"Although I don't sing myself, I am also very passionate about music, especially Chinese and Western opera," Mackerras said. "I think some people probably found it surprising that a Westerner should take so much interest in a kind of opera that sounds very strange to Western ears."
"Patients can have access to new drugs and equipment from overseas at lower prices, so I believe they will spend much less in the hospital than going overseas for treatment," said Li Lanjuan, president of Boao Super Hospital and a member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering. "The hospital will not only meet demand from Chinese patients but also some international patients, such as those from Southeast Asian countries," Li said.
The native of Lyuliang, Shanxi province, and his colleagues would arrive back at their hotel at about 7 pm every evening, and then rush to send details of violations or illegal behavior to the Ministry of Environmental Protection by 9 pm. After that, they scoured complaints submitted to local authorities, looking for clues to potential irregularities, and then selected the companies they would inspect the following day.
Teams have spent the past year rigorously checking implementation of environmental regulations, as Hou Liqiang reports.
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BEIJING - An official with the State Administration of Cultural Heritage (SACH) Monday warned against security loopholes at many heritage sites and vowed to enhance law enforcement.