Soybean Imports Revive Fears About GM Food

Although China’s push for genetically modified food was undermined last year by controversy over the use of children in GM golden rice trials, the Ministry of Agriculture recently approved the import of three more strains...

China Sets Sights on S. American Resources

As China cements its diplomatic and economic ties to Argentina and Uruguay, the country is looking to secure long-term supplies of natural resources from Latin America. From UPI: Between 2000 and 2005 China represented nearly 40...

Tofu Politics

China’s appetite for Brazilian-grown soy beans is helping soy farmers there to flourish, but government officials want China to do more than just buy raw materials: President Hu Jintao hasn’t come through on a...

China’s World: Partnering with the Giant

Public Radio International and the BBC have teamed up to produce a special radio program called “China’s World.” The first installment, “Partnering with the Giant,” examines China’s...



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