As part of the Chinese government's effort to restore confidence in Chinese seafood exports after a year of food and product safety scandals, Ding Xiaoming, the director of aquaculture in the fisheries bureau, conducted a 30-minute interview at the Ministry in Agriculture in Beijing, reports The New York Times.
Xiaoming blamed part of the problem on industrialization and said the government was introducing an array of new programs and regulations to educate farmers and combat the quality problems.
However, the interview was cut short when Xiaoming acknowledged industry problems and seemed to contradict other agricultural officials.
A China Daily story on preparing the industry and public for the Olympics has an extremely positive tone, emphasizing careful speculation and confidence by Chinese quality control officials…
American Apparel CEO Dov Charney has been charged with sexual harassment allegations, claiming that cited events “have to be understood in the context of the fashion industry.”
Dr. Jan Adams, the plastic surgeon who walked out on a live interview with Larry King in November, will return to the show on Tuesday. Adams had performed an abdominoplasty and a breast reduction on Kanye West's mother, Donda West, a day before she passed away. A recent report found that West had a history of heart disease.
After four years, Google will finally act on its pledge to investors to reserve 1% of its profit and equity to “make the world a better place.” According to The New York Times, the Google.org philanthropy plans to make both grants and for-profit investments, encouraging Google employees to participate directly and lobbying public officials for changes in policies, company officials said.