Sunday, May 16, 2010

VOANews: Five News Stories about China

Study: Indoor Pollution Kills 2.2 Million Young Chinese
Officials say materials manufactured using lethal toxins increase indoor pollution, killing 5-10 times more than outdoor pollution

Traditional Asian Dragon Boats Race in Washington
Approximately two-thirds of crews at DC race are in "fun" category of teams who primarily participate in just one festival a year

China Stocks Slide on Property Curbs
Fears about the impact of European debt also caused a slide in the Shanghai Compostie Index

Hong Kong Democrats Win Bittersweet Election Victory
Democracy advocates take 80 percent of the vote, including five whose resignation triggered by-elections

Chinese People and Government Struggle Over Land Rights
Land seizures intended to build a modern society might be tearing down the foundation of Chinese society