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  1. Business - Companies - EARNINGS

    McDonald’s August sales hit by China meat scandal

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 10:23am by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in New York Sales at McDonald’s restaurants dropped in August, hurt by a food-safety scandal in China and heavy competition in the US, the company said on Tuesday. The US fast-food giant said global comparable sales fell 3.7 per cent in August, bigger than the 2.5 per cent decline in July. “During August, McDonald’s global business faced several headwinds ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    'Gutter oil' scandal shows why we must keep track of the food chain

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 03:11am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Let's keep track of the food chain It has taken just 10 days since the "gutter oil" scandal broke in Taiwan for what started out as mainly someone else's ... company at the centre of the scandal, and on all food products made with cooking oil supplied by the company. Meanwhile, police are investigating Hong Kong trading company Globalway for allegedly ...

  3. News - China - EDUCATION

    Tougher mainland scrutiny of foreign teachers after child sex scandal fears

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 01:32pm by Laura Zhou in Beijing laura.zhou@scmp.com

    ... Laura Zhou in Beijing laura.zhou@scmp.com Teachers in China face checks and need five years' experience after one foreign teacher had criminal record for child pornography and another was on the run from child-sex charges Beijing has issued new guidelines calling for stricter scrutiny of foreigners working in the capital – especially teachers from abroad – after child sex scandals ...

  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Scandal-plagued Asahi Shimbun admits fabricating interview

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 04:48am by KYODO

    ... Kyodo in Tokyo Scandal-plagued newspaper admits faking interview The Asahi Shimbun, under fire for erroneous reports on Japan's wartime military brothels and the testimony of the late chief of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, revealed yesterday yet another scandal, saying it fabricated an interview with the president of Nintendo. In a statement yesterday, ...

  5. News - Hong Kong

    ‘Gutter oil’ scandal tarnishing Hong Kong’s reputation, says health secretary

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 05:01pm

    ... Wing-man said. On Friday afternoon, two men were arrested as part of the probe into the scandal. Both were arrested on charges of conspiracy to defraud and were detained pending inquiries. He said ... details of the investigation, nor the specific government departments involved, saying that it may affect the work. The latest food scare comes after the “gutter oil” scandal in Taiwan ...

  6. News - China - FOOD SAFETY

    New China food scandal as 30,000 tonnes of chicken feet found soaking in hydrogen peroxide

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 01:47pm by LAURA ZHOU

    ... with hydrogen peroxide were seized by authorities in Zhejiang province – in the latest wide-reaching food scandal to emerge in mainland China. Police said 35 business operators had been selling ... said. China has been stepping up efforts to improve public confidence in the country’s food industry, which have been rocked by scandals – sometimes resulting in deaths – involving shoddy ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Gutter oil scandal reveals stunning lapses in regional food safety checks

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 05:46pm by Albert Cheng

    ... Albert Cheng Albert Cheng says as more brands are found to have bought substandard products, officials must be pressed to conduct more stringent tests Gutter oil scandal reveals stunning lapses in regional food safety checks The "gutter oil" scandal is spinning out of control. At the last count, the tainted oil has been found to have been used in nearly 250 types ...

  8. News - China Insider - CORRUPTION INVESTIGATION

    CCTV graft scandal forces international film forum to move venue to Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 03:42pm by Raquel Carvalho

    ... Raquel Carvalho raquel.carvalho@scmp.com Event originally slated for Beijing, but host CCTV 'unable to perform duties' A major international conference on documentaries supposed to be held in Beijing in November has had to relocate to Hong Kong ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - FOOD SAFETY

    Starbucks and 7-Eleven in Hong Kong drawn into ‘gutter oil’ scandal

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 12:45pm by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com More big chains have been drawn into the scandal over the use of old or tainted cooking oil in Hong Kong, as it emerged on Monday that cakes made with “gutter ... – as a precaution. The scandal was uncovered on September 1 when police raided the unlicensed factory in Taiwan. Wilson Chau Cheuk-fung, a lecturer in applied science at the Institute of Vocational ...

  10. News - World - UZBEKISTAN

    Uzbek ruler's daughter Gulnara Karimova in graft scandal

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 09:53pm by GDN

    ... in a year of feuding that- due to Karimova's trigger-happy Twitter finger- has played out in public. In a series of scandalous tweets, Karimova accused her mother, Tatyana Karimova, ...




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