A number of special community treatment centres will be set up in Beijing and other major cities to help addicts kick their drug habits, as well as to combat HIV and AIDS, which is partially spread by reusing surgical needles.
Someone from the National Center of AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Disease Control and Prevention says addicts attending the clinics will be able to receive medical treatment and obtain clean needles, helping them lead a normal life.
The clinics have government support, including public security. More clinics are planned to open over the next five years.
China expects to give birth to its first virtual woman in March.
The First Medical University of the People"s Liberation Army and the Central China University of Science and Technology are working the virtual human replica.
Chinese scientists will complete a databank on the 19-year-old body structure, including blood vessels and nerve systems, by March.
A similar creation of a man is expected to be completed by the end of the year.
As a new product in the fields of life and information science, virtual humans will play a prominent role in sports, medicine, national defense, aerospace, film and car production.
Germany-based wireless telecommunication company Siemens has announced it is ready for cooperation with its Chinese counterpart in the next-generation wireless network.
A Siemens executive says the new generation network will be based on China"s homegrown 3G standards-based technology, TD-SCDMA.
It"s predicted there will be one TD-SCDMA license and 3 wideband CDMA or WCDMA licenses as part of Siemens market development in China.