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  1. Rumours trigger panic buying of salt across mainland, HK

    Posted Mar 18th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff reporters Fears over Japan's continuing nuclear crisis fuelled a salt-buying frenzy across China as shoppers raced to stock up on the basis of wild rumours and speculation. The craze began over the erroneous belief that salt and the iodine in i ...

  2. Two Japanese tourists treated for high levels of radiation

    Posted Mar 26th 2011, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai, Will Clem

    ... Will Clem in Shanghai and Ivan Zhai Two Japanese tourists were treated at a Jiangsu hospital after airport checks found they showed severe levels of radiation on arrival from Tokyo, the mainland's safety watchdog said yesterday. The General Administr ...

  3. Report of Daya Bay nuclear leak dismissed by CLP and government

    Posted Jun 15th 2010, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok The government and CLP Power have dismissed a report by Radio Free Asia claiming the Daya Bay nuclear plant in Shenzhen had suffered a major leak that was threatening public safety. The report one of the Washington-based station's Chinese-l ...

  4. Media freedom the best guarantor of public safety

    Posted Dec 17th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The stream of preventable accidents on the mainland has many causes, but the government's tight control of the media is a major factor. If journalists are allowed to do their jobs properly, threats and dangers will be revealed more readily. Timely al ...

  5. Villagers head home after nuclear scare sparks mass exodus

    Posted Jul 20th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Woods Lee Tens of thousands of residents were returning to their villages and towns in Qixian county, Henan province, at the weekend after fleeing their homes over rumours of a nuclear disaster. The villagers began returning to their homes after local aut ...

  6. Radiation fears over new radar device at government office

    Posted Jan 08th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun and Agnes Lam A radar device to be installed on the roof of the North Point Government Offices may pose a health threat because of radiation, say surveyors working in the tower. The device, to be erected by the Civil Engineering and Development ...

  7. Garden company turns a profit

    Posted Mar 12th 2006, 12:00am by Winsome Lane

    ... Winsome Lane Brie Sievert studied to become an interior designer with the idea of making private homes beautiful. But when she re-located to Lantau and saw how so much of the island is neglected she decided to use her design talents to landscape both gard ...

  8. Radiation fears see Cathay limit crews' NY flights

    Posted Mar 27th 2005, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry Unions say passengers must be told of risks Attendants on Cathay Pacific's direct flights to New York say they are being limited to around two trips a month on the route because of concerns about their exposure to cosmic radiation. But no ...

  9. Observatory says radioactive dust levels safe

    Posted Mar 30th 2011, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Cheung Chi-fai and Minnie Chan The Hong Kong Observatory detected radioactive dust from Fukushima in Hong Kong, but levels had been extremely low, it said yesterday. The observatory rejected suggestions it had delayed releasing the results, saying it need ...

  10. 48 days needed to fix radioactive mishap

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

    ... Stephen Chen Scientists and government safety experts spent 48 days handling an accident involving a highly dangerous radioactive substance near a densely populated area of Guangzhou's Panyu district. A technical glitch at the Guangzhou Research and ...




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