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  1. News - China - PEARL BRIEFING

    Science students embroiled in plant safety debate

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 03:40am by Ivan Zhai

    ... paraxylene (PX) manufacturing followed a disheartening pattern: a local government suddenly unveils the planned project to the public, who in turn demand additional information- ... With the current outcry over a proposed PX facility in Maoming in southern Guangdong province, one aspect of the affair bears closer examination. It reflects how propaganda authorities work to give ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - TALKING POINTS

    Talking points

    Posted May 16th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... groups rally against plant Environmental campaigners in Yunnan hope to rally in the provincial capital Kunming to protest against a planned petrochemical refinery and a related paraxylene (PX) ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Maoming chemical plant failed to build trust with residents

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 03:57am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Factory failed to build trust Local governments on the mainland well know the sensitivities of chemical plants that produce paraxylene, or PX. Protests since 2007 against ... giant Sinopec, to produce PX, used to make polyester and plastic bottles. The state-run Maoming Daily described the chemical as "an important element for building our happy life". ...

  4. News - China - YANGTZE BRIEFING

    Hangzhou riot shows once public trust is lost, it is hard to win back

    Posted May 17th 2014, 03:18am by Alice Yan

    ... that is said to have benefitted from relatively competent officials and transparent governance. But the reality may be less sanguine. Plans to build a paraxylene plant in Ningbo triggered public ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Ningbo protests against growth at any cost

    Posted Oct 30th 2012, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Heed Ningbo call for change China's days of pursuing growth above all else are over. Protest upon protest over industrial projects that citizens see as damaging to health and the environment make that plain; people are no longer willin ...

  6. News - China

    Kunming mayor stays true to his promise and opens microblog account

    Posted May 17th 2013, 10:47am by Patrick Boehler

    ... in the making. Protesters were concerned about the environmental impact of the gas refinery, which was given the go-ahead in March, particularly over its emissions of carcinogenic paraxylene ...



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