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  1. World Expo hands back sponsorship from tobacco firm

    Posted Jul 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... the move would be a major coup for anti-smoking activists on the mainland, who have been pressuring authorities to live up to their commitments to international health treaties. The Southern ... that the sponsorship was in breach of the World Health Organisation's Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, the South China Morning Post reported last week. China ratified the convention in 2005. ...

  2. Healthy Canadians still kept in isolation

    Posted May 06th 2009, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Zhaoxu defended the local health authority's actions, which he said had been done to 'protect public health'. 'The overseas students currently have normal temperatures, ...

  3. Warning on phone danger to children

    Posted Apr 05th 2008, 12:00am by Liz Gooch, Will Clem

    ... health concern', reported on the TechNewsWorld website, are based on a 14-month review of previous studies on the effects of mobile phone use published in medical publications ... Lai Ying-kit, Will Clem and Liz Gooch Evidence mounts on risk of mobiles Health officials have warned that children should avoid using mobile phones unnecessarily after an Australian study ...

  4. Health officials chastised after worker submits to risky surgery

    Posted Jul 30th 2009, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem in Shanghai Five health officials in Zhengzhou, Henan, had been reprimanded after a public outcry over a factory worker who was forced to have chest surgery to prove he developed ... of exposure Mr Zhang's case has received and the government's aggressive response suggest a growing awareness of long-running health and safety issues. Domestic media reports of Mr ...

  5. Ministry opens the books on state budget

    Posted Mar 21st 2009, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... increases are on the cards for public spending on social welfare, with health, education, science and technology, and public security also big winners. Defence is set to swell by 14.9 per cent, ... such as Shanghai lawyer Yan Yiming, who ran a high-profile campaign in January and February for government bookkeeping to become a matter of public record. However, the figures shed little light ...

  6. Therapy for injured Shanghai policemen

    Posted May 09th 2009, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... was not only important to maintain their own health, it would also guarantee the public's 'pressing need for a sense of security' was met, the paper quoted sources in the force ...

  7. Officials in Shanghai defend flu safeguards

    Posted May 05th 2009, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Local media carried stories aimed at reassuring a jumpy public, despite rising criticism online that the city's first line of defence had failed. Health officials boarded the AeroMexico ... on the only direct air link between the Central American nation and the mainland- and was given the all-clear by health officials. He did not leave the airport and boarded a China Eastern Airlines ...

  8. Shanghai smoking ban moves step closer

    Posted Oct 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... through state-sponsored media outlets yesterday flesh out proposals floated at a consultation forum last month. In a rare example of public participation in the lawmaking process on the mainland, ... campuses, not just indoor areas as originally proposed. 'Teachers should not smoke anywhere at a middle-school complex,' Liu said. 'Their public behaviour influences students. ...

  9. Ministry denies plan to drop hepatitis test

    Posted Aug 04th 2009, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem in Shanghai There was another twist to the furore over hepatitis B testing yesterday when a Ministry of Health spokesman denied there were plans to remove the virus from employment or education health checks. A Sichuan newspaper on Sunday quoted a health official as saying a policy directive was due to be released soon ordering the practice to be stopped because ...

  10. Premier's assurance fails to convince worried consumers

    Posted Mar 06th 2009, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... think those measures will have nothing to do with me,' she said. 'Our company mainly provides consulting services for foreign companies, so we are very dependent on the health ... friends seemed to see rays of hope when the government announced stimulus plans and the media put a positive spin on it for the public, but I'm more nervous. I'm still wondering how ...




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