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  1. News - China

    Dead pigs turn up in Shanghai's water supply

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

    ... Mandy Zuo mandy.zuo@scmp.com Carcasses drift down from farming areas on Shanghai's Huangpu River Dead pigs turn up in city's water supply The agriculture and environmental protection departments in Shanghai's Songjiang district have pulled more than 3,300 dead pigs out of the Huangpu River, which flows through the municipality, in the past week. Porcine ...

  2. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Over 1,000 deads ducks found in Sichuan river

    Posted Mar 25th 2013, 08:04pm by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com The decomposed bodies of more than a thousand ducks have been found on a river in Pengshan county, Sichuan, following the dumping of more than 10,000 pigs in the Huangpu River in Shanghai earlier this month. Even though the dead ducks were first discovered almost a week ago, most county residents said the local government had not told them ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. News - China - HEALTH

    Pig carcasses in river result of weather and illnesses, not epidemic: officials

    Posted Mar 14th 2013, 12:00am by Alice Yan, MANDY ZUO

    ... from the Huangpu River, which flows through the heart of the country's largest city. A government crackdown last year on an underground market for dead pigs that were butchered for illegal ... In an online interview yesterday, Jiaxing's rural economic bureau said the city was not the only source of carcasses in the Huangpu River, but did not say which other places were to blame. ...

  5. Rolling on the River

    Posted May 13th 2004, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... Michael Taylor Northeast of Xiaolan are three townships offering a delightful detour and good food: Dongfeng, Huangpu and Minzhong. Huangpu is famous for its food industry- the cured meats ... (Tel: (0760) 557 8628). Built on stilts over the river, the picturesque eatery has ceiling fans and a mostly seafood menu. The Dry Fried Fresh Water Shark (23 yuan)- cooked with red peppers, ...

  6. News - China

    Dead pigs show dark side of China food industry

    Posted Mar 15th 2013, 05:31pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Jiaxing Thousands of dead pigs in a Shanghai river have cast a spotlight on China’s poorly regulated farm production, with the country’s favourite meat joining a long list of food scares. As of Friday, the number of carcasses recovered in recent days from the Huangpu river – which cuts through the commercial hub and supplies over 20 per cent of its ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. News - China - PEARL BRIEFING

    Shenzhen is losing its fight against pollution in main rivers

    Posted Sep 20th 2014, 04:31am by He Huifeng

    ... He Huifeng huifeng.he@scmp.com Despite spending billions of yuan since 2000, the city is losing its fight against water pollution Shenzhen: A foul network of dirty rivers runs through it Residents of the Pearl River Delta have been shocked recently to hear reports that more than half of the waterways in Shenzhen, the most developed city in Guangdong, are black, polluted and smelly. ...

  9. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    American held in South Korea after trying to swim across Han River to rival North

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 11:04pm by AFP

    ... who was apparently trying to swim across the river border into rival North Korea, the South's defence ministry said. "A male American citizen was arrested last night while attempting to swim across the river," a ministry spokesman said yesterday, adding that he had been handed over to authorities. According to the Yonhap news agency, the man told investigators that he had ...

  10. News - China Insider - AGRICULTURE

    Floating dead pigs resurface in China rivers

    Posted Aug 05th 2013, 01:33pm by Chris Luo

    ... Chris Luo chris.luo@scmp.com The nightmare of dead-pig dumping in waterways near Shanghai has returned to haunt China's river inhabitants, despite government vows to crack down on the practice. In the months since authorities fished out more than 10,000 dead pigs from Huangpu River and its tributaries in March, farmers still appear to be disposing of the carcasses the same way. ...




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