Alexander Pato Set to Leave Tianjin FC After Quanjian Health Scandal

As its previous name suggests, the football club used to be managed by none other than the Tianjin-based ‘healthcare product empire’ Quanjian Group.

by Jonathan Zhong, 11 January 2019

Embattled Tianjin Health Company Probed for False Ads and Pyramid Schemes

A case has been filed against Quanjian for false advertising, exaggerating the efficacy of their products and organizing pyramid schemes.

by Jonathan Zhong, 04 January 2019

Tianjin Health Company Under Fire for Ad Claiming Cancer Cure

As of press time, multiple e-commerce platforms, including, Tmall and Taobao, have removed Quanjian’s products from their websites.

by Jonathan Zhong, 30 December 2018

Doctors Find Spider – and Web – Inside Dalian Man’s Ear

It's the stuff of nightmares: a spider spinning a super-tiny web in your ear.

by Nassir Ali, 07 September 2018

3-Legged Baby Successfully Operated on in Shanghai

Doctors successfully removed the extra limb but birth-defect rates in China are steadily on the rise.

by Daniel Plafker, 23 March 2018

New Book Sheds Light On China's Shady Healthcare Product Industry

An octogenarian's fight for the well-being of China's elders.

by Tristin Zhang, 11 October 2017

Ambulance Worker Demands Hongbao to Transport Sick Man in Guangzhou

It is currently unknown why the staff member asked for a hongbao, which has since been returned.

by Connor Frankhouser, 21 February 2017

Vaccine Shortages Stir Parental Panic In Guangdong

Anger is mounting over a shortage of vaccines in Guangdong province, with some parents heading to Hong Kong to have their children vaccinated.

by Matthew Bossons, 14 July 2016

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