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Archive for May 24th, 2010

Beijing Smog Check Day 9 (May 24, 2010)-China Smog

Posted by w_thames_the_d on May 24, 2010

Another shot of the skyline, you can search for others to see the effects of pollution in Bejing.

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China Keeping an Eye out for the ‘Crazies’…

Posted by w_thames_the_d on May 24, 2010

Mental patients on watch list after attacks at schools

Zhang Jingfang (center) keeps an eye out for unusual behavior at her community. [Zou Hong / China Daily]

Some Beijing communities are starting to keep a closer watch on psychiatric patients, following reports that a mentally ill person was responsible for one of the five attacks on children in schools and kindergartens in recent months.

A man named Yang, who killed one student and an elderly man at a primary school in Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region on April 12, was diagnosed with a mental illness in 2008.

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