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China Vows Action on Pork Crisis – BBC

From BBC News: The Chinese government has said it will take urgent steps to keep pork affordable, following big rises in the price of the staple meat. China is the world’s largest consumer of pork, which is used in many traditional dishes. But widespread disease and the rising cost of raising live pigs have pushed […]

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Demolitions Spark Outrage in Historic Beijing – AFP (Updated)

From AFP via ChannelnewsAsia: The demolition of a supposedly protected section of Beijing’s old city began this week, triggering renewed outrage over the demise of the Chinese capital’s historic courtyards and alleyways. The homes in Beijing’s Dongsi Batiao are being razed to make way for a new residential development, crystallising the plight of the narrow […]

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Taiwan Simulates Attack from Rival China – Peter Enav

From AP: Six Taiwanese jet fighters touched down on a highway in central Taiwan Tuesday, as the island responded to a simulated attack from rival China at the start of three days of extensive war games. This year’s annual Hankuang (Chinese Glory) military exercises come with President Chen Shui-bian entering the last year of his […]

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Airbus Industries Kicks off Construction of China Plant – AFP

From AFP via the China Post: Airbus Industries held a ceremony Tuesday marking the start of construction of an assembly plant near the north Chinese port city of Tianjin, its first plane factory outside of Europe. The Airbus A320 assembly line in the Tianjin Binhai New Area is expected to start operating in August next […]

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