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  1. The misery of life in cancer county

    Posted Sep 11th 2004, 12:00am by Ray Cheung

    ... in the lowlands of Henan. In the surrounding villages of Shenqiu county, cancer has already claimed the lives of thousands and pushed hundreds to the brink of death. In Ms Kong's village alone, ... replies: 'Try to eat some porridge- you will be okay.' The culprit for all this death and despair is, apparently, contaminated water. Shenqiu county lies inside the Huai River basin, one ...

  2. Parents furious at punishments for lead scandal

    Posted Jan 14th 2011, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... over local handling of the scandal. Villagers in Gaohe town, Huaining county, said the lenient punishment of 10 county-level officials would barely make a difference to either ... and provincial health authorities claimed children poisoned by lead leaks were cured within days without medical treatment. County environmental chief Zhao Yiping, who was suspended last week, was sacked ...

  3. We've been diddled, Disney holdouts say

    Posted Jun 29th 2010, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem in Shanghai It will soon be the place where dreams come true, but at the moment Zhaohang village, on the outskirts of Shanghai, is where they are being crushed by the wrecker's ball. What was a sleepy, semi-rural hamlet has been all but raz ...

  4. Farmland flooded by toxic sludge from smelter

    Posted Mar 25th 2011, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... and flooded his village and several others. The reservoir breached when the factory owner tried to repair the dyke, the report said. The smelter sat right on the border between Qingxin county in Qingyuan city and Zhaoqing city's Guangning county. But the newspaper's report was denied by local authorities in both Qingyuan and Zhaoqing, who insisted the incident and its impact had ...

  5. Zijin shares fall as probe points to breaches in waste water discharge

    Posted Jul 20th 2010, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... excessive waste water to be discharged directly into the Ting River. It also emerged that shoddy work had been observed in various facilities of the Zijinshan copper mine in Shanghang county ... pollution problems stemmed from a lack of oversight, after various retired Shanghang cadres took up well-paid positions in the firm. Zijin contributed 60 per cent of the county's taxation ...

  6. Sludge, sludge, wink, wink: how collusion abets pollution

    Posted Jul 27th 2010, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... but perhaps not to residents in Shanghang county, Fujian- the headquarters of China's top gold producer. People there have long been aware of the 'special relationship' between ... shareholder is none other than the State-Owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission's county branch in Shanghang, which holds a stake of nearly 30 per cent. Not only have retired ...

  7. Police detain Aids activist, claiming he damaged hospital

    Posted Aug 24th 2010, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... county, where he had been kept against his will since last Tuesday. Tian has repeatedly petitioned the local and central governments, demanding compensation. He has also worked ... after receiving a message saying the county Communist Party secretary was willing to talk about his compensation issues. But after he returned to Henan, he was angry to find the party chief ...

  8. 12 sickened by contaminated water supply in Henan

    Posted Oct 03rd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... About a dozen people were recovering in a hospital in Henan province's Ruyang county yesterday after drinking water contaminated with what police believe was pesticide. Police have ... in the county. A Xinhua report said at least 30 people were admitted to the emergency ward of a local hospital on Wednesday morning. A police spokesman yesterday said more than half of the victims were ...

  9. Scenic mountain pass now a road in ruins

    Posted Jun 16th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Mountain's pass, on the alert for falling rocks. All vehicles trying to reach Li, Wenchuan and Mao counties from Chengdu had to make a 500km detour west to avoid the destruction on the 56km mountain ... world. The road was pretty narrow but very easy to drive, and the scenery along the road was very beautiful,' Mr Zhang said. The road from Chengdu to the Wenchuan county seat is part ...

  10. Officials suspended over pig-feed expose

    Posted Mar 17th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhuang Pinghui The heads of animal husbandry bureaus in Henan counties where pig farmers mixed illegal substances in feed have been suspended from work following a television expose. In a nationally televised show to mark World Consumer Rights Day on Tuesday, pig farmers in counties including Mengzhou, Qinyang and Jiyuan were shown mixing banned clenbuterol hydrochloride in feed ...




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