AROUND one in six Chinese are made ill by the food they eat each year, experts told a food safety conference over the weekend. This figure includes illness caused by eating food contaminated by bacteria or parasites and food containing tainted ingredients, harmful additives or natural toxins. Some 15.3 percent of the population are afflicted [...]
HAIKOU, April 15 (Xinhua) — One of the 12 Chinese fishing boats has returned to port, nearly a week after they were harassed by the Philippine Navy in the Huangyan Island in the South China Sea. The Qiong-Qionghai 09099, a Hainan-registered fishing boat, returned to the Tanmen Port in Qionghai City in the island province [...]
BEIJING – Chinese central authorities' decision to investigate Bo Xilai's serious discipline violations has won wide support for safeguarding the rule of law as well as the purity of the Party. The Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee announced a decision Tuesday to suspend Bo's membership of the CPC Central Committee Political Bureau and [...]
Chinese UN Ambassador Li Baodong on Saturday warned against any attempt to create difficulties or make trouble for the mediation efforts of Kofi Annan, the UN and Arab League special envoy for Syria. The statement came as Li addressed the Security Council after the 15-member Council adopted a resolution to send an advance team of [...]
VLADIVOSTOK, April 15 (Xinhua) — Four warships from Russia's Pacific Fleet, as well as its support vessels, warplanes, helicopters and naval infantry, left Vladivostok Sunday for a joint exercise with Chinese navy. The Russian warships — the guided missile cruiser Varyag and three large antisubmarine, Marshal Shaposhnikov, Admiral Panteleyev and Admiral Vinogradov — are expected [...]
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