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Vol.3, No.11 . 31 May 1999
Contents

Letter To Apbn
•  Zhu Lilan (China's Minister for Science and Technology) gives her views and insights on biotechnology in the country

Policies & Regulations
•  China Introducing Measures to Boost Trade
•  Food Fortification in Australia and New Zealand to Be Liberalized

Major Event
•  Australia's 1999 Budget Boosts Biotechnology Research
•  Japan Pledges to Deregulate Key Industries

Research News
•  Instant Rice to Be on Supermarket Shelves Soon
•  High Density Planting Increases Cashew Yield
•  HKUST Develops One-Minute Heart Attack Test
•  HIFU -- A New Form of Cancer Treatment
•  Cocktail Gene Transfer Method Shows High Efficiency
•  Australian Scientists Develop Oral Plant Vaccines
•  Broad Beans May Protect Against Cancer
•  Scientists Find Possible Cause of Cleft Palate

Alternative Medicine
•  TCM in the Next Millennium

Company News
•  China-Canada Fertilizer Trade
•  Nippon Glaxo Ltd. and Nippon Wellcome to Merge
•  Sales up for Bristol-Myers but down for Novartis and DuPont
•  Tata Tea to Acquire Estates in Africa
•  Balding Men Seek Treatment with Proscar

General Information & Statistics
•  Sino-Swiss Trade Expected to Increase
•  India's Export Figures "Not Scaled Down"

Announcement
•  Frontiers in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology

Patents
•  Chinese Patents

Calendar Of Events

NEWS CRUNCH  
news Biology of Ageing II - Impactful Interventions
news Separation of conjoined twins presents surgical and ethical challenges for MassGeneral Hospital for Children staff
news MIT Technology Review announces 2018's 10 'Innovators Under 35 Asia'
PR NEWSWIRE  
Asia Pacific Biotech News
EDITORS' CHOICE  

Lady Ganga: Nilza'S Story
COLUMNS  
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APBN Editorial Calendar 2017
January:
Healthcare Focus: LUNGS
February:
War on CANCER
March:
Get to Know TCM
April:
Diabetes: The Big Picture
May:
The Piece of Your Mind - Brain Health/Science
June:
Advocacies in Support of Rare Disease Patients
July:
Food Science & Technology
August:
Eye – the Window to your Soul
September:
Infectious Diseases
October:
A change of heart — Cardiovascular diseases
November:
Paediatric Illnesses
December:
Skin Diseases and Allergic Reactions
Editorial calendar is subjected to changes.
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