International News Archive - October 21, 2008
China will increase its minimum purchase price for wheat by up to 15.3 percent from next year as part of its plan to boost grain output and raise rural income.
Word of the Day
- A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'