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Pacific Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - November 29, 1982, Tokyo, Japan Pacific stars and stripes november 1982 far East Roundup Thailand departure of go children snarled Thailand up the i children now appear to be lost in a bureaucratic in late september and Early two special flights from to Chi Minh formerly brought 36 children fathered by americans out of Vietnam to begin a new life in the United on president Reagan signed a Bill that officially gives children fathered by american servicemen or civilians in Vietnam since 1950 preferential treatment when requesting admission to the United one vietnamese official told reporters and american social workers observing the first flight on 30 that there Are to amerasian children who would go to the United states if Given their Choice because they feel they have american blood in their but there have been no More i children aboard the weekly air charter from to Chi Minh City to Bangkok in recent the vietnamese have had no comment except to Promise that More children will be pollution grows in Indian Ocean Thailand a pollution in the Indian Ocean once renowned for its sparkling tropical Waters is increasing As Urban centers on its rim mushroom and Industrial wastes Are poured into its the environment program Snep a Snep called the health of the said that the effects of pollution in the Indian Ocean have so far been largely confined to coastal but prevailing winds and currents could carry pollution to wide ranging areas in the Nineteen countries with a total population of 950 million Border the Indian Ocean and urbanization and industrialization has been rapid in Many of the study the study noted some other key pollution problems amounts of sewage either untreated or with Only primary treatment is discharged into Rivers flowing into the Indian pesticides and insecticides Are being used in countries around the Indian Ocean and studies Are under Way to determine How their residues effect Marine is growing and Large modern hotels have been constructed on Indian Ocean in some countries like the Mauritius and sri refuse from such hotels has already spoiled some of the Northern Indian a major Oil Tanker is prone to Oil reefs have disappeared owing to their exploitation to Supply raw material to the Cement Industry and because of the Impact of among these Are the Kava Ratti reef in the Andaman Island group and the reefs of southwestern China China agrees to buy 10 Boeing 737s peking up China said it has agreed to buy 10 medium Range jetliners for its government owned airline at a Cost of million and aviation sources said peking would soon Purchase additional a spokesman for chivas civil aviation administration said the 10 Boeing 737200 jets would be used on chivas Domestic canc already has 13 Boeing 707s bought in 1972 and three 747s purchased in the rest of the 54 jetliners in its passenger Fleet Are British made Trident and soviet built the Boeing contract was signed Early in aviation sources said the chinese government and Seattle based Boeing were negotiating the Sale of More 747s and would sign a contract in the near the canc spokesman said the airline would use the mainly for Domestic air service to meet the needs of a growing number of passengers and a total of million tourists visited China last six times the number in and the government Hopes to expand tourism by admitting visitors on an individual basis for the first until tourists had to be part of organized Tours or have special invitations from chinese residents or books by time reporters seized peking a chinese customs officials in Hangzhou have impounded a Book by the new York times former China correspondent Fox saying its map depicts Taiwan As a separate a foreign businessman the who asked not to be said officials seized his copy of butter Fields China alive in the bitter it has been critically acclaimed by some As a new objective look at but called very negative by some customs officials cited the frontispiece map that shows China in Pink but depicts Taiwan and neighbouring countries in Taiwan is considered a breakaway province by Taiwan officials also impounded a recent China Book by time Magazine correspondent Richard from the Center of the the businessman Hong Kong chinese kids smuggled into Hong Kong Hong Kong a increasing numbers of Many As Young As 3 or 4 years Are being smuggled into Hong Kong from China in what police describe As under dangerous and traumatic police statistics show that racketeers known in chinese Here As Snake Heads have smuggled some most of them under the age of into Hong Kong since october last to avoid Snake Heads Are hiding these children under Large piles of sea products and other commodities in almost Daylong boat said police spokesman Akber the chances of children getting suffocated or being crushed in rough seas Are very he in one Khan two children were drugged unconscious because they were too in police found the body of a 3yearold at sea after a boat carrying nine Young immigrants from China capsized just outside Hong Kong Taiwan Kentucky becomes chivas 12th sister state Taiwan up governor John Brown of Kentucky said he expects a very productive relationship Between Taiwan and the nationalist chinese ruled islands 12th sister Brown Taiwan province Lee ten Hui signed an Accord making Kentucky Taiwan 12th sister Brown was accompanied by his Phyllis and some Kentucky the governor said he mentioned the importance of Coal As a source of Energy when he met with nationalist chinese president Chiang he said As the leading Coal producer of the United can provide Taiwan with High Quality Coal on a Lon term the Coal research centers in his state can also help Taiwan in drafting its Energy he Kentucky produces about 140 million tons of Coal of which 20 percent is Japan Japan to import tons of beef Tokyo up Japan will import tons of beef from the United Canada and Australia in the first half of 1983 to meet its import target set at the Tokyo round of multinational Trade the government the International Trade and Industry ministry said the beef starting in will raise japans beef purchases for fiscal 1982 to tons the import target agreed upon at the multinational Trade negotiations in Tokyo in

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