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  1. Official crackdown the new poison for Shaanxi peasants

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

    ... Choi Chi-yuk in Fengxiang They were desperate to have their voices heard when lead poisoning destroyed their health and families, but now they have fallen prey to another source ... 600 children were confirmed to have lead poisoning. However, tests were denied to many people over the age of 14, which suggests the total number poisoned could be higher. Residents had ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Judge condemns food poisoner's 'act of terror'

    Posted Aug 18th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the self-proclaimed 'Hong Kong bin Laden' who planted poisoned food in two supermarkets and threatened a Hong Kong version of the September 11 attacks. But they increased Ma Chiu-sing's ... of terrorism,' Mr Justice Ma said. The court heard earlier that Ma's threats to poison restaurant food and water heaters were aimed at forcing the resignations of senior government officials, ...

  5. Five years in jail for dumping baby in bin

    Posted Jul 15th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... to abandoning a child and possessing poisons listed as among the most dangerous by the government. The offences carry maximum sentences of 10 and two years, respectively. Judge Dufton called Tsui ... for a previous offence also involving high-grade poisons. Last November 1, ParknShop staff found five tightly tied plastic bags containing the baby girl, wrapped in newspaper, along with blood-soaked ...

  6. City Briefs

    Posted Jan 14th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... said the case, stemming from a raid last month, would be heard in Sha Tin Magistrate's Court on February 4. WOMAN GETS 31/2 YEARS JAIL FOR POISONING HUSBAND A woman who slipped rat poison into her husband's dinner to stop him seeing other women on the mainland was jailed for 31/2 years. Huang Zhuandi, 43, pleaded guilty to two counts of administering poison to husband Leung ...

  7. Banker's worries about marriage a rebuttal of abuse claim, court told

    Posted Jan 21st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kissel's fears that his wife might try to poison him. One of the witnesses was his confidante, Bryna O'Shea, who said Robert Kissel had asked her if his wife would kill him after having found ... affair, and with whom he discussed fears about being poisoned by his wife. Yesterday, Zervos said the evidence was not used to prove whether Kissel had killed her husband but to prove ...

  8. Notorious drug kingpin executed for trafficking

    Posted Sep 16th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Instead, he said he had used propiophenone, an easily accessible chemical used to make rat poison. According to a report by China Central Television, Liu had learned that secret method for making ... that the chemical was not rat poison. The Supreme People's Court gave its final approval for the death penalty before Liu was executed, a step required by law. Liu, 44, was fond of chemistry ...

  9. Helper gets eight months' jail for spiking baby's milk with bleach

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

    ... happened on March 25 in the family's Yuen Long flat. Lismiwati yesterday reversed her plea and admitted an amended charge of administering poison or other destructive or noxious substance with intent to injure. She had initially faced a count of administering poison to endanger life. Before sentencing, Lismiwati went down on her knees to apologise to the baby's parents, who were ...

  10. Hopeful sign on pollution amid smelter clash

    Posted Aug 18th 2009, 12:00am by Kelly Chan

    ... in the northwestern province of Shaanxi, clashed with police yesterday outside a lead smelter they believe has poisoned more than 600 children. While they were tearing down fences and blocking roads outside ... heavy-metal poisoning. The villagers blamed it on toxic waste discharged by a plant producing indium, a heavy metal used in liquid crystal displays. In Yancheng, in the eastern province of Jiangsu, ...




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