China to invest in medical waste disposal
China is investing around 7 billion yuan (US $875 million) in the construction of three hundred disposal facilities for the 650,000 tons of medical waste that the country produces every year.
Higher thyroid cancer rate from Chernobyl confirmed
A new study confirms a substantially increased risk of thyroid cancer among people exposed to radiation during childhood and adolescence after the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear accident.
EU tries new ideas to end overfishing, boost stocks
Europe plans to change tack in the way it tries to curb overfishing and boost numbers of species such as cod, depleted after years of quota-busting by EU fleets, the European Commission said on Wednesday.
China Xiwang gets approval for US GMO corn imports
China Xiwang Sugar Holdings Co. Ltd. said on Wednesday it had obtained government approval for US corn imports, which signalled that Beijing would no longer stand in the way of the grain's trade.
Experts retrieve chemical weapons abandoned by Japan in northeast China
Disposal experts from Japan and China began to excavate Japanese chemical weapons abandoned after World War II in Ning'an City, northeast China's Heilongjiang Province on Wednesday.