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China’s exploding meth market

Chinese factories are pumping out crystal methamphetamine to eager buyers across the Asia Pacific. As Tara Joseph reports, organized crime rings are making millions of dollars from the trade every year, fueling drugs use across the region.

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Deepdreaming China

DeepDream by Google, initially codenamed “Inception” after the Nolan film, is a computer vision program that uses a convolutional neural network to enhance patterns in …

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China’s drugs watchdog struggles as senior staff lured away by industry

Officers from Shanghai Food and Drug Administration conduct a seizure at Husi Food factory in Shanghai July 20, 2014. A watchdog closed Shanghai Husi Food Co Ltd, a local unit of OSI, and seized meat products suspected of being beyond their expiration date, according to a statement on Monday from the Shanghai Municipal Food and Drug Administration. Picture taken July 20, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer (CHINA - Tags: FOOD BUSINESS) CHINA OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN CHINA - RTR3ZGF9
Officers from Shanghai Food and Drug Administration conduct a seizure at Husi Food factory in Shanghai July 20, 2014. A watchdog closed Shanghai Husi Food Co Ltd, a local unit of OSI, and seized meat products suspected of being beyond their expiration date, according to a statement on Monday from the Shanghai Municipal Food and Drug Administration. Picture taken July 20, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer (CHINA – Tags: FOOD BUSINESS) CHINA OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN CHINA – RTR3ZGF9

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Promises of higher salaries and greater freedom at work are luring officials from China’s high-profile drugs watchdog to the companies they had regulated, a  blow just as the country looks to tighten oversight and drive innovation.

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A Student’s Death Exposes the Chaos of China’s Medical System, Exacerbated by Baidu Search Engine

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Wei Zexi talks about his aspiration to live. Image: YouTube

“I do not want to die. I haven’t seen the result after 21 years of struggle and effort, and I still dream of seeing this world,” Wei Zexi said in a short video before his death. “I cannot imagine how my parents would carry on with their lives, if I were to die.”

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