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Updated: 2013-09-27 06:59

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Photo: A panda cub nicknamed Yuan Zai practices crawling at the Taipei Zoo. The female cub, born on July 6, is the first baby of giant pandas Tuan Tuan and Yuan Yuan, which were given as goodwill gifts to Taiwan by the Chinese mainland in 2008.

Bilingual: 'Needle risk' over beauty treatments

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence says growing numbers of people are injecting tanning agents, dermal fillers and Botox at home and in salons, and some are lax about hygiene. Sharing needles can spread blood-borne diseases like HIV and hepatitis C.

Buzzword: Title inflation is the practice of assigning a more impressive-sounding name to a job position, usually without providing additional responsibilities, resources, or benefits.

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Life in China: Behind rows of tall buildings, there is an urban village where densely built houses abut on the narrow alleys. Residents in the urban village come from different provinces and places. Since lighting is not good, many houses have to turn on the lights during the day. Roads and streets are like tunnels, and the narrowest points are only half a meter wide. Despite the poor living condition, migrant workers and Beijing drifters still prefer to rent in the village, which is much cheaper than apartments.


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(China Daily USA 09/27/2013 page2)