Month: May 2013

Where China’s Pigs Will Come From

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/05/30/us-usa-smithfield-ractopamine-analysis-idUSBRE94T03520130530 When Smithfield Foods Inc. quietly weaned the first of its pigs off the controversial feed additive ractopamine last year, it may have helped open the door for a Chinese counterpart to acquire the world’s largest hog producer. Used for…

Chinese-Tibetan Clash Over Minerals and Ancient Lands

As many as 5,000 Tibetans have protested against Chinese mining operations at a site considered sacred by local residents, drawing a large security force to the area and prompting fears of clashes, according to Tibetan sources this week. The protest…

13 year-old Handcuffed

13-year-old Paraded

http://www.chinasmack.com/2013/stories/girl-paraded-in-handcuffs-for-splashing-water-on-government-car.html 2013 April 6th, Guizhou province Hezhang county Kele town Party Secretary Yuan Zehong had an altercation because a female minor, Rao Yao (13 years old), accidentally spilled water on a town government car. The town’s Deputy Mayor got out…

Working In China After Kaesong

ORIGINALLY POSTED IN N.E.A.T. As reported by DailyNK and NKNews: http://www.dailynk.com/korean/read.php?cataId=nk00100&num=99871 The number of North Korean citizens entering South Korea is set to decline by 20% year-on-year in 2013, according to new data released by the Ministry of Unification in…

Guinea Pigs For Bird Flu

http://www.emaxhealth.com/2/94/32065/biological-warfare-bacteria-hope-new-antibiotics.html

http://www.nti.org/gsn/article/chinese-scientists-boosts-avian-flus-contagiousness-mammals Chinese scientists have modified avian influenza to spread rapidly through the air between guinea pigs by incorporating genetic material from a human version of the virus, the journal Science reported last week. The team created 127 H5N1 bird flu…