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Sun Foreign StaffBEIJING - One morning this spring, a handful of government workers in camouflage fatigues and yellow hard hats marched to No. 99 Full Blossom Lane, mounted the roof of a Buddhist temple dating to the 1600s and began swinging away with pickaxes. For a...
Sun Foreign StaffBEIJING - For all the challenges the Chinese Communist Party has faced since opening the nation to the world a quarter-century ago, only the emergence of a strange new disease known as SARS has managed to expose so many of the government's flaws - and...
Tags: Hospitals and Clinics, Hu Jintao, Protest, Mass Media, Disasters
Times Staff WriterThe week before China finally confessed the truth about the extent of the deadly pneumonia-like outbreak within its borders, some students in elite universities were already staring the epidemic in the eye. "There was total chaos. It felt like the end of...
Special to SunSpotMaryland companies doing business in China are expressing concern about the SARS epidemic and how it will affect international commerce. Corporations from around the state sold $138 million in products and services to China last year, according to the...
Associated PressBEIJING -- China's president said he is confident that the country will "gain victory" over SARS as the government announced yesterday its lowest daily increase in the number of deaths from the illness -- two. China also has created a "rapid reaction...
Sun Foreign StaffBEIJING - As the United States and Great Britain lobby other members of the United Nations Security Council to support strong measures against Iraq, China has remained publicly ambiguous about its position - a stance pleasing so far for the Bush...
Tags: England, National Security, Jiang Zemin, Defense, Iraq
Special To The SunHONG KONG - Amid signs that the world's first SARS outbreak might have run its course, a leading World Health Organization official warned yesterday that detecting any recurrence of the pneumonia-like disease next winter will pose an entirely new set of...
From Wire ReportsHONG KONG - In a striking example of how far and fast a virus can be carried in an era of international jet travel, health officials here announced last night that a man infected with a new respiratory disease had flown from Hong Kong to Munich, Germany;...
Special To The SunBEIJING - A team of World Health Organization experts said yesterday that China has underreported the number of residents affected by the new respiratory illness SARS. Other WHO officials said scientists have confirmed the identity of the virus that...
Sun Foreign StaffBEIJING - Ignoring government pleas to stay, Wei Jisheng fled Beijing on a sold-out train last week, jamming himself in among hundreds of other migrant workers packed like so many standing sardines for a 19-hour trip to remote northeast China. In this...
From Wire ReportsGENEVA - Citing a sudden ebb in the SARS epidemic in Toronto, the World Health Organization lifted yesterday its week-old advisory urging people to delay unnecessary travel to the city because of the highly infectious respiratory illness. But in Asia,...
Sun Foreign StaffBEIJING - In a rare admission of serious mistakes, the Chinese government fired the minister of health and the mayor of Beijing yesterday for their early mishandling of the respiratory disease known as SARS, canceled a national weeklong holiday and...
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