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 »

Harvard research reveals Coke’s fingerprints on health policy in China

A complex network of research funding, institutional ties, and personal influence allowed Coca-Cola, through connections with a nonprofit group, to exert substantial influence over obesity science and policy solutions in China, nudging government policy into alignment with the company’s corporate interests, a Harvard study has found. Professor Susan Greenhalgh’s study reveals not just efforts by… Read More »

China reports new outbreaks of African swine fever in Jiangxi, Yunnan, Sichuan and Shanghai

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Four new outbreaks of African swine fever have been reported in China’s provinces of Jiangxi, Yunnan and Sichuan as well as the municipality of Shanghai, the agriculture ministry said on Saturday. Ten pigs had died from the disease and 10 others had fallen ill on a farm with 150 hogs in the… Read More »