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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 - 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
  3. News - China - GREEN MATTERS

    Worst air pollution results of year in China barely noticed by public

    Posted Dec 28th 2012, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... and cause lung cancer and other deadly diseases. Although the study, jointly released last week by Peking University's school of public health and Greenpeace East Asia, has shed some much needed light on a vitally important public health issue, it is worth noting that it is far from comprehensive enough to paint a full picture of the health risks posed by PM2.5 pollution. Air ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1113804/worst-air-pollution-results-year-china-barely-noticed-public
  4. News - China - SOCIAL WELFARE

    Teacher garners public sympathy after writing 'seditious' essays

    Posted Sep 17th 2012, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... Verna Yu verna.yu@scmp.com Chen Pingfu was left penniless after suffering a heart attack. His essays on how officials treat the poor led to charges- and public sympathy From teacher to enemy of the state If not for his heart attack in 2005, Chen Pingfu would still be a maths teacher, leading an ordinary life in Lanzhou, Gansu province. That misfortune was followed by several ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1038646/teacher-garners-public-sympathy-after-writing-seditious-essays
  5. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Beijing unveils blueprint to control health risks of toxic chemicals

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

    ... in the petrochemical, chemical and pharmaceutical industries, conducted by the ministry, found 40 per cent posed a severe threat to public health, the blueprint said. For instance, 23 per cent of the plants ... 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1155782/beijing-unveils-blueprint-control-health-risks-toxic-chemicals
  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. China's health care time bomb

    Posted Sep 16th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Li Yong-yan On March 30, an ambulance sped away from a hospital in Nanjiang county, Sichuan province. Twenty minutes later, it stopped on a deserted road. Four medics carried out a woman, barely alive, on a stretcher. With a heave, they dumped the patient ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/470492/chinas-health-care-time-bomb
  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 - POLITICS

    Vice-President Xi Jinping makes first public appearance for two weeks

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 12:00am by Keith Zhai

    ... out to put an end to rumours Xi Jinping puts the rumours to rest Vice-President Xi Jinping re-emerged onto the public stage in Beijing yesterday after a two-week absence that fuelled rumours ... as scheduled, standing outside in the sun underneath a banner showing the past four generations of communist leaders. "The vice-president looked in great health," said a professor ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1037969/vice-president-xi-jinping-makes-first-public-appearance-two-weeks
  10. News - China - CASE NOTES

    Lack of environmental public interest litigation in no one's best interest

    Posted Nov 08th 2012, 12:00am by Ng Tze Wei

    ... Ng Tze-wei If authorities want courts to resolve social conflict, environmental cases are a good start Public interest litigation is in everyone's best interest The absence from the latest draft amendments to the Environmental Protection Law (EPL) of a clause allowing public interest litigation has troubled many. Just this August, the Civil Procedure Law (CPL) was amended ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1077382/lack-environmental-public-interest-litigation-no-ones-best-interest

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