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  1. News - China - POLLUTION

    Guangdong villagers' fury at children's lead poisoning

    Posted Aug 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... at children's lead poisoning Local authorities in a remote town in northern Guangdong are being accused of covering up the severity of pollution in the area. Residents reject the official tally of only 18 severe cases of lead poisoning and say hundreds of children are suffering. In May, word spread online that many children in Xingzi township, Lianzhou, had tested positive for lead ...

  2. News - China

    Nineteen students sick in China from poisoned yoghurt

    Posted Dec 21st 2013, 11:44am by Reuters in Beijing

    ... Reuters in Beijing Nineteen primary school children in China have been hospitalised after drinking yoghurt said to be laced with rat poison and herbicide, the Xinhua state news said. A 34-year-old woman from Loudi city in the central province of Hunan confessed to poisoning the yoghurt drink before delivering to the students, Xinhua said on Saturday. It said the woman was suspected ...

  3. News - China

    Chinese tourists in Nepal died of gas poisoning

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 08:56pm by Agence France-Presse in Kathmandu

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kathmandu Two Chinese tourists found dead in their hotel room in Nepal last week died of gas poisoning caused by a malfunctioning heater, a forensic expert said ... who conducted autopsies on the pair, said “our findings show that the two Chinese men died of carbon monoxide poisoning”. “The gas that emanated from the heater in the hotel room poisoned ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - FOOD

    Truc: the cure

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 11:21pm by Susan Jung

    ... or parasites. These can cause food poisoning, so it's essential that you use fresh seafood raised in clean waters and sold by a reputable vendor. To be safe, ceviche shouldn't be eaten ...

  5. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, June 10, 2014

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 04:51am by LETTERS

    ... such as providing more housing. Suen Hoi-ken, Kowloon Tong   Courts must get tough with dog poisoners Poisoning of dogs is a common occurrence in Hong Kong. Over the last decade, many dogs have been poisoned on Lamma. One resident is leaving Hong Kong because of it. There should be stricter controls on the sale of toxic chemicals and tougher punishments in the courts for people who are found ...

  6. News - World - FRANCE

    French care worker charged with fatal poisoning of retirees

    Posted Dec 13th 2013, 02:42am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Grenoble 'Cocktail of drugs' poisoned retirees A French care worker has been charged with fatally poisoning six retirees in a retirement home in the French Alps and attempting to poison three others, a local prosecutor said yesterday. The 30-year-old woman fed the nine elderly residents a "cocktail of psychotropic drugs", said ...

  7. News - Asia - MARITIME DISPUTES

    Chinese patrol ships arrest six Vietnam crew

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 01:49am by AP

    ... the Gulf of Tonkin, which lies off Hainan. This poisons the atmosphere … it will add more pressure on Vietnam CARLYLE THAYER, PROFESSOR He said his information came from fishermen in a second boat ... again". Vietnam's Ministry of Foreign Affairs did not immediately return calls seeking comment. Analysts said the arrests would fuel tension between the two nations. "This poisons ...

  8. News - China Digest

    The Post's daily China news round-up- July 4, 20144

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 08:15am

    ... globally |Source: Business Insider Society Beijing will only harm itself if it seeks to muzzle Hong Kong |Source: The Times Photos: Arsenic poisoning in rural China |Source: The Guardian Rural villages in China hit by fluorine poisoning from coal-burning |Source: China Dialogue Clubbing with China's cocky young 1 percenters |Source: Vice News China Digest ...

  9. Business - Banking & Finance - MONEY MATTERS

    Cinda's sweetener fails to hide toxins of sugar-coated poison

    Posted Nov 30th 2013, 04:27am by Shirley Yam

    ... to mask sugar-coated poison Bad-debt management is a business not easy to understand. After spending two days trying to make sense of the 3.5cm-thick prospectus of China Cinda Asset Management ... to non-financial enterprises' assets is anybody's guess. That raises the question if the sweetener- Cinda's unique selling point- is at all sweet or merely sugar-coated poison ...




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