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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    How they see it: China's smog

    Posted Jan 20th 2013, 12:00am

    ... media. The government's principal propaganda organs essentially surrendered to public sentiment, breaking their silence and … calling the pollution "choking, dirty and poisonous ... (Washington)   3. Global Times Faced with muddy skies, people have been asking, "What's wrong with China?" and "What can we do?" Although measures against pollution have had ...

  2. 24 hours with Ding Feifei and Ding Wei

    Posted Oct 17th 2004, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... such as shuizhuyue- fish cooked with all sorts of spices- are my poison. I used to load myself up with them, but it doesn't do my voice any favours so I restrict my intake to once a month. Ding Feifei: ... of eateries just downstairs. If Feifei's here, I'll make more of a feast: she doesn't really know how to cook so it's up to me. We have a studio in Beijing where we can do ...

  3. More of the poison may provide cure

    Posted May 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in the first two weeks of this month, an official newspaper reported on Wednesday. Economists say that this time more monetary easing policies might not be enough to do the trick, as sluggish ...

  4. Censors clamp down on food safety reports

    Posted Jul 31st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... impossible to do stories about food safety now. You have to get the approval of the propaganda department,' a Beijing reporter said. Reporters with New Beijing News and Beijing Times, the only ... such as toxic fish and poisonous pet food that have tarnished the mainland's reputation Ironically, the Beijing Daily Messenger was the only Beijing newspaper not to pursue the cardboard-buns ...

  5. A New Year resolution for the leaders- clean up the foul air in Beijing

    Posted Jan 01st 2007, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... homes in the exclusive and wooded Zhongnanhai compound and first-class medical attention, among others- every day they breathe the same filthy air as I do. But that also leaves me dismayed ... to be the first time the central government had made this a policy objective. But hope soon evaporated, with his pledge being met with a series of disastrous pollution incidents, including the poisoning ...

  6. Democracy march a show of conviction

    Posted Jan 13th 2008, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... a show of defiance? And will sticking to the 2012 demand prolong bickering and poison the political atmosphere? Shouldn't the democrats and society at large scratch the 2012 issue from ... their leaders. Realistically, they know there is little they can do regardless of their wishes. From that perspective, the people who turn up at Victoria Park today will not hold out high hopes ...

  7. Migrant grocer content in knowing he is more fortunate than most

    Posted Jan 04th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to move my shop. From time to time, the markets where I ran my business gave way to construction projects, so I've had to keep moving around Beijing over the past years. How much money do you ... despite the long hours every day. How long do you work every day? My little vegetable shop is open from 8.30am to 11pm every day. I get up at 6am and ride my motorised pedicab for half an hour ...

  8. Five elderly villagers held as police break up protest

    Posted Aug 28th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... plants accused of poisoning the environment. The arrests- which began on Friday and continued yesterday- brought to 22 the number of people detained since large-scale rioting broke out in Huaxi ... and that crop yields have fallen. They plan to take their case to court. 'We have legal right on our side, but they are local officials and have the power. What can we do?' said one villager. ...

  9. Return of smog casts pall on claims the capital's air is getting cleaner

    Posted Feb 10th 2007, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... said Chen Tian, chief engineer of the capital's Environmental Protection Bureau. Officials do have some reason to feel proud: the capital saw a record 241 days with clear skies last year, ... standards for more than a third of the year is not really commendable,' said office clerk Zhang Ting. Professor Ma agreed. 'Strictly speaking, we still live in a poisoned atmosphere,' ...

  10. Forbidden city

    Posted Mar 19th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and they listen intently as the salesman explains how the hi-tech bunker, with its own electricity and oxygen supply, can keep them safe from gunfire, explosions and even poison-gas attacks. The Jiangs ... to the new development, he says. Yet the evicted residents tell a different story. 'If I am a millionaire, why am I doing this,' asks 50-year- old Yang Zhiyong with an ironic laugh as he ...



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