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  1. Should the government be responsible for ensuring food safety?

    Posted Sep 24th 2008, 12:00am by Ronald Ling, Anthea Wong

    ... the government of not doing enough to ensure food safety, but I have a different view. It can be argued that the government collects taxes from citizens and hence it should ensure food safety. I agree a sound government should help ensure food safety. But the government can only conduct spot checks on food products or stop the smuggling of unsafe food ingredients. In other words, ...

  2. Censors clamp down on food safety reports

    Posted Jul 31st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Stick to sports and lifestyle, newspapers told Mainland censors are tightening their grip on the media and limiting negative news reports, especially on food safety ... impossible to do stories about food safety now. You have to get the approval of the propaganda department,' a Beijing reporter said. Reporters with New Beijing News and Beijing Times, the only ...

  3. Ministry in blacklist threat over food scares

    Posted Jun 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... censorship and manipulation of power. Spokesman Mao Qunan said during a food safety seminar on Monday that the ministry would monitor reports and set up a blacklist to 'crack down on individual ... of the State Council's Food Safety Commission Office, lashed out at the media for being irresponsible and causing the public to panic by using terms such as 'cancer-causing', ...

  4. Beijing targets 'tainted' US food imports

    Posted Jun 09th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... at all levels should strengthen the inspection of imports of US food, and warned domestic importers to 'clarify food safety requirements in contracts to reduce trade risks'. Yesterday's announcement is the latest step in the mainland's attempts to fight back in its ongoing trade disputes with other countries over food safety concerns. Last month, the administration ...

  5. Drug safety watchdog to clean up its image

    Posted Feb 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan High-profile medical scandals spur massive re-education campaign China's drug safety watchdog has launched a massive re-education campaign to improve its image after a series of high-profile medical scandals. State Food and Drug Administration director Shao Mingli said the month-long campaign would focus on enhancing party cadres' ideological ...

  6. Mainland system still in need of a safety valve

    Posted Jun 04th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... China has, in many ways, changed dramatically since the Tiananmen crackdown 21 years ago today. The Communist Party leadership reacted to the convulsions of 1989 by choosing the path ... government is well aware of the need to resolve people's problems. This can be seen, for example, in its swift reaction to the Sichuan earthquake in 2008. But the system still lacks a safety ...

  7. Tainted milk official back in the party's good books

    Posted Nov 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to major positions. Chen said it was normal for dismissed officials to be reinstated, but people in China generally distrusted officials and the government, so they suspected that disgraced ...

  8. Safety warning for Japanese in HK

    Posted Sep 17th 2010, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung Japanese people in Hong Kong have been warned to be alert to their safety amid anger over Tokyo's continued detention of the captain of a mainland vessel intercepted ... boat, the marchers will also mark the anniversary of the September 18 incident- which signalled the start of Japan's invasion of China ahead of the second world war. 'The Japanese ...

  9. A safety net ripped apart

    Posted Feb 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... for the South China Morning Post. Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah was way off the mark in his budget in February 2010; a forecasted deficit of HK$25.2 billion turned out to be a surplus ... of HK$1,500, HK$800 in utility bills and HK$7,000 for food and education. News of the government spending HK$1.9 billion to pay two months' rent for about 700,000 public housing tenants ...

  10. Exports tainted by corruption and moral collapse: academic

    Posted May 10th 2007, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... Bill Savadove in Shanghai The nation has a new export besides electronic goods and clothing- lethal food and drugs causing public health scares around the world. Problems with food safety ... being fed with fake milk powder. Food safety does not just refer to unsanitary preparation but the deliberate substitution of fake or substandard ingredients- such as machine oil instead ...




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