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Photo: Workers install electronic surveillance equipment to monitor migratory birds along Qinghai Lake, the largest saltwater lake in China. More than 100,000 birds gather at the lake from the south every year. The monitoring system will check for epidemics and help with environmental protection efforts.
Bilingual: Retirement has a detrimental impact on mental and physical health, a new study has found. The study, published by the Institute of Economic Affairs, a United Kingdom-based think tank, found that retirement results in a "drastic decline in health" in the medium and long term. The institute said the study suggests people should work longer years for health as well as economic reasons.
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News talk: Li Keqiang will begin his first overseas trip as premier, a tour that will take him to India, Pakistan, Switzerland and Germany. What message could be conveyed from his visit? Why will Li make India the first stop of his foreign tour? What are your expectations for Li's visit?
Blog: A record number of students will graduate from college this year, but finding a job has become a tough task.
(China Daily 05/18/2013 page2)