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    China to open Japanese army’s wartime ‘chemical warfare lab’ to public

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 01:36pm

    ... The lab and prison in Harbin where people were kept for experiments by the notorious Unit 731, the covert biological and chemical warfare research unit, is being cleared, Xinhua reports. ... Zhuang Pinghui pinghui.zhuang@scmp.com The research lab where biological warfare was tested during the second Sino-Japanese war is being cleared in Harbin, Heilongjiang province A core ...

  2. Lifestyle - Health - AGENT ORANGE

    Vietnamese school trains disabled victims of Agent Orange

    Posted Feb 19th 2013, 12:00am by PRIME SARMIENTO

    ... everybody that chemical warfare should not happen again Mai Duc Chinh, Vava spokesman The children learn to draw, colour, count and sing, and also study their country's history. They are also ... denied responsibility over the chemical warfare for years. But in August last year, it announced the allocation of US$43 million to clean up its former military base in Danang. Prior to that, ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Warfare that targets civilian lives must be made unacceptable

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 05:40pm by AVI JORISCH

    ... Avi Jorisch Avi Jorisch says that by locating weapons in schools, mosques and hospitals, Hamas is forcing Israel into the kind of asymmetric warfare that all societies fighting terrorists must face Deadly dilemma As the recent hostilities in Gaza demonstrate, Israel stands at the forefront of a new kind of warfare. Israel is not alone in the need to confront radical forces ...

  4. Diary of a renovator: chemical warfare

    Posted Aug 15th 2008, 12:00am by Xiu Fang

    ... Xiu Fang The Art of War has been used in business management, political campaigns and sport. Former Australian cricket coach John Buchanan insisted his players read the 6th century BC Chinese military classic before their 2001 Ashes tour of England. I dec ...

  5. News - World - IRAQ

    Iraq confirms to UN that ISIL jihadis seized chemical weapons facility

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 09:34pm by AP

    ... sarin are stored along with other chemical warfare agents, Iraq said in a letter circulated at the UN. The US government reported the takeover of the facility on June 20, and played down ... and about 180 tonnes of sodium cyanide, "a very toxic chemical and a precursor for the warfare agent tabun". It said the sarin munitions were "of poor quality" and "would ...

  6. Chemical weapons victims hope for redress in Tokyo

    Posted Sep 18th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Thirteen people injured by chemical weapons abandoned by Japanese soldiers at the end of the second world war will fly to Tokyo next Thursday for a court hearing on their compensation ... time Chinese civilians have tried to sue the Japanese government over injuries from abandoned chemical weapons. In May, the Tokyo District Court rejected a suit from five people, causing ...

  7. Infographics - CHEMICAL WARFARE

    Sarin gas, the silent killer

    Posted Oct 07th 2013, 04:00pm by Brian Wang

    ... Brian Wang The UN has confirmed the use of sarin gas in the August 21 attack in Syria. Here we examine the country's weapons programme, as well as four notorious chemicals used in warfare in the last century. ...

  8. Petitioners demand Japan apologise for gas leak

    Posted Sep 05th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... should offer detailed information on all the chemical weapons abandoned by the Imperial Army on the mainland. 'They should also compensate China for the environmental damage that has been done as a result of the chemical weapons,' he said. 'And all the weapons that were left on the mainland should be shipped back to Japan.' Mainland authorities claim Japan left ...

  9. Anti-Japanese sentiment swells among students

    Posted Nov 10th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jane Cai Resentment grows over Tokyo's reaction to victims of mustard gas that was dumped during the second world war The Japanese government's reaction to leaking chemical ... weapons left in Qiqihar. The controversy over chemical weapons left behind by Japanese troops erupted after the mustard gas leak in Qiqihar, Heilongjiang province, killed one person and injured ...

  10. Fleeing from fumes

    Posted May 12th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kevin Huang Residents walk away after toxic fumes from a chemical warehouse fire in Guangzhou made at least 49 people ill on Wednesday night. About 6,000 students from a nearby college were also evacuated. Authorities said there were no fatalities and the air quality was being monitored. People were allowed to return last night. Local media said the fire erupted about 7pm ...




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