A food safety factory shutdown has Americans hunting for baby formula. Readying themselves for a covid-19 lockdown, Chinese in Beijing emptied store shelves. Emerging from lockdown, some in Shanghai are visiting well-provisioned markets. U.S.-China agricultural trade is booming, but many are still being left hungry. Food security, sustainability and safety remain issues.
The Council on Foreign Relations published the backgrounder, "Religion in China", to explain the freedom and regulation of religion in China, Atheism and the Chinese Communist Party, Christian state-sanctioned and house churches, Islam and Uighurs in Xinjiang, Chinese Buddhism and Folk Religions, Tibetan Buddhism, Banned Religious Groups, and China's religious revival. The piece was written by Eleanor Albert.
China and Pakistan Exchange the Treaty of Good-Neighborliness and Friendly Cooperation, January 4, 2006
The ceremony of exchanging the ratification instruments of the Treaty of Good-Neighborliness and Friendly Cooperation between the People's Republic of China and the Islamic Republic of Pakistan was held in Beijing.