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Japan raises tariffs on US beef after hitting import limit

TOKYO (AP) — Imported American beef in Japan has proved so popular it's topped the annual limits called “safeguards,” and the U.S. Meat Export Federation on Thursday urged Tokyo to raise the threshold...

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Today in History Today is Friday, Feb. 26, the 57th day of 2021. There are 308 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Feb. 26,...

Taiwan president defends ending ban on US pork after months-long feud

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Thursday (Dec. 24) defended her decision four months ago to lift the ban on U.S. pork products starting next year, a change that sparked an...

China says will make 'necessary response' to U.S. official's Taiwan visit

China will make a “necessary response” to a visit by U.S. Undersecretary for Economic Affairs Keith Krach to Chinese-claimed Taiwan, and has lodged a complaint with Washington, the foreign...

AIA Singapore pays tribute to essential workers, providing them with free protection, AIA #ShareTheLove Insurance plan, against infectious diseases including COVID-19 and dengue fever

The special coverage is part of the insurer’s regional #ShareTheLove movement to give back to the community – by protecting what matters most, and enabling healthier, longer, better lives for generati...

Eased meat import rules to earn international trust: Tsai

The move by Taiwan to ease rules on pork and beef imports from the United States will help Taiwan build international trust, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said Saturday. In a post on her Facebook pa...

Taiwan scraps age restrictions on US beef imports, allows US pork containing ractopamine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) announced Friday (Aug. 28) that the country would be dropping import restrictions on U.S. beef from cattle over 30 months old and on...

Brazil suspends beef exports to China due to 'mad cow' case

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil is suspending beef exports to China after confirming a case of "mad cow disease," describing it as an isolated instance with no evidence of any widespread outbreak. ...

Japan trade a problem for Trump, but not as bad as China

TOKYO (AP) — When President Donald Trump visits Japan, he'll be able to point to Tokyo's streets to drive home a sore point in trade relations between the allies: the absence of made-in-USA vehicles. ...

Taiwan emerges as the largest beef export market for Japan in 2018

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan has emerged as the biggest beef export market for Japan in 2018, less than a year following the island’s resumption of beef imports from the Northeast Asian c...

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Northeastern US seeks to prevent arrival of deer disease

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Deer biologists across northern New England are dusting off their plans for dealing with a fatal disease that has been spreading across North America for a half-century and was ...

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Today in History Today is Monday, Feb. 26, the 57th day of 2018. There are 308 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 26, 19...

China's largest online retailer to buy Montana beef

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — China's largest online retailer has agreed to buy $200 million worth of Montana beef over the next three years — equal to as many as 90,000 head of cattle — and potentially inve...