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  1. News - China - SOCIETY

    Health care costs still a heavy burden for mainlanders, says health minister

    Posted Jan 08th 2013, 12:00am by ZHUANG PINGHUI

    ... Zhuang Pinghui pinghui.zhuang@scmp.com Despite four years of reforms and HK$1.4 trillion in government funding, citizens' medical bills remain too heavy, health minister tells conference Health-care costs remain too expensive Health care is still too expensive on the mainland despite almost four years of reform, Health Minister Dr Chen Zhu said yesterday. At the annual ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1122452/health-care-costs-still-heavy-burden-mainlanders-says-health-minister
  2. Comment - Blogs

    China news round-up: Mental health law enters into effect, Chen Guangcheng's family harassed

    Posted May 01st 2013, 06:52am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler Civil Society Beijing News* Two Foxconn workers commit suicide. Radio Free Asia As of Wednesday, Xinjiang cell phone users have to register with real names. China Digital Times Censorship instructions forbade reporting on bird flu panic, Xiamen riot, parts of the  Red Cross scandal. Xinhua New mental health law enters into force  on Wednesday. Exiled dissident ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/blogs/article/1227283/china-news-round-mental-health-law-enters-effect-chen-guangchengs
  3. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Beijing unveils blueprint to control health risks of toxic chemicals

    Posted Feb 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... Li Jing jing.li@scmp.com For first time, policy blueprint links pollution to rising health threats in industrial areas Beijing admits 'cancer link to toxic chemicals' The central government has unveiled its first blueprint to control the environmental and health risks of toxic chemicals, and for the first time officially acknowledged the existence of "cancer ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1155782/beijing-unveils-blueprint-control-health-risks-toxic-chemicals
  4. Business - Money

    Asia's health care boom is here to stay

    Posted Jan 14th 2013, 12:00am by Carl Berrisford

    ... Carl Berrisford moneypost@scmp.com Asian health care services look to be a good bet, writes Carl Berrisford There's gold in them ills For those who find it nerve-racking trying to time share markets, why not choose a powerful investing theme that is sure to run for decades, and buy and hold? For example, Asian health care. The sector is recession proof and growing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/markets-investing/article/1125646/asias-health-care-boom-here-stay
  5. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Northern China on health alert as smog worsens

    Posted Jan 13th 2013, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao in Beijing jiangtao.shi@scmp.com Pollution levels off the scale in Beijing, and with no wind, conditions could get even worse Health alert as choking smog worsens in north ... pollution data published hourly on Twitter showed the level of health-threatening PM2.5- or particles smaller than 2.5 microns- had reached 886 micrograms per cubic metre at 8pm. Its Air Quality ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1126724/northern-china-health-alert-smog-worsens
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China needs incentives for environmental health and safety

    Posted Oct 24th 2012, 12:00am by Henry Miller

    ... Henry Miller Henry Miller says China can beef up its health and environmental policies as the West did A safety culture rests on the right incentives China's environmental authorities ... on the river bottom. The toxic sediment will eventually be dredged. Such threats to health and the environment are common in China. The water in as many as half of the country's rivers and lakes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1068062/china-needs-incentives-environmental-health-and-safety
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China's health spending reform an encouraging sign

    Posted Sep 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... SCMP Editorial Health spending plan a good sign Important policy announcements tend to dry up as the mainland prepares for a once-in-a-decade leadership change. It is good to see that health care for the nation's 1.3 billion people is an exception. The Ministry of Health has announced a 30 to 40 per cent increase in health spending as a proportion of GDP by 2020, raising ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1033076/chinas-health-spending-reform-encouraging-sign
  8. News - China - POLITICS

    Xi Jinping to attend China-Asean Expo in bid to fight health rumours

    Posted Sep 17th 2012, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Vice-President will take part in this week's China-Asean Expo in a bid to finally end speculation over his health and political status China's leader-in-waiting Xi Jinping will attend the upcoming 9th China-Asean Expo, in what appears to be a move to further allay speculation over his health and uncertainties over this autumn's leadership transition. Vice-President ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1038654/xi-jinping-attend-china-asean-expo-bid-fight-health-rumours
  9. News - China - CRIME

    Pingnan county killings put focus on mental health of migrant workers

    Posted Sep 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... Li Jing jing.li@scmp.com Killings put focus on plight of migrant workers The suspect who killed three children and injured another 13 in a machete attack on Friday in Pingnan county, Guangxi is a frustrated young migrant worker who had just returned home, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1043359/pingnan-county-killings-put-focus-mental-health-migrant-workers
  10. Sport - Racing

    Chiefs wary, despite rude health

    Posted Jul 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com Behind the scenes at the Jockey Club, there is the laudably circumspect view that turnover increases should not be taken for granted heading into an uncertain economic future, despite racking up a third successive signific ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/racing/article/1007074/chiefs-wary-despite-rude-health

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