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Dearth of Stem Cell Donors Make 20 Chinese Canadians Suffer

Stem Cell Donors

Yvonne Song, who is suffering from aplastic anemia, is in need of stem cell transplant. She is waiting for a stem cell match and is one of around 20 Chinese-Canadians who are waiting for the same.

In order to make an appeal to the Canadians, so that they may come forward to donate stem cell and bone marrow, she shared her story at First Markham Place on Saturday.

Doctors in China Practicing Bee Therapy

Bee Therapy

Bee therapy is considered a panacea to treat various kinds of diseases, according to the doctors in China. The results of the therapy have been remarkable. It has been practiced in China for more than 3,000 years.

Doctor Zhang, who is a traditional medicine practitioner at Beijing's Kang Tai clinic, affirmed that the results of bee therapy speak for themselves.

BPhone Now Available for $570

BPhone Now Available for $570

For all those who are confused about which smartphone to purchase, a trip to China might just end up benefitting you a lot as a local manufacturer has managed to combine the netbook and smartphone, and the result has been an interesting one - the BPhone.

China Opts Strict Taxes for Reducing the Number of Smokers

China Opts Strict Taxes for Reducing the Number of Smokers

About 30% of the most populated country’s citizens, which is equal to the entire population of US, comprises of smokers. For moving down from this status, taxes in China have slapped the smokers with a higher and stricter tax amount of 300%.

China Proclaims to Keep Exchange Rates Unchanged

China Proclaims to Keep Exchange Rates Unchanged

After turning down US's suggestions on raising the value of the exchange rate for enhancing balance in the global economy, China has been expressing its confidence in keeping Yuan Stable, since Friday.

China Starts Stock Index Futures Trade from April 16

China Starts Stock Index Futures Trade from April 16

The Chinese economy is planning to start with its trading of stock- index futures from April 16. Its equity market has been witnessing a terrible performance since the beginning of this year.

Child Mortality Rate Higher in Rural Areas than Urban

Child Mortality Rate Higher in Rural Areas than Urban

As per a study conducted in China, children who are born in country side are three times more prone to die before they turned 5.

The researchers said in a paper published on Friday in the Lancet, that pneumonia, birth asphyxia, and pre-term labor barriers were the foremost reasons of casualty in kids under 5.

Vancouver Group Urges Chinese-Canadian Couples to Stop Serving Shark Fin Soups

Vancouver Group Urges Chinese-Canadian Couples to Stop Serving Shark Fin Soups

Shark is being hunted to an extent to be called an extinct creature lately. A Vancouver group called Shark Truth is urging the Chinese – Canadian couples to get their wedding menu changed and strike off the shark fin soup from the menu. This drive has been initiated in order to save the endangered creature from being hunted.

China Unicom Aims at Enhancing 3G Customer Base in 2010

China Unicom Aims at Enhancing 3G Customer Base in 2010

In view of a major discouragement hitting the company in its fourth-quarter results, China Unicom is now focusing on enhancing its 3G customer base, this year. It considers this expansion as big source of growth.

PetroChina Reports 9.7% Dip in Profit

PetroChina Reports 9.7% Dip in Profit

On Thursday, PetroChina Co., China's biggest-listed oil company, said that in 2009, its net profit dropped 9.7% as lower oil prices hit income. However, its 2010 end results could benefit from enhanced production and higher energy prices.

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