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  1. Dangers stemmed, and not before time

    Posted Jan 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... cells that remain the subject of research and clinical trials elsewhere. There must be more basic health-care objectives to be achieved than making a cash cow out of an unproven therapy. A year ... Since free-market reforms 20 years ago that brought an end to free health care, the mainland's medical system has developed a reputation for underperforming and overcharging, ...

  2. Freedom of speech put to brutal test

    Posted Mar 15th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Wen Jiabao defended China's record on free speech. At his press conference, the premier spoke of how he felt frustrated and saddened by the problems faced by ordinary Chinese people in health care, education and housing. Mr Wen also talked about the freedom of speech guaranteed to every citizen by the constitution. However, for the petitioners who managed to breach the tight ...

  3. Beijing jobs plea for HK doctors

    Posted Feb 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... training for health-care executives after authority chairman Anthony Wu Ting-yuk met Minister of Public Health, Dr Chen Zhu this month. ... hospitals in Beijing could hire Hong Kong doctors as advisers so that they could establish a career outside the public hospital hierarchy and help improve the quality of health care on the mainland. ...

  4. A growing concern

    Posted Sep 17th 2007, 12:00am by Jane Moir

    ... cent of all health-care spending on the mainland, with the public paying the remaining 62 per cent out of their own pockets. 'The [health] system is already being fully used, it's ... with our health-care system,' he said. Professor Wu, also director of the Centre for Evidence-based Medicine at Peking University's Health Science Centre, cited a rise in obesity-related ...

  5. Cleaning up murky financial waters

    Posted Apr 12th 2006, 12:00am by Hu Shuli

    ... be easier for Beijing to take bolder moves on worthy causes like education, public health, social security and environmental protection. Some critics hold that the current inadequacy of public services in China is merely the symptom of an underdeveloped economy, and that future economic growth will naturally take care of the deficiencies. I cannot agree. After years of rapid economic ...

  6. Highways, homes rise from stimulus funds

    Posted May 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Martin Zhou

    ... the deputy finance minister, was quoted by China News Agency as saying yesterday. The spending has led to the completion of 445 kilometres of highway and 650,000 affordable-home starts, the NDRC report said. Other results included 245 new power substations in rural areas and progress on 6,500 grassroots health-care projects. All in all, fixed-asset investments picked up in the first ...

  7. The great leap backward

    Posted Nov 25th 2010, 12:00am by David Eimer

    ... for health care, education and overpriced apartments, the mainland will remain a state-driven, export-orientated economy. The lack of any new policies designed specifically to address the challenges ... But Cameron need not have been so worried about the reaction to his speech. All the evidence suggests that Beijing no longer really cares what the West thinks about its political system, or of the way ...

  8. Time for Tsang to live up to high expectations

    Posted Apr 10th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on many different fronts, from health care reform to combating pollution. But the heaviest responsibility resting on the shoulders of Mr Tsang is to ensure the continued success of the 'one country, two systems' concept. One lesson we have learned during the first 10 years since Hong Kong's return to China is that the chief executive's job is not an easy one. He stands ...

  9. Letters

    Posted Nov 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... 50 years, the world's population has doubled. There are a number of reasons for this. Thanks to improvements in food production technology and health care, more babies survive and people ... capital's filthy air The central government must do something to improve the air quality in Beijing as the pollution levels may have a serious effect on the health of the residents of the capital. ...

  10. Rise of 'the mortgage class' tests Beijing

    Posted Jun 08th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in society and tends to focus on narrowly defined issues that directly threaten their livelihood or quality of life, such as the environment, education and health care. 'I think these were very ... health, but they also have a political and economic impact and that's an exciting indicator of what I call the power shift from the authorities to the people,' Mr Xiao said. The Xiamen ...




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