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A quarantine hotel in Quanzhou, Fujian Province, collapsed on March 7, killing 29 of the 71 people trapped inside.

As public outrage mounts over illegal spycams and infringement on privacy rights, experts are calling on China to zoom in on the issue with clearer laws and stricter penalties

The Covid-19 outbreak has prompted calls for local governments to renovate and upgrade their wet markets, still vital sources of fresh produce for city residents, that have since come under fire for their poor sanitary conditions and management

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The fatal stabbing of a doctor who prescribed TCM drug Xingnaojing to an elderly patient has led to scrutiny and doubts as to its effectiveness

Does the culture of drinking to excess at official functions to curry favor both from above and below help governance run more smoothly, or is it a corrupting influence on the institution?

A survey on rural poverty by the National Bureau of Statistics shows that the number of poverty-stricken people in rural areas, defined as those with a net annual income of less than 2,300 yuan (US$338) per capita, had declined by 66.8 percent to 5.51 million by the end of 2019, with the poverty ratio, those in poverty as a percentage of total population, dropping to 0.6 percent.