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China detains five in US fast-food scandal

USA TODAY | Wed, 23 Jul 2014 04:59:00 -0700

The scandal — exposed by a Chinese television station — is the latest in a string of food safety incidents that have long worried China's consumers and brought repeated promises of stiffer inspections from Beijing to curb widespread rule-breaking and ...

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Think Your Flight Delays Are Bad? Try China, Where the Military Hogs Most of ...

TIME | Wed, 23 Jul 2014 03:31:59 -0700

Airplanes At The Shanghai Pudong International Airport Air China aircraft stand parked at Shanghai Pudong International Airport in Shanghai, China, on Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013. Bloomberg—Bloomberg via Getty Images ...

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Ethiopia Becomes China's China in Global Search for Cheap Labor

Bloomberg | Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:18:42 -0700

Ethiopian workers strolling through the parking lot of Huajian Shoes' factory outside Addis Ababa last month chose the wrong day to leave their shirts untucked. Company President Zhang Huarong, just arrived on a visit from China, spotted them through ...

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China 'Seals Off' Town After Man Dies of Bubonic Plague

Yahoo Health | Wed, 23 Jul 2014 06:41:15 -0700

The 30,000 people living in Yumen in the northwestern province of Gansu are not being allowed to leave, and police at roadblocks on its perimeter are telling motorists to find alternative routes, state broadcaster China Central Television (CCTV) said.

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