debt in China’s steel industry have led to a series of closures and mergers in recent years, leaving many mills abandoned. At China Dialogue, Gao Shengke reports that health risks...

Inside China’s “Cancer Villages”

The Guardian’s Jonathan Kaiman talks to residents of some of China’s hundreds of “cancer villages” about the obstacles to their efforts to seek redress: Yanglingang residents count their home as one of...

Xinhua: Shops for farmers

From Xinhua: The principle of respecting local situations and choosing proper strategies must be stuck to in the push to improve farmers’ consumption, says an article in People’s Daily. An excerpt follows: The topic of boosting rural consumption has been much talked about this year. A number of provinces imposed the specific aim of setting […]

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