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  1. Anhui children fall ill with lead poisoning

    Posted Jan 07th 2011, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao in Beijing and Laura Zhou Another toxic metal pollution scandal has erupted on the mainland, this time in Anhui province, with at least 24 children, aged between nine months and 16 years, being admitted to hospital for lead poisoning. They were among more than 200 children in Gaohe town, Huaining county, who were found with excessive concentrations of lead ...

  2. Children drive profits at illegal fireworks plants

    Posted Feb 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Choi Chi-yuk Thousands of children work long, dangerous hours on the mainland, helping make festive firecrackers before the Lunar New Year. Their pay, about 30 yuan (HK$34) per 50,000 ... and night, and dozens, if not hundreds, of them lose their lives each year as a result of explosions caused by poor safety standards and working conditions. Thirteen children died in an explosion ...

  3. Lai See

    Posted Jun 05th 2010, 12:00am by Luisa Tam

    ... abandoned. This once spoiled, but now sick child of Europe, has met the same fate, not once, but twice, thousands of years later. The first betrayal came from long-time partner, LEO Pharma, a Danish ... by the authorities' insistence on introducing an average 25 per cent price cut on their products because of its acute national debt. The second betrayal came from its own children. Young Greek professionals ...

  4. Fall from grace

    Posted Sep 19th 2010, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... division; by night he is the nicest dad on the block. Together with Patty, a college basketball star turned perfect mother, they raise their children (Jessica and Joey) to be liberal, happy and free. By freeing their children, Patty and Walter hope to free themselves- from their past, their fears and their darkest impulses. The effect of this opening chapter is not unlike watching ...

  5. The true cost of oil

    Posted Jul 20th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... thousands of oil spills that have spoiled the livelihoods of fishermen and farmers and turned the water foul. Fewer people hear about these oil spills because they affect mostly poor people who live ...

  6. A flood of paper treasures chases anita

    Posted Jan 08th 2004, 12:00am by Tinnie Chow

    ... in North Point. The usual offerings include shoes, money, clothes... but Anita hit the jackpot, with her friends going out of their way to spoil her. Included on the list of items thrown ...

  7. Barney's Space Adventures

    Posted Jan 27th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... starring Winnie the Pooh, Thomas the Tank Engine, the Tweenies and other iconic children's story characters, it seems children's entertainment is really the new rock 'n' roll. ... Their destination is the Perfectly Purple Planet, inhabited by oh-so-friendly aliens. The rulers of the planet, King Morado and Queen Purpurina, host a grand ball to celebrate Barney's love of children ...

  8. Outtakes

    Posted Aug 14th 2008, 12:00am by Adam Wright

    ... to be spoiled for choice. The biggest name announced so far - outside of classical music and opera, which are not covered on these pages - is the Omar Sosa Afreecanos Quartet, who merge the sounds ...

  9. Demolition near Ruins of St Paul's questioned

    Posted Mar 13th 2010, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu A demolition project near the Ruins of St Paul's may lead to archaeological finds relating to Macau's most famous landmark, once the base for Catholic missionary work in Asia. But some critics see the project as a veiled redevelopment plan that may spoil the surroundings of the UN-recognised world heritage site. The Macau government has marked the location ...

  10. Child death toll rises after blast

    Posted Dec 01st 2009, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... Ivan Zhai Guangxi health officials have admitted the number of children killed in an illegal fireworks factory explosion last month was more than first announced, but they would not reveal how many have died, fearing the public' reaction. A senior staff member at the Hezhou Health Bureau told the South China Morning Post that more dead children had been reported in addition ...




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