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  1. News - China

    Pressure grows in Shanghai over dead pigs in Huangpu River

    Posted Mar 21st 2013, 12:00am by Alice Yan

    ... Alice Yan ting.yan@scmp.com Pressure grows over dead pigs in river Shanghai authorities are under increasing pressure to release detailed information about tests on water in the Huangpu ... publication of test results. Shanghai's municipal government has insisted water quality in the Huangpu River, which provides water to more than a fifth of the city's residents, has not been ...

  2. News - China - HEALTH

    More than 7,500 dead pigs found in Shanghai's Huangpu River

    Posted Mar 15th 2013, 12:00am by MANDY ZUO

    ... Mandy Zuo mandy.zuo@scmp.com As Shanghai workers retrieve carcasses from the Huangpu, the party chief in Jiaxing- the source of dumped stock- steps down More than 7,500 dead pigs in river- and still counting The number of dead pigs found in Shanghai's Huangpu River rose to more than 7,500 as workers retrieved another 944 yesterday, Shanghai's municipal government said. ...

  3. News - China - HEALTH

    8,000 dead pigs taken out of Huangpu River

    Posted Mar 16th 2013, 12:00am by MANDY ZUO

    ... of the Huangpu River in neighbouring Shanghai. In a statement posted on its Sina Weibo microblog yesterday, Shanghai's municipal government said 809 dead pigs were retrieved yesterday, two-thirds ... the possibility of dead pigs floating down to the Huangpu River if they were dumped in local rivers. One internet user even suggested conducting an experiment and dumping something similar to dead pigs ...

  4. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Two weeks on and still no answers on source of dead pigs found in Shanghai river

    Posted Mar 19th 2013, 12:00am by Alice Yan

    ... after dead pigs were first found in Shanghai's Huangpu River, questions about who dumped them, where, and how they died still remain unanswered. So far, about 9,800 dead pigs have been ... that no epidemic had occurred there. An official from the city's animal husbandry and veterinary bureau said Jiaxing was not the only source of the dead pigs found floating in the Huangpu River ...

  5. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Shanghai river made safe again, officials say, after flood of dead pigs

    Posted Mar 13th 2013, 02:14am by Alice Yan

    ... of the Huangpu River flowing through the southwestern Songjiang district was "basically" complete. Clean water supplies had been restored in the town of Maogang, where the carcasses were first ... a series of measures to tackle the crisis, which had seen more than 5,900 dead pigs pulled out of the Huangpu River by yesterday afternoon, including workers adding no less than 20 parts per ...

  6. News - China - PORK SCANDAL

    Dead pigs pulled from rivers in and near Shanghai top 13,000

    Posted Mar 18th 2013, 12:00am by Mandy Zhou

    ... Mandy Zuo mandy.zuo@scmp.com Shanghai authorities say tap water quality remains normal while they step up search for more carcasses at upper reaches of Huangpu River 9,500 dead pigs in river source of drinking water The number of pig carcasses recovered from rivers in and near Shanghai since early last week has surpassed 13,000. About 9,500 have been retrieved from the Huangpu ...

  7. News - China

    Number of dead pigs found in Shanghai river rises to 3,323

    Posted Mar 11th 2013, 11:06am by Chris Luo

    ... China had seen an increasing occurrence of this kind of virus causing sickness in pigs. On Thursday, dead pigs were found floating at the Songjiang district section of the Huangpu River ... which is located on the upper reaches of Huangpu River. Jiaxing local media reports last week said more than 18,000 pigs from one village had died from illness in the last two months. ...

  8. News - China - HEALTH

    Pig toll from Shanghai, Jiaxing rivers climbs above 12,000

    Posted Mar 17th 2013, 12:00am by MANDY ZUO

    ... Mandy Zuo mandy.zuo@scmp.com Tests reveal no abnormalities in Shanghai and Jiaxing water or in pork on sale, officials say Toll of pigs fished from rivers tops 12,000 More than 12,000 pig carcasses have now been retrieved from Shanghai's Huangpu River and rivers and lakes in neighbouring Jiaxing, with the search for more continuing in both cities. Workers had pulled nearly 9,000 ...

  9. News - China

    Number of dead pigs pulled from Shanghai rivers nears 15,000

    Posted Mar 19th 2013, 09:01pm by AFP

    ... financial centre. Shanghai city workers retrieved 369 bodies from the Huangpu River on Monday, bringing the municipality’s total to 10,164 since the first were found earlier this month, the city ... Agence France-Presse in Shanghai The number of dead pigs found in a river which runs through Shanghai had reached nearly 15,000, officials and reports said on Tuesday, as a newspaper ...

  10. A yellow river runs in Shanghai's taps

    Posted Mar 15th 2006, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... World Expo along the Huangpu River and attract more foreign companies, water quality is a big issue. Shanghai has set a goal of making it possible to drink water directly from the tap by 2010. ... water source is the Huangpu, a main shipping lane and a dumping ground for factories and households. Besides cleaning up the Huangpu, authorities have announced plans to bring more drinking ...




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