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Security reviews to be conducted on Chinas tech products

In light of recent world developments concerning the cyber space, the China State Internet Information Office on Thursday said that it will give a cyber security review to protect national security and public interest. The new policy aims...
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Kawasaki disease amongst Japans children might be linked to China winds

Researchers state that, the increasing incidents of Kawasaki disease amongst children in Japan might linked to winds coming in from Northeast China. The Mysterious Kawasaki disease was first documented in 1967, Japan and is known to mostly target...
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Shanghai top choice for migrant population

The Chinese city of Shanghai has been bestowed upon the title of – ‘most popular city’ for the floating population. A recent study conducted by Value Line, a Shanghai-based financial magazine. The astounding figures brought...
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300 firms exit Beijing in a bid to curb pollution.

China’s capital city of Beijing, is all set to pull out 300 polluting elements out of the city before October 2014. The move  has been taken  by the city authorities keeping in mind the increasing level of smog pollution in the city....
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China’s government to consider tax cut on imported electric vehicles.

The tax burden on imported electric vehicles in China is headed for some relief as the  government  considers to decrease the  tax  on  imported electric cars. The details of the decision made by the Chinese government remain under consideration....
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Japan government not to set power targets in summer

Residents of Tokyo, Japan have got some relief as the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry on May 16, 2014 said that it will not set the power saving targets during the summer. After the March 11, 2014 disaster, the government has set numerical...
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Families in China becoming smaller

The size of a family home in China is decreasing every day. A report on family development on May 14, 2014 said that while the number of people in a Chinese home is getting smaller, single-person households are increasing. It has been reported...
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PIL looking to ban plastic bags on trains, railway platforms in India

Indian Central Railway has been asked by the Bombay High Court to file a response to a Public Interest Litigation (PIL), which is looking for a direction to re-impose the ban on plastic bags which are available at platforms on the country’s...
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Chinese government defines criteria for haze pollution

Definitions for the conditions which qualify a day in China as having haze pollution have been announced by the country’s Ministry of Environmental Protection. The main indicator of haze pollution is PM2.5 particles and they have a...
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South Korean subways vulnerable to earthquakes

Out of the four oldest subway lines in Seoul, over one third of the tracks are reportedly vulnerable to earthquakes. With this in mind, there are rising concerns in the country when it comes to public safety, especially after a recent subway...