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  1. In Brief

    Posted Sep 05th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... leak at fertiliser plant sends scores to hospital A sulfur dioxide leak at a fertiliser plant in Yichang, Hubei province, sent 184 people to hospital on Sunday afternoon. The Yichang No5 Hospital yesterday confirmed patients with gas poisoning had been admitted, with dozens still receiving treatment. A hospital official said none of the patients were in critical condition.Irene ...

  2. News - China - HEALTH

    Hunan milk firm shuts plant over contamination concerns

    Posted Oct 13th 2012, 12:00am by Alice Yan

    ... Alice Yan ting.yan@scmp.com Move comes after Hunan firm was forced to recall 31 tonnes of formula produced by diary Plant that made tainted milk shut The Hunan-based dairy company forced to recall 31 tonnes of infant milk powder in July because of contamination concerns has closed the plant that produced the product. Ava Dairy insisted that cost- not safety- concerns were behind its ...

  3. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Wenzhou villagers riot over substation they fear is health threat

    Posted Nov 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Alice Yan

    ... Alice Yan ting.yan@scmp.com More than 1,000 Wenzhou locals clash with police over plant they fear is a health threat Villagers riot against building of substation More than 1,000 villagers ... to help disperse some 300 villagers, said one resident who uploaded a video of the scene to the internet. The footage shows police firing tear gas at stone-throwing protesters. Local residents ...

  4. Lifestyle - Health

    On the hunt for herbal remedies

    Posted Oct 07th 2013, 12:00am by Jeanette Wang

    ... Jeanette Wang jeanette.wang@scmp.com Chris Kilham scours far-flung regions to source plants for a growing alternative medicine market in the West, writes Jeanette Wang Drinks, shoots ... Fong seem like a stroll through Victoria Park. The Amazonian tipple of choice is ayahuasca, which Kilham describes as a "profoundly potent psychoactive plant brew". Made from ...

  5. 62 ill in chemical leak at Anhui drug factory

    Posted Jan 08th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... workers at Wanbei Pharmaceutical's plant in Suzhou, fell ill after inhaling fumes from highly toxic solid phosgene. It is used in the production of pesticides and herbicides, as well as antibiotics and pain-killers, and was used as poison gas, notably in the first world war. The leak started from a laboratory at about 4.30pm on Thursday and spread to neighbouring workshops. ...

  6. In Brief

    Posted Oct 09th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... than 40 residents in Shanghai were poisoned by a gas leak at a chemical plant in the city's southeastern Fengxian district on Tuesday, Xinhua reported. Officials said chlorine hydride gas leaked at a chemical plant that had been closed for three years. Residents were evacuated or sent to hospital, but no deaths were reported. Last month, at least two people were taken to hospital ...

  7. Be a fibre-starter

    Posted Nov 07th 2010, 12:00am by Wynnie Chan

    ... Wynnie Chan Moly asks: Are all breakfast cereals good for you? Wynnie says: Faced with aisle-loads of cereals, it's easier grab a box based on its appetising photo than scrutinise every ingredient and nutrition panel. But if you regularly eat cereal ...

  8. This week we test: blemish cream

    Posted Jun 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... easily. Aveda Outer Peace Blemish Relief Lotion (HK$430/ 50ml) Its blend of pure plant extracts- tamanu, amla, boswellia and saw palmetto- creates a strong TCM scent. While it moisturises ...

  9. Yet another good reason for drinking green tea

    Posted Jun 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... thereby decreasing body fat. So what's so special about green tea? All real teas- black tea, oolong tea and green tea- are produced from Camellia sinensis plants. But only green tea leaves ...

  10. WOW Factor

    Posted May 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... By Candace Kwan Put on a happy face Concealer is a quick-fix for blemishes as it temporarily covers imperfections. Fancl's Spot & Clear (HK$198/12g) does a better job- not only does it soothe inflamed skin and reduce redness, but it also helps re ...




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