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Death Penalty: “He Deserved It!”

June 7, 2011


Yao Jiaxin, a junior at Xi’an Conservatory of Music, who was sentenced to death for intentional homicide, was executed today. On the night of October 22, 2010, while driving in his own sedan, Yao hit and injured Zhang Miao, a 26-year old mother who was riding an electric bike. As he saw that Zhang was […]

Organs for Sale?: Controversy over New Driver’s License Policy

May 10, 2011


China expects to build a comprehensive organ donation system by the end of 2011. As part of this plan, drivers in China will be given an option to register voluntarily as organ donors when they apply for the driver’s license, according to the Deputy Minister of Health, Mr. Huang Jiefu, in an interview on April […]