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Fowl Play? China to Serve as Middleman in Chicken Processing

05/04/2014

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Chickens in the Bus, Shanghai, China, Photo by Gigi

Michael Ransom, Senior Correspondent Last Modified: 14:21 p.m. DST, 05 April 2014 WASHINGTON, DC – In case you were looking for another reason to try a vegetarian diet, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) will likely allow the exportation of U.S. grown chickens to China for processing and packaging. China’s limited food regulations have […]

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Mauritius & The Case of the Stolen Island

06/03/2014

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Mauritius Island, Photo by Samovar Group

Jessamy Nichols, Africa Correspondent Last Modified: 18:40 p.m. DST, 6 March 2014 PORT LOUIS, Mauritius – If someone asked you to point out Mauritius on a map, would you be able to? Most would likely say they had no idea where the tiny island is located. Beyond that, most people also wouldn’t know that Mauritius […]

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Bitcoin’s Errors: Minor Setback or Final Demise?

27/02/2014

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Bitcoin, Photo by William Decamp

Jessamy Nichols, Africa Correspondent Last Modified: 23:54 p.m. DST, 27 February 2014 In an effort to avoid government regulation and intervention, digital currencies have been created in the last few years and have seen some successes. The most popular one by far though, has been Bitcoin, which rose from a single coin being valued at […]

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Liu Han, Forbes’ Listed Sichuan Billionaire Arrested as Triad Boss

22/02/2014

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Liu Han, Chinese Billionaire Tycoon, Photo Courtesy of South China Morning Post

Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 00:46 a.m. EDT, 22 February 2014 BEIJING, China – The average American is most familiar with China as a manufacturer of low costs products which make our lives easier and more affordable in these economically challenging times. From tooth paste, to pet food, from home furnishing, to kitchen appliances, the […]

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Looking Forward: Prosperity in Growing African Economies

29/01/2014

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China President Xi Jinping and Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta

Jessamy Nichols, Africa Correspondent Last Modified: 16:08 p.m. DST, 29 January 2014 AFRICA – There’s no doubt that the continent of Africa is plagued by the common misperception and overarching reputation of being poor, downtrodden, corrupt, unsafe, unstable, and a list of other discouraging adjectives. However, the world is not far away from having to […]

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