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2008-07-01 03:00:27

Global Food Technologies ("GFT"), a California based food safety company, and Tongwei Hainan Aquatic Products Co. Ltd. ("Tongwei"), part of the Tongwei Group, announced plans to introduce the iPura Food Safety Program at Tongwei's newest seafood processing facility, slated to open in September 2008.

2008-06-18 03:00:18

China's flooding, which has already killed dozens and caused $2 billion in direct economic loss, Wednesday threatened thousands in the Guangxi Zhuang region.

2008-06-17 09:00:51

TORONTO, June 17, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Aspire International, Inc's ("Aspire" or the "Company") (OTCBB:APIT) wholly owned subsidiary Aspire GuangXi announced today that the Company has received the approval of a business license from the Chinese Government.

2008-06-16 06:00:28

Text of report in English by Vietnamese news agency VNA website [Unattributed article from the "Politics" page: "Vatican delegation wraps up Vietnam visit"] Hanoi (VNA) -A Vatican delegation led by Monsignor Pietro Parolin, Vatican 's Under-secretary of State for Relations with States, concluded their week-long annual working visit to Vietnam on June 15.

2008-06-16 06:00:17

By John Ruwitch and Xie Heng With a tropical climate and unspoiled, palm-fringed beaches, Hainan Island has all the ingredients to become one of the top Asian tourist resorts.

2007-02-07 14:28:46

China has chosen the site for a new satellite launching center, the country's fourth, on Hainan island in the South China Sea, the official Xinhua News Agency reported Wednesday.

2006-08-22 22:20:32

BEIJING (Reuters) - China and its southern neighbor Vietnam have agreed to finish demarking their border by 2008, a state newspaper said on Wednesday, a contentious area that has been the cause of military conflict.

2006-08-04 07:19:31

BEIJING (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Prapiroon killed 18 people as it lashed south China with heavy rain and winds on Friday after forcing the evacuation of more than half a million and snarling transport links across the region.

2006-08-02 20:40:54

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Typhoon Prapiroon, which killed six people and forced thousands to flee their homes in the northern Philippines, closed in on southern China on Thursday and thousands have been evacuated ahead of its arrival.

2006-05-17 07:05:00

It's a toss-up who's going to suffer more from culture shock: the people of Hainan or the beach-mad Britons who have China's southernmost island in their sights.

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