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Strong quake kills 381 in southern China province

...oversee quake relief, Xinhua said.U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon offered "his condolences to the Chinese Government and the families of those killed," according to a statement from his office. The statement said the U.N. is...
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Murkowski questions China's shellfish ban

...banned the import of oysters, clams, mussels and scallops from Alaska and the Pacific Northwest in December. The Chinese government said it discovered paralytic shellfish poisoning in geoducks harvested in the Middle Gravina Island area of southeast...
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Chinese ban of US shellfish to continue

...Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine, or AQSIQ.More information is needed before the Chinese government will consider lifting the import ban, perhaps keeping it in effect for a localized region, according to the letter...
China bans shellfish imports from US West Coast

...months-long shutdown.The Chinese government imposed the ban after discovering...public radio reported.The Chinese government says the ban that started last...Administration will negotiate with the Chinese government on an agreement to reopen the...
Tests show Puget Sound geoduck clams safe to eat

...have forwarded the state's test results to the Chinese government, agency spokeswoman Connie Barclay said in an's director of seafood inspection sent the Chinese government a letter in December, urging China to allow imports...
FBI: Chinese Consulate fire set intentionally San Francisco was ignited at the front of the building, leading to an arson investigation and calls from the Chinese government for better protection of diplomats in the U.S.The blaze on Wednesday night was not being investigated as an...
Begich wants geoduck import ban lifted

...the product was "well within" acceptable limits and didn't pose any public health threat.Begich urged the Chinese government to work with Alaska, federal seafood inspectors and the Food and Drug Administration to address questions over...
Encroaching sea already a threat in Caribbean nations

...Adrian George is one of the coastal residents preparing to move into an inland apartment complex built by the Chinese government following the devastation left by Hurricane Ivan."I'm now ready to move up to the hills," George said in...
This summer at the Anchorage Museum

...Art21 documentary series features activist Ai Weiwei, who infuses his work with political conviction despite the Chinese government's warnings. 7 p.m.July 20: Curator's TourGain a better understanding of Alaska's nine indigenous cultures...
1918 Spanish influenza put the lid on activity in Juneau

...Catholic Bazaar was held as usual, and the "Hard Times" dance held by the Order of Moose was a big success. The Chinese government recently pinned the origins of SARS to a wild civet cat eaten as a delicacy. No one was sure where to pin the origin...


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