Tag Archives: Xinhua

Chinese boy sells kidney for iPhone, iPad

Reuters Dawn BEIJING: Five people in southern China have been charged with intentional injury in the case of a Chinese teenager who sold a kidney so he could buy an iPhone and an iPad, the government-run Xinhua News Agency said … Continue reading

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China to Phase Out Prisoner Organ Donation

Laurie Burkitt Wall Street Journal BEIJING—China officials plan to phase out organ harvesting of death-row inmates, a move to overhaul a transplant system that has for years relied on prisoners and organ traffickers to serve those in need of transplants. … Continue reading

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China lead pollution poisons 160 children: report

Koh Gui Qing Reuters Lead emission from factories and the natural environment in China’s manufacturing heart of Guangdong has poisoned 160 children, Xinhua said on Sunday in the country’s latest case of unfettered industrial toxins. Children from Dongtang town in … Continue reading

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