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  1. Toxic villages look to Hunan for lessons

    Posted Aug 09th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... into areas around Shuangqiao village, paying environmental protection officials to turn a blind eye to illegal operations. The case came to public attention when villagers protested about the death ...

  2. Ministerial edict warns of nuclear emergencies

    Posted Oct 21st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... must evaluate every facility and consider the worst case scenario.' The Nuclear and Radiation Safety Centre under the Ministry of Environmental Protection released a paper this year saying ... a nuclear attack on China, an accident could send a large amount of radioactivity across the border and cause environmental havoc, according to mainland nuclear safety experts. The issue had been ...

  3. Beijing military chief meets Rumsfeld

    Posted Jul 20th 2006, 12:00am by Joshua Kucera

    ... environmental protection. Last month China was invited for the first time to observe a large US exercise in the Pacific. It is expected to offer a reciprocal invitation. Still, the meeting between ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    A nuclear world is not a safer world

    Posted Aug 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... opportunity to explore what has gone wrong and how the world can get back on track. Many defence establishments now recognise that security means far more than protecting borders. Grave security concerns can arise as a result of demographic trends, chronic poverty, economic inequality, environmental degradation, pandemic diseases, organised crime, repressive governance and other ...

  5. Return of army base 'liberates' Seoul

    Posted Aug 30th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that has raised the hackles of green groups. 'The plan to build a park in Yongsan should be a project to restore national pride and protect an ecosystem in Seoul,' said the Korean Federation for Environmental Movements. ...

  6. Poison gas leak fuels anti-Japan crusade on Net

    Posted Aug 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... of other chemical weapons left in China during the second world war and requesting it to hold seminars on the mainland to teach people how to protect themselves against the chemicals. Mr Lu said they also wanted health checks to be carried out on residents near places where chemicals were buried, and for the Japanese government to pay for environmental damage as well as apologise ...

  7. Protesters halt power plant

    Posted Dec 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... the teachers gave students noodles to eat but prevented them from leaving their classrooms. 'Haimen is a small place, with only 130,000 people, but we try our best to protect our ... and environmentally friendly, as well as a port for unloading coal. Haimen residents said the coal-fired power plant would ruin the township's coastal waters and cost fishermen their livelihood 'We ...

  8. Activists threaten Games protests

    Posted Nov 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... and environmentalism during the two-week event next August. Public Security Ministry spokesman Wu Heping said yesterday groups wishing to protest during the Olympic Games must first apply for approval. ... police will protect them according to the law. As for those activities that are illegal, we police will handle them according to the law.' Mainland security agencies are regularly condemned ...

  9. Rally of thousands forces factory halt

    Posted Jul 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... by environmental concerns since tens of thousands of people took to the streets in Dalian, Liaoning, late last year. That protest forced the local government to temporarily suspend the building ... hometown, oppose building the chemical factory' and 'Unite to protect the environment for our next generation'. Windows of the Shifang government headquarters were smashed ...

  10. Prosecutors wrap up war crimes case

    Posted May 14th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... international war criminal, alleging he supplied arms via Hong Kong to the regime of former Liberian president Charles Taylor and militias hired to protect his lumber business. Dutch merchant Gus van ... charged with managing a militia of 2,500 fighters, who defended Taylor as rebels pounded the capital, Monrovia, with mortar bombs. The militias, funded to protect van Kouwenhoven's logging ...




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