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  1. 10,000 fight riot police over Fujian pollution

    Posted Sep 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... is a tannery and an oil refinery, discharges from which have poisoned their drinking water and caused cancer, they claim. They protested outside the sewage treatment plant because it handles ... heavily contaminated. The number of 'cancer villages', where the rate of cancers is much higher than the average, is growing rapidly. Yesterday villagers in Chengping, from where many ...

  2. Villagers seize sewage plant as evidence in pollution row

    Posted Sep 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Choi Chi-yuk in Quanzhou, Fujian Villagers Quanzhou, Fujian, claimed a temporary victory against a wastewater treatment plant which they believe to be the source of local pollution ... and locals were even able to send several elderly women to guard the front gate of the wastewater plant, which they claimed had poisoned drinking water and caused cancer. The women said ...

  3. War hero has to beg to pay medical bills

    Posted Dec 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... to land on Money Island in January 1974. He is now fighting another enemy- blood cancer- the Hainan-based South China Sea News reported on its website yesterday. But the veteran could not afford the expensive medical treatment he required because the government offered him only a normal civil service pension, the report said, adding that he had been forced to beg in public in an attempt to pay ...

  4. View from the heart

    Posted May 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Clarence Tsui Think of a film with a cancer-stricken character at its centre, and the mind conjures up scenes of full-blown melodrama. The anguished pleas for divine intervention; ... or not. This is why I decided against filming the pain, the sickness or the stigma [of Adam's illness], or the operation or the treatment process, and that's why we begin the film ...



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