Tag Archives: China

“Commonalities” Raise Odds Of China Deal But U.S. Needs To Get Own House In Order

U.S. President Donald Trump and China President Xi Jinping shake hands at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing in 2017. Photographer: Qilai Shen/Bloomberg© 2019 Bloomberg Finance LP The latest round of high-stakes talks to resolve trade and economic disputes between the U.S. and China is scheduled to resume in Beijing on Feb. 14-15.… Read More »

China reports new African swine fever outbreaks in Shaanxi, Guizhou provinces

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s agriculture ministry said on Monday two new African swine fever outbreaks were reported in Shaanxi and Guizhou provinces. The new case in Shenmu city of Shaanxi province killed 19 of 33 pigs present on a farm, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said in a statement on its website. The… Read More »

China Reverses Ban on Rhino and Tiger Parts in Medicine, Worrying Activists

BEIJING — The Chinese government, reversing a 25-year ban, announced on Monday that it would allow the use of rhinoceros horns and tiger bones in medicine, a move that environmentalists described as a significant setback for efforts to protect the animals from extinction. The State Council, China’s cabinet, said in a policy directive that it… Read More »