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  1. News - China Insider - CHINA DIGEST

    Goats overdose on vaccine; Thief makes off with cash from traffic police office; Fugitive's 16-year run ends in car crash

    Posted Nov 24th 2014, 05:42am by Staff Reporter

    ... Anhui A car to die for A 30-year-old man from Fuyang tried to kill himself by drinking pesticide after his parents refused to buy him an 800,000 yuan (HK$1 million) car, the Anhui Business Times reports. Police received a call last Thursday from the man saying he had taken the poison. He is divorced and has three children, but lives with his parents. He saw the vehicle at a car ...

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    Row led to fatal fire; suspect freed but denied passport; pupils craving for culture

    Posted Nov 17th 2014, 06:11am by Staff Reporter

    ... attention", but neither of them tried to put it out and the blaze spread. They lived in a flat shared by 10 people. Two neighbours did not escape from the fire and died from breathing in poisonous ... on the mainland. It also had a blacklist of maids deemed to be poor at their work, the report said. Freed but denied passport A man who was cleared of poisoning two children after spending eight years ...

  3. Thousands poisoned by lead from smelting plant, Gansu villagers claim

    Posted Sep 06th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine Kwok Thousands of villagers in the northwest province of Gansu have been showing up to hospital with lead poisoning they say was caused by a local smelting plant. The villagers, ... said villagers suspected the 12-year-old plant of poisoning them. A propaganda official from Hui county, who only gave his surname as Lo, said the cases caught the authority's attention ...

  4. Man held for running clinic at home

    Posted Jul 08th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Joshua But A 71-year-old man who was allegedly operating a medical clinic from his home was arrested for practising medicine without being a registered practitioner and for illegal possession of drugs, including antibiotics. Police raided the man's flat in Kwai Chung yesterday and seized more than 13,000 pills, including 10,000 antibiotics and Part 1 poisons, worth a total ...

  5. Action is needed on poisonings

    Posted Aug 29th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I have been so upset to read about all these cases of poor mainland children getting lead poisoning or poisoning from other chemicals from factories. How can something like this happen? ... or the will to deal with the real problems the people face? These poisonings are going to affect the victims and their families for the rest of their lives. The unscrupulous factory owners should be made ...

  6. Student denies drug, poison charges

    Posted May 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong A 16-year-old student from La Salle College pleaded not guilty yesterday in Kowloon City Court to one count of possession of a dangerous drug at the school and a count of possession of Part I poison at the school on April 3. The hearing was set down to be heard on August 24. ...

  7. Officials suspended over Hunan poison villages

    Posted Aug 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to widespread poisoning from a heavy-metals processing plant. A news portal operated by the provincial government reported that the Liuyang city administration had suspended Chen Wenbo and his deputy ... there began dying from cadmium and indium poisoning three months ago. Village representatives came away from the meeting unhappy. They said the officials had not offered concrete solutions ...

  8. Stop unnecessary poisonings

    Posted Apr 30th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Two recent cases of toddlers being poisoned- one with cyanide he found in his mother's purse and the other with kerosene stored in a soft-drink bottle- should make us all very ... as possible. This means definitely not storing things like kerosene in containers that look to children like they have something delicious in them. As for carrying around a poisonous substance ...

  9. Villagers fear poisoned pigs headed for sale

    Posted Aug 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the prolonged poisoning of both people and the environment by the Xianghe Chemical plant. The officials promised that all would be destroyed. Puhua villagers said the officials did destroy ...

  10. Villagers fear dog poisonings herald burglaries

    Posted Jan 01st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Phyllis Tsang Residents urge police to investigate Residents of a Sai Kung village have urged the police to investigate a series of suspected dog poisonings that they fear could have been committed to set homes up for burglary. Three dogs died, one survived an apparent poisoning and three went missing in Pan Long Wan village last month. Two of the dogs died suddenly after falling ill ...




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