China Vice Premier Li Keqiang delivers a speech at the China Development Forum 2012 in Beijing on Sunday. Photo: Xinhua
Meanwhile, supporters of the clinic argued it had helped reduce the number of drug overdose deaths and rein in the spread of HIV-AIDS in Vancouver's Downtown East Side, a crime-ridden area near the centre of Canada's third-largest city.
The government planned to spend 956 billion won on boosting the nation's IT industry in 2012, up 2.1 percent from the previous year, according to the Ministry of Knowledge Economy.
Zhang Ligang, a lawyer with Bailian Law Office in Liaoning, said that laws are needed to regulate the tattoo industry, which is still largely ignored by the government.
The punishment isn't harsh, Yang's attorney Wang Shujing told the Xinhua reporter. Yang took bribes as a government official and the harshest punishment for taking bribes as a public servant could be death penalty.
Although most respondents to an online poll thought emigration by the rich has had a big impact on China, many disagreed that restrictions should be imposed to curb the phenomena.Regarding the question what's the impact of emigration by the rich, 84.63 percent of the 7,091 Internet users who replied said it has caused China to lose wealth, talent, taxation and consumption. Meanwhile, 36 percent opposed emigration by the rich.However, 52 percent said putting limits on emigration by the rich is unnecessary.