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  1. Villagers riot over poisoned water

    Posted Jul 15th 2010, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Fiona Tam Thousands of villagers from the Zhuang ethnic group clashed with Han workers over an aluminium plant that natives say dumped the sewage that poisoned their drinking water and flooded 100 homes. Both Xinhua and local authorities in Jingxi county, in the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, said the clash was over a dispute concerning construction of a road to the plant. ...

  2. Poisoned by Polonium: The Litvinenko File

    Posted Aug 24th 2008, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... Clarence Tsui Poisoned by Polonium: The Litvinenko File Director: Andrei Nekrasov The film: Andrei Nekrasov couldn't have anticipated that the DVD release of his new documentary would ... Georgia in response to its bombardment of South Ossetia, Poisoned by Polonium: The Litvinenko File lifts the lid on the political machinations through which Vladimir Putin has nurtured, ...

  3. City briefs

    Posted May 05th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... showering, his mother said. Doctors said he suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder. seven more poisoned Seven more people who ate garoupa at a wedding banquet at the Panda Hotel in Tsuen Wan on Sunday were confirmed to have suffered ciguatera poisoning, bringing the total to 13, with one still in hospital. ...

  4. News - China - SICHUAN EARTHQUAKE

    Quake survivors find extraordinary strength in life-or-death moments

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:00am by MANDY ZUO

    ... him a good roommate, particularly in light of a recent case of a student at Fudan University who allegedly poisoned his roommate, sparking a nationwide discussion about relationships between ...

  5. Blaze deaths 'unavoidable'

    Posted Nov 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... They died of carbon monoxide poisoning from burning plastic furniture, the court heard. Liu said at least five people had heard Siu's call for help on the radio when his oxygen was running out. ...

  6. Islanders return to volcanic home

    Posted Feb 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo Residents of volcanic Miyakejima Island will return to their homes today, anxious to rebuild their lives after an eruption sent them into exile in Tokyo four years ago. The first group of islanders will brave poisonous gas and the possibility of further eruptions when their boat arrives this morning. The evacuation order was lifted by local authorities ...

  7. Private jet travel a selfish form of transport and major polluter

    Posted Sep 10th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... dispute. Firms involved in promoting private jets and helicopters are no less immoral than mainland factory owners who poison villagers by dumping toxic waste and leaking heavy metals into water ...

  8. One missing after rail tunnel collapse

    Posted Jul 21st 2009, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... site in Shenzhen in the past two weeks. Earlier this month, two workers were poisoned by toxic gas in Luohu district. There have also been frequent cases of subsidence during the work ...

  9. Tokyo executives descend on HK

    Posted Mar 20th 2011, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... reactor meltdown,' he said. 'Once it became clear that there was a danger of getting radiation poisoning, everything changed. 'We'll be staying here for at least three weeks ...

  10. 3 die as bus bursts into flames in Shanghai

    Posted May 06th 2008, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... alleged terrorist groups planning to stage attacks in the capital and Shanghai starting this month and using explosives and poison, state media has reported. A Uygur woman allegedly tried to blow ...




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