Author Archives: Jiahui Li

‘Medical Waste’ Umbilical Cords Saves 800 Patients

Many expectant mothers are advised to store their umbilical blood, but in the delivery room the blood from umbilical cords is often treated as medical waste. The Beijing City Umbilical Cord Blood Bank said umbilical cord blood is recognized as a valuable biological resource...


Tiger Temple a Reminder of the Need for Animal Protection

All 137 tigers remaining in Thailand’s infamous “tiger temple” are being removed by Thailand’s Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation. The relocation comes despite the objection of the abbot and monks. The first five tigers were removed overnight by wildlife officials on...


Smoking Rate of Vocational High School Up to 25%

2016 World No Tobacco Day is coming, the city center for disease prevention and control released a report on the use of tobacco of students. Report showed that, although in ten years the city’s elementary and middle school students smoking rate has declined, but...




Ministry Deploys AMBER Tech to Aid in Child Rescue

China is deploying its own version of AMBER Alert, the child abduction alert system developed in the US in 1996 that has thwarted hundreds of abductions. The new system is administered by the Ministry of Public Security and enables police to deliver messages about...


Online Shops Awash in ‘Fake’ Honey

China’s demand for honey is skyrocketing as nutrition experts sing its health benefits. But many of the exotic honeys available online, such as rose, honeysuckle and snow lotus, are being collected in regions where source flowers do not exist or from flowers that are...


Old Plane Tickets Can be Used to Activate Stolen Credit Cards

Sealed credit card envelopes might not be as safe as most people imagine. A man surnamed Li in Chengdu was recently defrauded 50,000 yuan when a thief made off with his unopened credit card and an old airplane ticket. Li was contacted by the...


Chinese Buyers Push Up Cost of Canadian Homes

The price of single-family homes in Vancouver shot up 30 percent during the past year, according to the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver. The average price of a single house reached CA $1.4 million in April. Peter Routledge, a financial analyst at the...