HEALTH

 

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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Motivational Coal Walk ends in Burns



THAT'S ODD, HEALTH June 27, 2016


A US Motivational speech has backfired, after a walk on hot coals ended in multiple burns. Sky News reports that Tony Robbins had been talking in Dallas, when he encouraged his followers to conquer their fears and undertake the c...

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China set to become the Greenest Country in the World?



TECHNOLOGY, CHINA , HEALTH June 23, 2016


China is set become the world's largest source of sustainable energy.  That's according to a new report, suggesting the country could potentially create a third of it's energy from wind turbines. The study published in the...

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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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