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Chinese scientists have successfully developed a new universal antibody drug that it is hoped could prevent people from contracting HIV, as well as treat the virus

To help persuade rural dwellers to give up the tradition of burying the deceased in tombs that take up valuable land in favor of cremation, officials are enlisting the help of trusted local feng shui practitioners

China has set new standards for English learning that aim to put an end to the days when students could pass a test, but not actually speak

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With the rise of celebrity culture, China’s private security industry is growing rapidly. Yet there are few regulations, and the sector is little understood, with many people equating the profession with what they see in a kung fu movie

A growing number of new mothers seek help from breastfeeding masseuses, but the service often causes more problems. China is now working to address the lack of professional advice to new mothers and to standardize the growing industry

As China vows to tackle its pervasive environmental pollution, the nationwide system of environmental inspections has been hailed as a real reform, although whether it can bring about systemic change remains to be seen