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Elaine Kurtenbach

Elaine Kurtenbach

    Seven missing in Japan highway tunnel collapse
    Seven missing in Japan highway tunnel collapse
    Efforts to rescue any survivors trapped inside the tunnel were hindered by heavy smoke after one vehicle caught fire inside the Sasago Tunnel, about...
    Food crunch opens door to bioengineered crops
    Food crunch opens door to bioengineered crops
    Zeng Yawen's outdoor laboratory in the terraced hills of southern China is a trove of genetic potential -- rice that thrives in unusually cool...
    Company caught packaging two-year-old dumplings
    Company caught packaging two-year-old dumplings
    A company in eastern China was ordered to stop production after food safety officials found it was repackaging the filling from two-year-old rice...
    Hu Jintao urges investment in developing nations
    Hu Jintao urges investment in developing nations
    Multinational corporations should help redress imbalances in the world economy by putting a higher priority on investing in developing countries,...
    China finance talks target energy prices
    China finance talks target energy prices
    High oil prices are among the biggest threats to the global economy and more needs to be done to increase oil production, refining capacity and...
    Former leader's death poses dilemma for Chinese govt
    Former leader's death poses dilemma for Chinese govt
    The last time an ousted Chinese leader died, in 1989, millions marched in the streets and gathered in Beijing's Tiananmen Square in student-led...
    China floods kill 114, dozens missing
    China floods kill 114, dozens missing
    Floods unleashed by torrential rains have killed at least 114 people and left dozens more missing in southwestern China, prompting authorities to...
    A million flee as typhoon hits China
    A million flee as typhoon hits China
    Typhoon Aere crashed into mainland China, unleashing torrential rains and prompting the evacuation of nearly a million people as the death toll...