Hong Kong Bans Poultry Imports from another South Korean Province over Bird Flu

Food Safety authority of China’s Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) said Monday [18 December 2017] that it has decided to suspend import of poultry products from a province of South Korea due to avian influenza outbreak there…Full Article: Xinhua Dec 2017 Key Point Hong Kong’s Center for Food Safety (CFS) banned poultry imports, including

Fishing to be Banned in All 332 Nature Reserves Along the Yangtze River in 2018

Fishing would be gradually banned in all 332 nature reserves along China’s Yangtze River from January to restore the ecosystem of the country’s largest river. The ban also applies to future nature reserves, said Zhao Yimin, deputy director of the Yangtze River Fishing Supervision and Administration Office under the Ministry of Agriculture…Full Article: Xinhua Nov

Hong Kong Bans Poultry Imports from Padua Province, Italy, Over H5N8 Bird Flu

The food safety authority of China’s Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) announced on Monday [18 September 2017] a ban on the import of poultry meat and eggs from a province of Italy…Full Article: Xinhua Sept 2017 Key Point Hong Kong’s Center for Food Safety (CFS) banned poultry imports, including eggs, from the Province of

Guizhou Province Bans Alcoholic Beverages at Government Events

Southwest China’s Guizhou Province has vowed to outlaw alcohol drinking at all government events and official receptions for the provincial civil servants, which an expert said is aimed at regulating officials’ behavior and enforcing the Party’s eight-point rules on austerity…Full Article: The Global Times Aug 2017 Key Point In September 2017, a ban on alcoholic