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Swine fever devastates China’s pigs – BBC News

China’s pig population is being devastated by African swine fever, which has now spread throughout the country, and is likely to see the numbers of farmers’ pigs cut by a half. The BBC’s Robin Brant caught up with one former pig farmer who lost his entire herd – save just …

China worries about its bulging waistlines – Daily chart

The country is growing fatter. But plans to tackle obesity remain a little thin IN 1926 WALTER MALLORY, a foreign-affairs expert who would go on to head the Council on Foreign Relations, dubbed China the “land of famine”. Nearly a century later, the country is grappling with the opposite problem. …