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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Beijing must make fighting pollution its priority

    Posted Mar 11th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... it was supportive of pro-consumption expenditures like social security, health care and education. After all, consumers cannot be expected to increase discretionary spending if they are building personal savings for health care, education and their old age. In his final work report, Wen delivered a special warning to the country's new leaders on the environmental consequences of unsustainable ...

  2. Pollution taking a toll on children's health

    Posted Jul 30th 2010, 12:00am by Cesar Chelala

    ... in public health by improving access to health care and tackling infectious diseases, with remarkably good results. The average life expectancy is now 71.8 years, up from 35 in 1949, while ... facilities on the mainland has increased by 82 per cent and the number of health staff by 88 per cent. But, in spite of these improvements, significant challenges for maternal and child health care ...

  3. Public services sidelined by growth, say scholars

    Posted Jun 19th 2006, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... education and health care- the main causes of the soaring number of street protests on the mainland. 'The change in roles [required by administrative reform] means the government must deal ... public services to address rising social discontent, a leading legal scholar has urged. Jiang Ping, a former president of the China University of Political Science and Law, said the prolonged ...

  4. The high cost of an economic miracle

    Posted Aug 04th 2006, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... of 'economic losses' caused by sulfur dioxide emissions, estimated at about 510 billion yuan last year, but health care costs are a key part. A study by Fudan University's School of Public Health said air pollution was costing Shanghai alone more than 8 billion yuan a year in health care costs. Additional reporting by Lillian Yang ...

  5. Results

    Posted Jul 24th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Holdings, China Grand Forestry Green Resources Group, China HealthCare Holdings, China Jin Hui Mining Corporation, China Sci-Tech Holdings, China Solar Energy Holdings, Chinese People Holdings, ...

  6. Very healthy job prospects

    Posted Jul 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... As told to Chiu Po-sze Public health focuses on populations, promoting health, preventing disease and providing good health care. It is a very diverse sector and people often specialise in one area- promotion, health service management, global or environmental health. The Hong Kong government is a major potential employer of public health graduates. The Department of Health, ...

  7. Balanced growth marks 5-year plan, Hu says

    Posted Jan 02nd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 'China... is prepared to further deepen reforms in education, health care, housing, public cultural services and enhance investment in people's livelihoods in the new year,' the commentary said. 'More attention... will be given to protecting the legal rights of China's vulnerable groups and ordinary workers, as well as fulfilling the general public's expectations ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    The rise of the tourist hordes

    Posted Apr 26th 2013, 12:00am by ELIZABETH BECKER

    ... industrial complexes. While few noticed, travel and tourism grew into a giant business sector and the world's largest employer- beating out health care, education and retail. At least one out ... be among tourism's early proponents. In late 1978, he gave five "direction talks" on the central role tourism might play in China's reform movement. For Deng, tourism ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Economies should learn from the best

    Posted Oct 02nd 2012, 12:00am by JEFFREY SACHS

    ... for cyclically adjusted budget balance. And all three take a basic precaution to keep their entitlement spending under control: a retirement age of at least 65. In an age of rising health-care costs, most high-income countries - Canada, the EU's Western economies and Japan - keep their total health-care costs below 12per cent of gross domestic product, with excellent health outcomes. ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Despite our problems, Hongkongers can take pride

    Posted Aug 26th 2012, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... an overloaded public health care system, medical help will be provided to locals and foreigners alike. We also have a wealth of unique strengths that we should be proud of. Our tax rate is among ... with the mainland are enormous. Whether people are happy with the place in which they live depends on a wide range of factors. The environment, job opportunities, cost of living, education, health care ...




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