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  • US Hears Blunt Trade Warning From China

    05/22/2007 1:03:33 PM PDT · by Flavius · 97 replies · 2,327+ views
    ap ^ | ap | Martin Crutsinger, AP Economics Writer
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The United States and China opened a new round of high-level economic talks on Tuesday with the leader of China's delegation bluntly saying that any effort to politicize economic differences between the two nations was not acceptable. he Bush administration was pushing for concrete results to show to an increasingly restive Congress, where lawmakers blame America's soaring trade deficits and the loss of one in six manufacturing jobs since 2000 in part on China's trade practices in such areas as currency manipulation and copyright piracy.
  • China Shuts Schools And Sends 17 Million Pupils Home In Effort To Contain Outbreak (SARS)

    04/23/2003 3:06:30 PM PDT · by blam · 1 replies · 105+ views
    Independent (UK) ^ | 4-24-2003 | Raymond Whitaker
    China shuts schools and sends 17 million pupils home in effort to contain outbreak By Raymond Whitaker 24 April 2003 CHINA: Beijing closed schools for two weeks and sent 1.7 million pupils home yesterday as the country struggled to contain a Sars outbreak thought to have originated in its south. Facing accusations that the worldwide spread of the disease was due to Chinese secrecy and slowness to react, the authorities also announced plans to invoke emergency measures to quarantine people exposed to the virus and to restrict access to buildings where there were infections or suspected infections. The official news...