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China’s growing middle class and greater consumer awareness about the origins of food have driven up demand for higher quality meat, such as imported Iberian and Serrano ham.


Fast Retailing, which owns Japanese brand Uniqlo, will seek to boost online sales after they helped it report a better-than-expected first-half profit.

Google Doodle has featured the Chinese-Malaysian epidemiologist Dr Wu Lien-teh, whose surgical face-covering is widely believed to be the predecessor of the N95 mask.