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  1. 50b yuan for river cleanup

    Posted Dec 25th 2008, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... resources. The environment minister said the nation had stepped up efforts to curb pollution at major water sources to improve water quality. The mainland had invested nearly 24 billion yuan over ... that November. Zhang Hu, director of the Guangzhou municipal bureau of water affairs, said the city government would clean up 121 rivers with a total length of 388km in 18 months. It would order ...

  2. When the water stops

    Posted Nov 15th 2009, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... The province's environmental chief, Li Qing, said in 2005 that pollution had seriously damaged Guangdong's water quality. In 2007, the Guangdong Water Resources Department revealed that half ... have reported serious water shortages. In Qingyuan and the neighbouring city of Shantou alone, at least 40 hectares of farmland are affected, while 70,000 people are short of drinking water ...

  3. Four on trial for snack bar poisoning

    Posted Oct 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... in the same neighbourhood with few customers. On February 20, he reached a deal with BYD human resources manager Zhang Zhenhua, who would receive a 500,000 yuan (HK$568,000) discount in rental fees ... nitrite in drain water and cloths used to cover food. It was also found on the ranges and had been put into salt shakers. Zhang told the court he did not know the chemical was lethal. Zhu said he ...

  4. Big lessons from a small village

    Posted Jan 10th 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... of resources. Two years ago, the Yuen Long district office asked me how the area could be improved. I suggested planting camphor and banyan trees, as well as bamboo. They responded to my request ... is pretty dry, and the trees need watering more frequently. As a result, the camphor trees seem to be dying. I believe that if every one of us can just do a little, we can make our environment ...



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