Pollution - the Price China Pays for Prosperity

The air quality in China's cities is abysmal - so bad that the Japanese firm Panasonic is to pay its expatriate staff a "pollution premium" for living there. With public anger growing, Premier Li Keqiang has told the National People's Congress that China's model of economic growth is "unsustainable". Plus, what can the West do to promote economic reform in Ukraine, and should companies in the US be forced to pay their staff when they work overtime?

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