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To tackle pollution, China to drop pursuit of growth at all costs

China will steer local governments away from the pursuit of economic growth at all costs and beef up their powers to punish polluters as part of a campaign to reverse the damage done by three decades of unchecked expansion.

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To tackle pollution, China to drop pursuit of growth at all costs

Source: Planet Ark, Mon November 18, 2013
China will steer local governments away from the pursuit of economic growth at all costs and beef up their powers to punish polluters as part of a campaign to reverse the damage done by three decades of unchecked expansion.

China, world’s largest emitter of greenhouse gasses, will tax carbon

Story contains video Source: , Wed February 20, 2013
China’s Ministry of Finance has announced that the country will levy a tax on carbon emissions, reports Xinhua.

Chinese police ‘smash’ trafficking gangs, frees 181

Source: BBC, Fri July 06, 2012
Chinese police have broken up two major child trafficking gangs and freed 181 children, officials say.

China to ban shark fin soup from official functions

Source: Washington Post, Tue July 03, 2012
Shark fin lovers attending an upcoming Chinese government soirée may be disappointed to find the delicacy off the menu.

Shark Fin Soup Off The Menu At China Luxury Hotels

Source: Forbes, Tue November 29, 2011
Somewhere deep in the Pacific Ocean, seventy million reef sharks are saying thank you in their own sharky language.

Shark Fin Soup Off The Menu At China Luxury Hotels

Source: Forbes, Tue November 29, 2011
Somewhere deep in the Pacific Ocean, seventy million reef sharks are saying thank you in their own sharky language.

China launches ban on smoking in public venues

Source: Terra Daily, Sun May 01, 2011
China launched a ban on smoking in restaurants, bars and other indoor public spaces on Sunday but few expect it to have much of an impact in the tobacco-hooked country with more than 300 million smokers.

Beijing lays out action plan to fight pollution

Source: Terra Daily, Thu April 21, 2011
Beijing -- one of the world's most polluted cities -- launched a five-year action plan on Tuesday that aims to improve the environment by phasing out coal-fired boilers and reducing bad air days.

China reaches panda ‘target’ number

Source: Terra Daily, Tue December 07, 2010
China says it has perfected the difficult task of getting giant pandas to reproduce in captivity, a step closer to reintroducing the bears into the wild.

China law enforcers ordered to make no-beating vow: report

Source: AFP, Tue November 16, 2010
Members of a controversial law enforcement force in a central Chinese city have been ordered to sign a pledge not to beat people up, state media reported Tuesday.

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