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  1. 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, ...

  2. 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. ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. News - World - SYRIA

    US suspects Assad used chemical weapons

    Posted Apr 26th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... that use of such weapons “violates every convention of warfare.” In London, Britain’s Foreign Office too said it had “limited but persuasive” evidence of the use of chemical agents in Syria’s ... Agence France-Presse in Washington US suspects Assad used chemical weapons The White House said on Thursday that Syria had likely used chemical weapons against rebel forces on a “small ...

  9. News - World - NORWAY

    Anti-chemical-weapons watchdog accepts 2013 Nobel Peace Prize

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 10:36pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Oslo Watchdog receives peace prize and its leader recalls 'nefarious legacy' of warfare's toxic tools Nobel day for anti-chemical weapons group Recalling ... physics and other categories also took bows for their awards. Ahmet Uzumcu, director-general of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), said such toxic tools of warfare ...

  10. Lifestyle - Books - BOOKS

    When it comes to unmanned warfare it's nothing personal

    Posted Jun 02nd 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... Steven Rose When it comes to unmanned warfare it's nothing personal Drone Warfare: Killing by Remote Control by Medea Benjamin Verso Steven Rose Throughout history, some forms of war ... were outlawed following an appeal by Germany. Revulsion against the widespread use of gas in the first world war led in the 1920s to an international convention prohibiting the use of chemical ...




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