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Theresa May writes to Xi Jinping to Strengthen Trade



BUSINESS, EAST MEETS WEST August 16, 2016


UK Prime Minister Theresa May has written to Chinese President Xi Jinping, to express her desire to see strengthening trade ties between the two countries. The letter follows the British government's controversial and u...

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Wildlife Activists In China Call For Total Ivory Ban



BUSINESS, CHINA August 15, 2016


(Photo: African Elephant, Pixabay)  Wildlife activists in China have called for a total ban on Ivory in the country in the next two years.  The Chinese outpost of the World Wildlife Fund have expressed the view that if...

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McDonald's Urged to Ban Antibiotic-treated Animals



BUSINESS, HEALTH August 12, 2016


Campaigners are urging McDonald's to cease its use of antibiotic-treated animal products.  Scientists claim treating livestock with antibiotics is breeding drug-resistant superbugs. The fast food giant, which operates ...

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Foxconn eyes Sharp in $3.8bn Deal



BUSINESS, CHINA August 12, 2016


Foxconn - the Chinese technology giant famed for manufacturing Apple's iPhone - is set to buy Japanese Sharp in a $3.8 billion deal. Sharp has been struggling in recent years and is not currently profitable. However, it has parti...

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China set to get a flavour of frozen



BUSINESS August 11, 2016


Iceland Foods UK has spent 12 months working on a project to export a selection of frozen products to China. The project began in August last year after Iceland International were approached about the possibili...

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