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January 21, 2015 at 6:05 AM

Elderly care: Nonprofits have proved success

The article on Seattle firms’ development of senior housing in China [“Seattle firms export expertise on senior housing to China,” Business, Jan. 10] indicates that Chinese policymakers are depending on their expertise in building its long-term care (LTC) system. The question is what kind of system will give elderly Chinese and their families the…


Comments | More in Seniors | Topics: Baozhen Luo, China, housing

May 21, 2014 at 12:05 PM

North Korea building collapse partly leading to pressure on government

The Seattle Times published an informative article about an apartment building complex that collapsed in North Korea [“Pyongyang building collapse leaves many casualties,” Nation & World, May 18]. Officials are estimating that the death toll could be well into the hundreds, but an official count has not happened yet. This tragedy is a significant…


Comments | More in North Korea | Topics: Andrew Kennedy, building collapse, China

May 9, 2014 at 6:02 AM

Climate change: We have very important questions to ask ourselves

Thanks so much to The Seattle Times for its series this week on climate change [“Losing ground: The struggle to reduce CO2,” News, May 3]. This subject years ago moved from a hypothesis to a valid scientific theory, driven by facts and data. We, the human race, now find ourselves faced with some very…


Comments | More in Climate change | Topics: China, climate change, CO2

July 11, 2013 at 7:28 PM

Fossil fuels and global warming

China will get its coal somewhere The letters that I read in The Times bearing on the subject of coal trains advance the proposition that not exporting coal to China will have a positive effect on stemming global warming. [“Northwest Voices: Coal terminals and air pollution,” Opinion, July 10.] This is naive. If the United States…


Comments | More in Economy, Environment, Politics | Topics: biocarbon, carbon, carbon tax

March 23, 2013 at 7:03 AM

U.S. fur farmers account for demand in China

Alternatives to animal cruelty In response to the Seattle Times article regarding China buying mink raised in the United States for luxury wear [“Chinese love for mink warms U.S. ranchers,” Business, March 22]: It is 2013. We have electricity. Science has moved us forward and companies have created sub-zero[-ready] clothing and gear that does not use…


Comments | More in animals, Business, International trade | Topics: China, fur