China bans North Korean iron, seafood imports following UN sanctions

China bans North Korean iron, seafood imports following UN sanctions

China will halt iron, iron ore and seafood imports from North Korea starting Monday, following through on new UN sanctions after US pressure for Beijing to strong arm Pyongyang over its ally’s nuclear programme. The decision was announced on Monday after days of increasingly bellicose rhetoric between US President Donald Trump and Kim Jong-Un’s regime, which has raised international alarm about where the crisis is headed. Beijing had pledged to fully enforce the latest sanctions after the United States accused China of not doing enough to rein in its neighbour,…

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Furniture China to Create a Milestone with “Dizzying” New Changes in 2017

Furniture China to Create a Milestone with “Dizzying” New Changes in 2017

Following 10 months of preparation, the 23rd China International Furniture Expo (abbr. Furniture China 2017) and the 2nd Maison Shanghai, co-hosted by China National Furniture Association (CFNA) and Shanghai UBM Sinoexpo Int’l Exhibition Co., Ltd., will return on 12-15 September 2017 at Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC) and Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center (SWEECC) in Pudong Shanghai, China. During the four-day exhibition, the organizers are going to present nicely thousands of new furniture products from a total of 3,500 exhibitors in the two venues, covering nearly 350,000 square meters in exhibition areas. Together with more…

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China Confirms Human Bird Flu Case in Guizhou Province

China Confirms Human Bird Flu Case in Guizhou Province

Health authorities in the southern Chinese province of Guizhou have confirmed a new human case of H7N9 avian influenza, state radio said, bringing the total number of human infections of the highly pathogenic strain to 19 this winter. The 49-year old man, who is a chicken trader, was being treated in hospital in Qiannan prefecture, the report said on Sunday. The local authorities were taking precautions to try and prevent the infection from spreading, the report said. A total of 19 people have been infected with bird flu in China…

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China Uncovers 500,000 Food Safety Violations in Nine Months

China Uncovers 500,000 Food Safety Violations in Nine Months

China, rocked in recent years by a series of food safety scandals, uncovered as many as half a million illegal food safety violations in the first three quarters of the year, an official said. Chinese officials have unearthed a series of recent food health scandals, including rice contaminated with heavy metals, the use of recycled “gutter oil” in restaurants as well as the sale of baby formula containing lethal amounts of the industrial chemical melamine in 2008. Bi Jingquan, the head of the China Food and Drug Administration, told the…

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Bird Flu Infects 7 People in China This Month, Killing Two

Bird Flu Infects 7 People in China This Month, Killing Two

China has reported at least seven cases of bird flu in humans across the country this month, including two deaths, as authorities take steps to guard against an outbreak. Five cases of H7N9 bird flu infections have been diagnosed in central Anhui province since Dec. 8, and two people have died, state media reported. In Shanghai, officials said this week that a man was diagnosed with H7N9 and is being treated in a city hospital. Another case has been reported in Xiamen in coastal Fujian province, where poultry sales have…

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China Says Probing Didi, Uber Deal on Antitrust Concerns

China Says Probing Didi, Uber Deal on Antitrust Concerns

China’s commerce ministry is investigating the planned acquisition by ride-hailing firm Didi Chuxing of US rival Uber’s China unit over anti-monopoly concerns, the ministry’s spokesman said on Friday. Shen Danyang told reporters the Ministry of Commerce would look to protect fair market competition and consumer interests in the deal, which will create a roughly $35 billion (roughly Rs. 2,33,870 crores) giant dominating China’s car-hailing market. A representative for Uber could not be reached immediately for comment. A Didi spokeswoman said: “We are in communication with the authorities.” It is unclear…

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Heart Disease Epidemic Will Rise in China: Study

Heart Disease Epidemic Will Rise in China: Study

China is facing an epidemic of heart disease brought on by a shift toward the Western lifestyle, and researchers said Monday the trend shows no sign of slowing down. The findings in the August 15 edition of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology are based on the first large study of its kind to analyze a range of risk factors in China over multiple decades. Heart disease has been on the rise in China over the past 20 years, with more and more people experiencing high blood pressure,…

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Qualcomm Files 17 New Lawsuits in China Courts In opposition to Telephone Maker Meizu

Qualcomm Files 17 New Lawsuits in China Courts In opposition to Telephone Maker Meizu

Qualcomm Inc has filed 17 fresh Lawsuits in China Towards Meizu Generation Co, stepping up its struggle with the Chinese language Cellphone maker after the 2 were unable to reach a licensing accord inside the US tech massive’s largest market. The patent infringement Lawsuits via Qualcomm, submitted to intellectual property courts in Beijing and Shanghai on Thursday, mark the second one time in a week it has taken legal action In opposition to Meizu, certainly one of China’s pinnacle 10 handset providers. It filed its first complaint in Beijing closing…

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China sets Up global Quantum Communications community

China sets Up global Quantum Communications community

China has all started organising quantum communications networks in several cities, and is currently building a 1,000-km quantum communications line connecting Beijing and Shanghai. primarily based at the standards of quantum physics, quantum conversation provides a brand new manner to system facts, including encoding, storage, transmission and logic operations, in addition to the proper manipulation of photons, atoms and different microscopic particles, the human beings’s each day mentioned on Tuesday. “historically, relaxed encryption and transmission of statistics is depending on complicated algorithms,” said Pan Jianwei, a chinese language quantum scientist…

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China, India Face huge intellectual health Burden: study

China, India Face huge intellectual health Burden: study

China and India are home to greater than a third of people with intellectual illness, however best a tiny fraction of them receive scientific help, in line with research launched today posted in clinical magazine The Lancet and The Lancet Psychiatry to mark the release of the China-India mental health Alliance. There are greater people inside the global’s most populous nations coping with intellectual, neurological and substance use issues than in all high-income nations blended, the research located. That burden will become tons heavier in coming decades, particularly in India,…

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