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China sets up anti-corruption bureau

September 6, 2007

BEIJING (AP) – China has created its first agency to combat corruption, a rampant problem that the country’s communist leadership has said is a threat to their rule, state media reported Thursday.

The establishment of the National Corruption Prevention Bureau by the State Council, China’s Cabinet, comes as party leaders prepare for a major meeting next month to renew President Hu Jintao‘s mandate and set policy for the next five years.

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China closes 3 plants on safety concerns

July 21, 2007

SHANGHAI: Chinese regulators said Friday that they had revoked the licenses of three companies that had exported mislabeled drug ingredients and tainted pet food ingredients to the United States and other parts of the world.

By David Barboza
The International Herald Tribune
July 20, 2007

The action comes as Beijing has gone on the offensive, trying to show that regulators here are moving swiftly to help ease global worries about the quality and safety of Chinese exports after months of worrisome product recalls and reports about defective or tainted Chinese goods.

China closed the Taixing Glycerin Factory…

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