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Living in Germany: Currywurst still favourite food

Germans love a good sausage, particularly if it’s covered in a reddish sauce and served with crinkly chips, known as Currywurst.

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Health in China: Obesity in Children skyrockets in a decade

About 13.3 percent of local children are overweight and 6.5 percent are obese, according to a newly released survey […]

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Living in China: 60% of Chinese mainland white collar workers over-fatigued

The condition of Chinese white-collar workers on the mainland has received a bad prognosis with 60 percent over-fatigued and 76 percent in sub-health […]

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Living in China: Shanghai’s AIDS cases increase fivefold since 2005

The number of known AIDS victims among people holding Shanghai residency has increased more than fivefold since 2005, according to a report released recently […]

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Living in China: “Feeling tired” biggest complaint of Shanghai office workers

Feeling tired is the top complaint of local office workers, followed by worries over their jobs and emotional problems, according to an online survey. Covering 405 employees aged between 25 and 40 in Shanghai earning over 5,000 yuan (US$731) a month, the survey is the first in the city to study office workers’ lives and barriers to their satisfaction, said the organizers, consultant Nielsen Company (Shanghai) Ltd and the local branch of Cerebos, producer of BRAND’S health products […]

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Living in China: Shanghai breast cancer rates highest in China

Shanghai has the highest incidence of breast cancer in China. More than 60 in every 100,000 women in the city contract the disease. About 6.4 percent of those who do are under 35 years old. “The incidence of breast cancer is rising in China due to the changing lifestyle, the increasing pace of life and rising pressure,” said Dr Shao Zhimin from the Shanghai Tumor Hospital […]