China's internet regulator said on Saturday that search engines should tighten management of paid-for ads in search results, making clear which results are paid-for and limiting their numbers. Chinese regulators last month imposed limits on the number of lucrative healthcare adverts carried by Baidu Inc following the death of a student who underwent an experimental cancer treatment which he found using China's biggest internet search engine. Wei Zexi, 21, died in April of a rare form of cancer, and the case sparked widespread public anger.
The health of Lee Kuan Yew, the founding father of modern Singapore, has deteriorated further and he remains critically ill in intensive care, the prime minister's office said on Wednesday. Singapore's first prime minister Lee, 91, has been in hospital with severe pneumonia since Feb. 5. “Lee Kuan Yew remains critically ill in the ICU and has deteriorated further,” the government statement said, without giving further details. The update follows Tuesday's announcement that Lee's health had worsened due to an infection.