Fujian province will pursue legal action against Zijin Mining Group Co. over pollution by its copper mine in the region, the Xinhua News Agency reported, citing a July 16 decision by the local government. The mine will remain shut pending review by regulators, and Zijing must protect the interests of the people affected, Xinhua reported.
The Chinese entrepreneur and the Peruvian shopkeeper have never met. Yet Li Shiping’s dream of riches and success in China is uprooting Victor Raul Ancieta’s village 18,000 kilometers (11,000 miles) away in the Andes.
Since China’s so-called “one child” policy began in 1979, cheap, easy and anonymous birth control has been tantamount to a government-guaranteed right. Chinese pharmacies have long made birth control pills and emergency contraceptives -- also known as the “morning after pill" -- available without a prescription.
China’s stocks rose, driving the biggest gains for the benchmark index in five weeks, after regulators broadened measures to boost investor confidence and a report showed American payrolls climbed more than forecast.