BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s agriculture ministry on Tuesday reported a new outbreak of African swine fever in the city of Huizhou in the southern province of Guangdong, which has killed 11 pigs on a farm of 90 pigs. China has already reported more than 90 cases of the incurable disease since it was first detected in the country in early August. Reporting by Muyu Xu and Ryan Woo; Editing by Christian Schmollinger … [Read more...] about New African swine fever outbreak reported in China’s Guangdong…
BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s confirms first African swine fever outbreak in Guangdong province, the agriculture ministry said on Wednesday The case, found in a slaughterhouse in the city of Zhuhai and killed 11 pigs, is the first outbreak of the highly contagious disease reported in the southern province China has reported some 90 cases of the deadly virus since early August Reporting by Hallie Gu and Tom Daly; Editing by Christian Schmollinger … [Read more...] about China reports first African swine fever outbreak in Guangdong province
This story is being published by POLITICO as part of a content partnership with the South China Morning Post. It originally appeared on scmp.com on Nov. 4, 2018. Guangzhou Seagull Kitchen and Bath Products, which relies on the U.S. market for over a third of its revenues, has been running its production lines in China around the clock for the past three months, according to its workers.Story Continued Below Uniformed employees outside its factory compound said they were working 12-hour shifts to expedite orders for early next year, making sure their tap handles arrive in the United States ahead of a scheduled tariff increase. The bathroom fixtures Seagull makes are on the list of $200 billion worth of Chinese products on which the U.S. imposed a 10 percent duty starting on Sept. 24, and which is set to rise to 25 percent on Jan. 1 if Beijing does not make trade concessions. “Many of us have to work rotating [12-hour] shifts from 8 p.m. to 8 a.m. or 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. each … [Read more...] about Trade war: Chinese exporters’ front-loading beats U.S. tariffs, but for how long?
Friday, November 02, 2018 by: Earl Garcia Tags: alternative medicine, disease treatments, fibrosis, goodhealth, lung disease, lung health, moxibustion, pulmonary fibrosis, respiratory health (Natural News) A traditional Chinese medicine therapy known as moxibustion might hold potential in disease management for patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), a study published in the African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines revealed. An entry posted on the Taking Charge website explained that moxibustion is a form of heat therapy that involves burning dried plant materials called moxa — usually made from the dried leafy material of Chinese mugwort — on or near the surface of the skin. The treatment aims to warm and invigorate the flow of Qi in the body and eliminate certain pathogenic influences, the article noted. A team of health experts from China’s premiere … [Read more...] about Moxibustion found to be a safe alternative treatment for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
Elaine Kurtenbach, Ap Business Writer Updated 2:39 am PDT, Friday, November 2, 2018 FILE - In this April 23, 2015 file photo, Jho Low, Director of the Jynwel Foundation, poses at the launch of the Global Daily website in Washington, D.C. The Justice Department on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018, charged the fugitive Malaysian financier in a money laundering and bribery scheme that pilfered billions of dollars from a Malaysian investment fund created to promote economic development projects in that country. The three-count indictment charges Low Taek Jho, who is also known as Jho Low, with misappropriating money from the state-owned fund and using it for bribes and kickbacks to foreign officials, to pay for luxury real estate, art and jewelry in the United States and to fund Hollywood movies, including "The Wolf of Wall Street." (Photo by Stuart Ramson/Invision for the United Nations Foundation/AP Images) less FILE - In this April 23, 2015 file photo, Jho Low, Director of the … [Read more...] about Malaysian wanted by US in 1MDB scandal says he’s innocent