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  1. Sweeping food-safety law needed: watchdog

    Posted Mar 06th 2004, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... sesame oil to the overuse of pesticides, the State Food and Drug Administration director says. Speaking on the sidelines of the National People's Congress yesterday, Zheng Xiaoyu said better organisation among government departments and new laws were needed to tackle China's food safety problem. 'Different departments have many regulations. They have their professional ...

  2. Mainland joins food safety pact

    Posted Nov 28th 2007, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... People's Congress Standing Committee. Mr Li said Beijing had yet to decide if it would set up a centralised body to supervise safety instead of having bodies share responsibilities. Both Mr Li ... solutions for a multi-departmental regulatory mechanism for a few years. 'It has been a problem in China, where you have a very separated system ... which is the same problem you have had ...

  3. News - China - MEDIA

    Unusual commentary on accidents 'reflects party's lack of confidence'

    Posted Aug 30th 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... said. "In the worst-case scenario, the government's failure to minimise deadly man-made accidents will mean that it loses the people's trust, which may prove to be the biggest ... critical opinions do make it to print, Zhan said. "State media, such as Xinhua and the People's Daily , have become more liberal recently. Various opinions can be expressed as long ...

  4. Appearance of party heavyweights shows depth of crisis

    Posted Feb 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the seriousness of the disaster and were trying to bolster the morale of policemen, People's Liberation Army soldiers and others mobilised for disaster-relief tasks. They also comforted ordinary ... reconstruction works. These included ensuring the stable future supply of electricity and restoring agriculture, China Radio International reported. CCTV footage showed Jia Qinglin, Xi Jinping and Zhou ...

  5. Local authorities to be held accountable for product quality

    Posted Jul 14th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in their jurisdictions. Under a planned accountability system, local governments would be 'fully responsible' for the quality of food and drugs produced in their jurisdictions, the State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA) said. 'Local governments should put food and drug safety on their daily agenda, and treat it as a major issue in the locality's political and economic development,' ...

  6. Restaurant injuries raise concerns

    Posted Dec 01st 2003, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... result of government efforts to promote work safety. But the drop in accidents might not necessarily be due to improvements in working conditions, said Mung Siu-tat, the organising secretary ... Sun Wing-fai, who represents the construction industry at the confederation, attributed the fewer injuries in the construction sector partially to a massive government campaign of occupational ...

  7. Beijing pledges extra 500m yuan

    Posted Jan 01st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... people.'; He also promised that Beijing would provide more aid when needed. The 500 million yuan in aid is in addition to 21.63 million yuan pledged earlier this week. The central government has ... Vivien Cui The central government yesterday pledged an additional 500 million yuan in humanitarian aid to help countries ravaged by the tsunami. Meeting envoys from nations affected ...

  8. Fast food checks

    Posted May 14th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Mobile testing units to verify the safety of food within 30 minutes will soon be in use around Shanghai, as fears grow over contaminated mainland products. Is the government doing enough? Write to us. ...

  9. News - China

    China Digest

    Posted Sep 01st 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... imbalance among government employees in Henan severely undermines the government's administrative efficiency, according to a survey by the provincial civil service bureau, Xinhua reports. More than 80 per cent of government employees were men. The survey also found that fewer than 25 per cent of civil servants in the province were under 35. Food firms are warned Zhengzhou has issued ...

  10. Safe exports a high priority, official says

    Posted Jul 04th 2007, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... on the sidelines of a news briefing. He said the government attached great importance to improving the quality and the safety of exports. Concerns over tainted mainland goods have spread from the United ... be better if the media would stop playing up this issue'. Mr Qin also said the government had stepped up the monitoring of food exports. 'The Chinese government has taken measures ...




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