Business May 21, 2019

China's pig plague pushes up pork prices worldwide

Hong Kong retiree Lee Wai-man loves pork fresh from the market but eats a lot less now that the price has jumped as China struggles with a deadly swine disease that has sent shock-waves through global meat markets. China produces and consumes two-thirds of the ...

World Aug 15, 2018

Danes to fence German border to stop boars with swine fever

Denmark is to erect a 70-kilometer (43.4-mile) fence along the German border to keep out wild boars, in the hope of preventing the spread of African swine fever, which can jeopardize the country's valuable pork industry. Denmark's Environmental Protection Agency said Wednesday it had approved ...