Tag: Taiwan

China Pursues Systems To Keep US Forces at Bay

Sep. 17, 2013 – 10:23AM   | By WENDELL MINNICK   |   Comments Going Ballistic: China’s long-range ballistic-missile program is a key component of its anti-access/area-denial strategy.   (Agence France-Presse) TAIPEI — Though everything in China’s military is classified secret, including lunch menus at base canteens, Western analysts have been able […]

PFC exposure tied to altered thyroid function

Contact: Jenni Glenn Gingery jgingery@endocrine.org 301-941-0240 The Endocrine Society Endocrine-disrupting chemicals may increase odds of women developing mild hypothyroidism Chevy Chase, MD—Exposure to perfluorinated chemicals is linked to changes in thyroid function and may raise the risk of mild hypothyroidism in women, according to a recent study accepted […]

China-Japan Island Dispute Could Become Flashpoint

May. 4, 2013 – 11:15AM By WENDELL MINNICK   TAIPEI — While North Korea has garnered attention as Asia’s top hotspot, experts worry that the real problem is between Beijing and Tokyo over the Japanese-controlled Senkaku Islands, which China calls the Diaoyu Islands. Over the past month, rhetoric […]

Chinese general who threatened US with nuclear strike is Pentagon’s guest of honor

 Published time: March 06, 2013 01:39                                                                             AFP Photo A Chinese general who once threatened to nuke the US is visiting Washington this week as part of a military exchange program with the Pentagon. The Pentagon’s collaboration with Major Gen. Zhu Chenghu, head of China’s National Defense University, […]

Chinese scholar warns on Japan’s ‘fast turn right’: “Today it will jeopardize China’s sovereignty and territorial integrity. Tomorrow it will do the same to yours if unchecked,”

Kyodo Jan 23, 2013 HONG KONG – A scholar at a Chinese Foreign Ministry think tank warned Tuesday that Japan’s political turn to the right must be checked before its negative effects spread through the region.Ruan Zongze, vice president and a senior fellow at the China Institute of […]

Chinese patrol vessels test ‘authority’ near Senkakus: “replied via radio that the area “is China’s,” “

Friday, Oct. 26, 2012 Kyodo NAHA, Okinawa Pref. — Chinese surveillance vessels on Thursday entered Japan’s territorial waters around the Senkaku Islands for the first time in three weeks, the Japan Coast Guard said. The government lodged a “strong protest” over the intrusion with China through diplomatic channels. […]

Japan may ‘acknowledge’ China’s claim to islets to calm tension

*Engineering Evil: Would like 2nd Confirmation on this claim, before validating it. .This article has now been updated…Please refer to  the link https://engineeringevil.com/2012/10/10/official-chided-for-senkaku-remarks/ . Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012 Kyodo Japan is considering plans to calm tensions with China by acknowledging that Beijing is claiming sovereignty over the Senkaku Islands […]

Indigo ointment may help treat patients with psoriasis: 74% of patients had symptoms completely or nearly completely cleared

2008 study posted for filing Contact: Jong-Hwei Su Pang, Ph.D. jonghwei@mail.cgu.edu.tw JAMA and Archives Journals An ointment made from indigo naturalis, a dark blue plant-based powder used in traditional Chinese medicine, appears effective in treating plaque-type psoriasis, according to a report in the November issue of Archives of […]

China carrier a show of force as Japan tension festers:”China will never tolerate any bilateral actions by Japan that harm Chinese territorial sovereignty,” Vice Foreign Minister Zhang Zhijun said on Tuesday. “

 China’s first aircraft carrier, which was renovated from an old aircraft carrier that China bought from Ukraine in 1998, is seen docked at Dalian Port, in Dalian, Liaoning province in this September 22, 2012 file photo. China’s first aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, officially entered naval ranks on September […]

Chlorinated Tap water substantially increased the risk of three common birth defects: ventricular septal defects, cleft palate, and anencephalus

Contact: Charlotte Webber charlotte.webber@biomedcentral.com 44-020-763-19980 BioMed Central Is tap water safe for expectant mothers? Drinking water disinfected by chlorine while pregnant may increase the risk of having children with heart problems, cleft palate or major brain defects, according to a study published today in BioMed Central’s open access […]