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  1. No end in sight to the scourge of rat poison

    Posted Dec 06th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and to take lethal revenge on others. A war to eradicate the rat poison dushuqiang on the mainland by the end of the year was declared in July. But officials admit they will miss that target. In the past month alone, four poisonings have made 200 people ill and killed at least 12. In all, there have been more than 2,000 recorded cases of malicious poisoning with dushuqiang this year. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/437145/no-end-sight-scourge-rat-poison
  2. Pet owners furious after police fail to press charges against dog poisoners

    Posted Nov 24th 2003, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... Elaine Wu Dog owners in Tsing Yi are calling for justice after two sisters who admitted poisoning dogs were not charged by police. Two dogs from Tai Wong Ha Village were poisoned last Tuesday when they ate beef mixed with rat poison that was placed in front of the sisters' home. One died in its owner's arms 30 minutes later, while the other survived after its owner ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/435689/pet-owners-furious-after-police-fail-press-charges-against-dog-poisoners
  3. Suspicious wife dished up rat poison to scare husband

    Posted Dec 18th 2003, 12:00am by Sara Bradford

    ... Sara Bradford Mainlander admits preparing tainted rice dinner that felled man and co-worker A wife slipped rat poison into her husband's dinner in an attempt to stop him from seeing ... with convulsions and were admitted to intensive care. Both still suffer side-effects from the poisoning on January 23. Huang pleaded guilty in the Court of First Instance to two counts of administering ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/438534/suspicious-wife-dished-rat-poison-scare-husband
  4. Three jailed for soya-milk poisoning of children

    Posted Dec 24th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Irene Wang Three men have been jailed in connection with a case of soya-milk poisoning in Haicheng, Liaoning, that left one young girl dead and thousands of other children sick. Anshan ... after drinking soya milk produced by the Anshan company. A total of 292 were found to have been poisoned, a 12-year-old girl fatally. In April, the official cause was given as carbon monoxide ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/439178/three-jailed-soya-milk-poisoning-children
  5. Suspect eats rat poison

    Posted Nov 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tommy Lewis A woman suspected of killing a friend was last night admitted to hospital after consuming rat poison. Police were hoping to learn from the suspect, surnamed Ling, 31, how her ... at Wong Tai Sin Lower Estate. She called the police, who found bruise marks on Ng's neck. Ling became hysterical and took rat poison before the officers arrived. The women were rushed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/435465/suspect-eats-rat-poison
  6. Hundreds are struck down with food poisoning

    Posted Jul 01st 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... At least 348 people, including scores of children, have been admitted to hospital with food poisoning in four separate incidents. In one case, more than 100 children were taken ... to the No 1 Hospital in Qinhuangdao city in Hebei with food poisoning on Sunday, Xinhua reported yesterday. In Wenzhou city in Zhejiang, 80 employees from two factories that share a cafeteria were poisoned ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/420283/hundreds-are-struck-down-food-poisoning
  7. Lamma pet poisoner on notice

    Posted Oct 11th 2003, 12:00am by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... of whoever is poisoning the island's dogs and cats. Frustrated by what many see as a lack of interest by the local police, animal lovers decided to act after more than 20 dogs and an unknown ... this week said: 'Food is being laced with poison. Dogs and cats are dying. Our children are at risk. We are collecting pledges for a large reward that leads to the conviction of a dog ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/430670/lamma-pet-poisoner-notice
  8. Lamma pet poisoner on notice

    Posted Oct 11th 2003, 12:00am by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... of whoever is poisoning the island's dogs and cats. Frustrated by what many see as a lack of interest by the local police, animal lovers decided to act after more than 20 dogs and an unknown ... this week said: 'Food is being laced with poison. Dogs and cats are dying. Our children are at risk. We are collecting pledges for a large reward that leads to the conviction of a dog ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/430668/lamma-pet-poisoner-notice
  9. Man admits pouring poison in reservoir

    Posted Oct 07th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that frightened locals would buy his products. Sixty-four people from Ruyang county in Henan province fell ill last Wednesday after drinking the poisoned tap water. Forty-two of them were admitted ... with the idea to poison the water after reading a label on one of his purifiers that said the product could filter out pesticides and other toxins. He thought that if he poisoned the water the whole ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/430275/man-admits-pouring-poison-reservoir
  10. 55 at copper plant treated for poisoning

    Posted Sep 10th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Dozens of labourers at a copper smelter in Yunnan are being treated for suspected poisoning after they passed out. The company's deputy manager Yang Yuhe told Xinhua a high ... ill, they became alarmed. Yesterday, neither the provincial government nor industry representatives in the southwestern province would confirm the workers had been poisoned. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/427487/55-copper-plant-treated-poisoning

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