A poultry sample in south China has tested positive for H7N9 virus, the country's agriculture authority said on Monday.The avian flu virus, which has so far led to the deaths of 36 people nationwide, was detected in a sample of chicken...Show More Summary
Fiji’s military ruler said Sunday he would meet Beijing’s leaders in China this month, a week after unveiling an official trip to Russia, as he looks beyond strained regional ties in the South Pacific. Voreqe Bainimarama has been banned from Australia and New Zealand since seizing control in a 2006 coup. His announcement that he [...]
Kim Traynor A senior official in China has urged Chinese tourists to improve their behavior, the South China Morning Post reports. Vice-Premier Wang Yang said the "breeding" of some Chinese tourists leaves something to be desired and...Show More Summary
South African soybean futures advanced to a four-week high. ||| Cape Town - South African soybean futures advanced to a four-week high after prices in the US, the world’s biggest producer, rose after a bulk purchase by China, the largest soybean importer. Show More Summary
The South China Morning Post reports: Ten rights lawyers petitioned a key National People's Congress commission yesterday, calling for legitimising same-sex marriage on the mainland, ahead of today's annual International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia. Show More Summary
The southern Chinese city of Guangzhou has partially suspended the export of live poultry to neighbouring Hong Kong after bird flu was identified in a nearby market, according to South China Morning Post.
A 10-year-old boy died due to the H1N1 strain of bird flu, and over 60 other children were infected with the disease, at a school last week in the Guangxi autonomous region in southern China, possibly due to a cheap consignment of live chickens sold in the local village 10 days earlier. Show More Summary
(KIRUNA, Sweden) — Arctic states agreed Wednesday to let nations that are located nowhere near the Earth’s north to become observers to their diplomatic council, boosting rising economic powers China, India and South Korea, which are seeking to mine the region for its untapped energy and other natural resources. Show More Summary
It's hard to say what's more interesting about this video in which a CNN reporter tours the New South China Mall, the largest mall in the world when it was built five years ago, now a deserted ghost-mall. On the one had, there's the "eerie urban landscape" of the mall itself, and on the other, [...]
A high school student in Henan province was arrested on Monday under suspicion of hiring hitmen to kill his father and 20 year old sister who "had given him too much pressure in study," according to the South China Morning Post. [ more › ]
While most consider the Middle-East a hot-bed of geopolitical risk (prone to flare at any moment), it seems hot money flows and territorial disputes are rapidly turning the South China Sea into a powder-keg. As Japan vs China is offShow More Summary
This morning's key headlines from GenerationalDynamics.com Pope Francis canonizes 800 Otranto 'martyrs' of Ottoman army Taiwan sends warships into South China Sea near Philippines Suicide rates increasing substantially among BoomersShow More Summary
China is starting to emerge as a force to be reckoned with when it comes to new smartphones that are easy on the pocket, and they do seem to offer some decent competition to the makes and models from South [...] Like It, +1, Tweet It, Pin It Original content from Ubergizmo.
Hull modules for the huge container ships are being built in Shandong and delivered by barge to South Korea' Daewoo Shipbuiding yard. Twenty of the ships, which can each carry 18,
Scientists said Wednesday that flu infections were rising among pigs raised for slaughter on farms in south and southeastern China, also plagued by bird flu.And the risk of spillover to humans was "constant or growing", according toShow More Summary
This morning's key headlines from GenerationalDynamics.com Generational Dynamics World View is back! Taliban promises bloodbath during Saturday's Pakistan elections New South China Sea confrontation between China and Philippines Syrian...Show More Summary
Tensions have flared in the already-plenty-tense-thank-you-very-much South China Sea after a Philippines coast guard vessel allegedly opened fire on a Taiwanese fishing boat in disputed waters, killing a 65 year old man. [ more › ]
(TAIPEI, Taiwan) - The shooting death of a Taiwanese fisherman by the Philippine coast guard has become the latest incident to roil tensions over territorial disputes in and around the South China Sea, with Taipei calling Friday for Manila to apologize for the shooting. Show More Summary
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's Hyundai Motor Co is considering building a fourth car plant in China, its vice chairman said on Friday, as it seeks to increase production overseas to counter the effect of a firm local currency coupled with a falling ye...
South Korea's 8City isn't the only project making waves these days for its phallic form: the under-construction People's Daily newspaper headquarters in Beijing has become a thing of Photoshop jokes on Sina Weibo, China's version of Twitter. When complete, the...