HEALTH

 

Ikea branded 'arrogant' for not recalling faulty chests in China



CHINA , HEALTH July 11, 2016


People in China have lashed out at Ikea for being 'arrogant' over the resistance to recall faulty dressers.   The swedish company received widespread outrage over a line of dressers toppling in the U.S, leading to the deaths...

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China to Name and Shame Water Pollution



CHINA , HEALTH July 08, 2016


Air pollution is widely reported as being a serious problem in Chinese cities. It is less widely known that water pollution in parts of China is also at hazardous levels. The government's Ministry of Environmental Protection is n...

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Kick in the teeth for Chinese Tourist in New Zealand



CHINA , HEALTH July 06, 2016


A Chinese tourist received a kick in the teeth trying to smuggle an illegal item into New Zealand recently.  A woman's attempted to sneak a cow's tooth into the country at Queenstown Airport, and in doing so received a &poun...

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China considers revising law to improve red cross transparency



CHINA , HEALTH July 06, 2016


China's top legislature is considering revising the Red Cross Society Law for the first time since its implementation in 1993, in a move to enhance the organisation's operational transparency. A draft law has been subm...

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Pfizer to Create Biotech Hub in China



BUSINESS, HEALTH, EAST MEETS WEST June 28, 2016


Global pharmaceutical giant Pfizer is set to open a new biotech hub in Hangzhou. Bloomberg report that the $350 million facility will open by 2018, and will be Pfizer's first biotechnology centre in Asia. Meanwhile, Reuters sugg...

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