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  1. News - China - POLITICS

    China to set up food and drug agency after safety scandals

    Posted Mar 04th 2013, 12:00am by ZHUANG PINGHUI

    ... Zhuang Pinghui pinghui.zhuang@scmp.com NPC poised to follow US example and approve a single agency for food and drug regulation to protect health and restore consumer confidence Action to end food safety scandals Beijing will create a single agency to deal with food and drug regulation after recent scandals involving everything from tainted milk to recycled "gutter" ...

  2. Lifestyle - Books - POLITICS

    Book review: Humboldt: Life on America's Marijuana Frontier, by Emily Brady

    Posted Jul 07th 2013, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... to begin their journey to the bottle, in Humboldt, the marijuana harvest goes on behind high fences and locked gates, and up dusty roads. The harvest of America's favourite illegal drug ...

  3. News - China - POLITICS

    China reshuffles ministries in bid to streamline government

    Posted Mar 10th 2013, 12:27pm by Associated Press in Beijing

    ... will be split, its regulatory responsibilities going to the Transport Ministry and its operations to a commercial entity. The food and drug agency will see a boost in authority to try to end the safety ... and other nations around the East and South China Seas. The food and drug administration is being elevated in status to ministry level to give it added powers in hopes of improving enforcement ...

  4. News - China - POLITICS

    Number of ministries expected to be reduced, streamlined by State Council

    Posted Mar 10th 2013, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... to oversee food and drug safety to avoid overlap and blind spots, streamlining a complex regulatory system that has failed to prevent a series of scandals over contaminated food and fake medicines. ...

  5. News - China - POLITICS

    Guo Shengkun may be named public security minister in March

    Posted Dec 27th 2012, 12:00am by LAURA ZHOU

    ... as party chief of the Ministry of Public Security in a report on China News Service's website about a nationwide crackdown on drunk driving and drug driving. The report did not say when he ...

  6. News - China - POLITICS

    Anhui governor Li Bin tipped to be health minister

    Posted Mar 07th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... with another vice-minister, Yin Li, a contender to head the upgraded State Food and Drug Administration, which will be detached from the Ministry of Health and become a ministry-level agency after ...

  7. News - China - POLITICS

    Naming of Guo Shengkun as security minister divides opinion

    Posted Dec 29th 2012, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... about a crackdown on drink-driving and drug-driving as the party chief of the Ministry of Public Security. The 58-year-old former Guangxi party chief spent more than two decades in state-owned ...

  8. News - China - POLITICS

    Daunting tasks await new Taiwanese premier Jiang Yi-huah

    Posted Feb 08th 2013, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... is demanding Taiwan open its market to American pork, which contains residue of a leanness-enhancing drug that is banned in Taiwan. Jiang must also deal with hot-button issues ...

  9. News - Asia - POLITICS

    By-election highlights discontent in Singapore

    Posted Jan 25th 2013, 05:13pm

    ... Others include last year’s arrest of the civil defence chief and the head of the police anti-drug unit on corruption charges. “They have tried to address citizens’ concerns on the hot-button ...



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