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  • Women's Day Gynecological Check-Up Special Offer

     

    Having a yearly gynecological exam is an important aspect of responsible preventive health care and ensuring your physical and reproductive well-being.In fact, problems are often first found through an annual exam. Every woman should be aware that diseases such as breast, cervical and ovarian cancerhave few obvious symptoms, and earlier detection increases chances for survival.Please Note:Offer valid fromMarch 4, 2017-March 31, 2017Acceptable forms of payment are:cash, credit cards.Email:info@re

  • China Overtakes the Eurozone as World's Largest Bank System

     

    source: rt.comNew analysis by the Financial Times shows China's banking system has overtaken the eurozone to become the world’s biggest by assets. The status reflects the country’s increasing global influence and its reliance on growth driven by debt.According to FT, China’s GDP surpassed the EU’s in 2011 at market exchange rates, but its banking system did not take over the top spot until the end of last year.That lag was fuelled by an extraordinary increase in bank lending since 2008 w

  • "Green Car" Sales Slump in China After Subsidies are Cut

     

    source: dailycaller.comChinese electric car sales fell 74 percent the month after subsidies were cut, according to data released by the country’s auto association.Sales of Chinese plug-in hybrids and fuel-cell cars dropped 74 percent in Januarycompared to the previous year,according to Bloomberg. China cut green car subsidies by20 percent following several scandals,according to reports by thestate-controlled Global Times.The Chinese government has formally accusedmore than 20 car companiesof il

  • Graphic Kids Sex Education Book Divides Opinion in China

     

    source: mothership.sgHow should schools explain the birds and the bees to kids? That was one of the topics buzzing online in China last week.A post on microblogging website Weibo last Tuesday (Feb. 28), by a Chinese mother from Hangzhou complaining about the blunt language and graphic illustrations in a primary school enrichment book on sex education her child brought home, has sparked a lively debate on Chinese social media.“Do primary two students start to learn this now? Is it really okay to

  • China to Spend 7% More on Military This Year

     

    source: upi.comChina's parliament on Saturday announced the country will increase its military spending by 7 percent in 2017.Ahead of Sunday's annual National People's Congress, parliamentannounced China's smallest increase to its military spendingin seven years and the second consecutive year below 10 percent.Premier Li Keqiang will announce the precise figure for the country's military spending when he addresses the National People's Congress.National People's Congr

  • "Cut" Logan Movie Still Scores Big in China

     

    source: variety.comDespite being cut by 14 minutes, “Logan” and Hugh Jackman dominated the Chinesebox officethis weekend. Hollywood films accounted for the top eight chart places, including “TheLego Batman Movie” which failed to excite.It scored $48.0 million, giving a cumulative of $48.9 million including previews, according to data from Ent Group. (20th Century Fox reported $46.3 million.) Tracking showed that the film opened with 85,000 screenings on Friday, with that patternboosted to so

  • Will China be the First Country to Discover Aliens?

     

    source: dailygalaxy.comThis past September, China put on the ear phones and flipped the ON switch for the world's largest, most powerful radio telescope nestled in a vast, bowl-shaped valley in the mountainous southwestern province of Guizhou. The unrivaled precision of the FAST telescope will allow astronomers to survey the Milky Way and other galaxies and detect faint pulsars, and work as a powerful ground station for future space missions. With a dish the size of 30 football fields, FAST,

  • Chinese Official Calls for Easing of Internet Censorship

     

    source: dailycaller.comA senior government adviserslammed China’s internet censorship practices, arguing that such restrictions prevent social and economic development.Luo Fuhe is vice chairman of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) and executive vice chairman of the Democratic Progressive Party, which is independent of the state and the ruling Communist Party of China in name only. His verbal assault on the infamous Great Firewall of China, part of the much larger G

  • China Calls for a Fund to Fight Animal Poaching in Namibia

     

    source: newsghanna.comAn official from the Chinese Embassy in Namibia on Thursday called upon Chinese local community to set up a Wildlife Protection Fund in Namibia to sponsor wildlife projects.Charge d’Affaires ad interim Li Nan said this at a seminar held in Windhoek aimed to raise awareness about wildlife protection, a day ahead of the World Wildlife Day on Friday.At the event Li said that the embassy would donate 200,000 Namibian dollars (15,200 U.S. dollars) to Namibia’s Environment Mini

  • Delivery Boy Who Became China's Third Richest Man

     

    source: tribune.com.pkChina’s courier company, S FExpress’sdebut on the stock market on Friday increased its founder’s net worth by US$2 billion a day.Starting the company in 1993 with less US$20, 000 on him, Wang Wei operated from a street shop in the working-class neighbourhood of Mong Kok in Hong Kong. He is now the third richest man in China, right behind property guru Wang Jianlin and tech-mogul Jack Ma of Alibaba.Wei, who has a 68 per cent stake, launched the company on the stock exchan

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