Pacific News Round Up: India, Russia, China, Japan, N Korea
February 21, 2009, 2:10 pm
Filed under: Asia, China, collapse, ecology, India, International news, news, politics, Russia

Energy War: NATO meddling in Sudan to block China  – Global Research 1/23/09

America’s War in Central Asia – Global Research 1/28/09

‘India planning covert strikes in Pakistan’ – DNA Indian 1/22/09

India’s Waterways A Toxic Stew of Pharmaceutical Chemicals Dumped from Big Pharma Factories – Natural News 1/26/09

World’s highest drug levels entering India stream (AP)  – Yahoo 1/25/09

When researchers analyzed vials of treated wastewater taken from a plant where about 90 Indian drug factories dump their residues, they were shocked. Enough of a single, powerful antibiotic was being spewed into one stream each day to treat every person in a city of 90,000.

Russian heavy industry gives up rubles, takes payment in barter-goods – Boing Boing 2/8/09

China birth defects ‘up sharply’ – BBC 2/1/09

Pollution in China has caused an alarming rise in the number of babies with birth defects, a senior official says.

China to have universal health care by 2011 – Raw Story 1/21/09

Japan on the edge of economic abyss – Naked Capitalism 2/2/09

Report: N. Korea could give up nukes for U.S. ties – USA Today 1/21/09

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