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Updated: 2013-02-07 07:28
( China Daily)

Building a really green city

Comment on "Beijing vows cleaner air" (China Daily, Jan 23)

A lot more has to be done to restore the environment. And clean air is the most important part of the environment. China has spent billions of yuan to prevent sandstorms. It has to spend even more to have cleaner air.

A truly great city must be clean and green. Stricter laws must be enforced to make Beijing a healthy place to live in. I hope Beijing catches up with other clean and green cities across the world. The road is tough but not impossible.

Kevin, on China Daily website

Stop unhealthy habit of waste

Comment on "Scientist wants food waste criminalized" (China Daily, Jan 25)

As a scientist who has worked on food production in the arid regions of the United States, I am shocked to see the amount of food being wasted at dinners in China. On my first visit to China in 1977, I could not even buy snacks in Nanjing Road in Shanghai without a food ration coupon. The extent to which China has changed since then is unbelievable.

Today tons of food is wasted on dinner tables. The "culture" of ordering excess food in China is nothing but a cheap attempt to impress guests at dinner, which has to change.

B.S. Goh, on China Daily website

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(China Daily 02/07/2013 page9)

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