Tag: Eastern Europe
Since the start of the AIDS epidemic in the 1980s, more than 77 million people worldwide have become infected with HIV.
Beijing’s efforts to make inroads in eastern Europe are being hindered by what nations see as failed promises on money materialising and the strings attached to investments.
The discovery of infected pigs in Zhengzhou city, in central Henan province, about 1,000 kilometres from the first case ever reported in China, has stirred animal health experts' fears of fresh outbreaks.
China has promised billions for development projects in the region as part of its Belt and Road strategy to carve out new export markets, but these deals are coming under greater scrutiny.
Recent comparisons of food samples showed that major Western brands use cheaper ingredients in products sold in Eastern Europe as compared to those sold in Western Europe.
The EU's summit with six Eastern European countries is not likely to make major headway in bringing these countries closer to the EU.