HEALTH

 

Tobacco Consumption in China Falls



CHINA , HEALTH, EAST MEETS WEST June 23, 2016


In a victory for Government health policies, tobacco consumption in China has fallen for the first time in over 20 years. The Financial Times reports that there's been a fall of 2.4%, although the Chinese market remains enormous,...

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China Bans Booze from Official Banquets



CHINA , HEALTH June 21, 2016


China's banned booze from official banquets. The Central Commission for Discipline in China became suspicious of a province drinking excessively during official meetings, thats according to China Daily. After sending a team of i...

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China Recommends Halving Meat Eating



CHINA , HEALTH, FOOD, CULTURE June 21, 2016


Chinese citizens have been advised to cut their meat consumption by half. The Health Ministry's new plan has the potential to reduce Carbon Dioxide emissions by a billion tonnes over the next fifteen years. The Guardian rep...

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Victory in China's War on Pollution



CHINA , HEALTH June 21, 2016


In a significant victory for their declared 'War on Pollution', the Chinese government has successfully sued the environmental protection agency in Shandong Province. The legal battle came after the agency was accused of all...

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China Spends 10 Billion in Five Years to Protect Natural Forests



CHINA , HEALTH June 14, 2016


China invested a whopping 89.8 billion yuan (around 10 billion British pounds) to conserve its natural forest resources from 2011 to 2015, a government report revealed today. With the huge investment, China has put 1.08 million s...

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