Increased Asian demand boosts geoduck farming

May 15, 2015

Increased Asian demand boosts geoduck farming

John King plunges his arm up to his shoulder into the mudflats of Puget Sound, roots around and soon pulls from the muck the world’s largest burrowing clam. The mollusk squirts water from its long obscene-looking neck. King dodges the spray, already using a ...

May 14, 2015

10 Chinese arrested for killing giant panda, selling parts

Police in southwestern China arrested 10 people for killing a female wild giant panda and buying and selling its parts, state media said Wednesday. The giant panda is an endangered species that tops China’s list of protected animals. Poaching them is rare, but panda ...

May 13, 2015

China developing key aircraft to build amphibious capabilities

Chinese researchers are getting closer to developing a military aircraft seen as key to building the country’s amphibious capabilities, despite technical obstacles, state media reported on Wednesday. The official China Daily, citing experts, said progress was being made in research on components for short ...

China declares holiday to mark Japan's surrender

May 13, 2015

China declares holiday to mark Japan's surrender

China said Wednesday it would make Sept. 3 a national holiday this year to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II. The State Council, China’s Cabinet, said it in a statement posted on this website that it had set the ...

May 13, 2015

China baby survives eight days buried alive: reports

A Chinese baby born with a cleft lip was abandoned by his parents and buried in a cardboard box two days later, but rescued alive eight days further on, media reported. The parents left the baby in a remote countryside in the southern province ...