Dead Pigs Infected with ASFV Wash Ashore Taiwanese Islands Located Off the Coast of Fujian Province

A pig carcass found on a beach on an uninhabited island near Matsu close to China tested positive for African swine fever, the authorities said Saturday [19 January 2019]. Earlier this month, another dead hog, found on a beach in Kinmen, also tested positive. In both cases, investigators assumed the carcasses had floated ashore from

Chinese Pig Companies Constructing Multi-Storey Farms in Order to Modernize the Industry

Up a narrow road on Yaji Mountain in southern China, away from any villages, sows are being checked into high-rise “hog hotels” 1,000 head per floor. Reuters reports that privately owned agricultural company Guangxi Yangxiang has got two seven-story sow-breeding operations underway and is putting up four more, including one with as many as 13

Tencent Holdings to Purchase a 5% Stake in Yonghui Superstores

Tencent Holdings has agreed to purchase a stake in one of China’s largest supermarket chains, Yonghui Superstores, in the latest move to step up the war with Alibaba Group Holding in the “new retail” battleground of online-offline shopping…Full Article: South China Morning Post Dec 2017 Key Points As of December 2017, YH Super Species (est.