A total of 16 people have gone on trial in China accused of a US$10 million scam that saw waste from animal parts used to make cooking oil, state media reported on Tuesday.Tuesday, 3 September, 2013, 8:12pm
Shanghai plans to turn recycled cooking oil, some of it seized by authorities, into an environmental asset by converting it into fuel for vehicles, state media said on Monday.
The Shanghai government plans to cooperate with a local university and six companies to produce biodiesel from used oil to power the city’s buses, taxis and trucks, the China Daily newspaper reported.27 May 2013 - 5:08pm
The mainland's frightening list of food scandals that have killed and sickened untold numbers are the consequence of authorities' failure to take a responsible stand on safety and regulation. The State Council's decision to create a single agency to deal with food and drug regulation finally moves in the right direction.16 Mar 2013 - 2:40am
The authority and legitimacy of the 13 Taiwan deputies to the 12th National People's Congress was challenged at yesterday's open discussion panel by journalists from the mainland and Taiwan, including the official Xinhua news agency, Guangzhou-based newspaper New Express and Taipei's China News Agency.10 Mar 2013 - 6:56am
Time almost stands still at Now TV
After reading the correspondence focusing on Now TV often showing repeats of BBC series, I am writing to say that this is too often the case and is widespread across English-language channels.
Now Broadband TV might transmit over the internet, yet is a company where time almost stands still.3 Jan 2013 - 4:21am 5 comments
Sunday, Oriental Daily
Excessive plasticiser found in mainland-made sauces29 Dec 2012 - 3:53am
When the mainland media showed disgusting images of how cooking oil is processed and stored in some areas a few months ago, the Hong Kong public watched with a mixed sense of shock and relief. While it is astonishing to see kitchen waste dredged from restaurant drains and reprocessed for cooking, we are also grateful for our more stringent safety rules and surveillance here.22 Dec 2012 - 1:57am 1 comment
Secretary for Food and Health Ko Wing-man said on Thursday that samples have been taken from about a dozen restaurants reportedly using contaminated cooking oil supplied by a Kwai Chung manufacturer.14 Dec 2012 - 4:41pm 1 comment
Failed gambler leaps from Macau bridge
A 22-year-old man who lost 20,000 patacas in a Macau casino grabbed a single chip, fled the building and jumped off the Macau-Taipa Bridge. Customs officers found him in the water and arrested him.
Raid on factory recycling 'gutter oil'14 Dec 2012 - 3:50am
Autumn lovers in a jam22 Oct 2012 - 4:13am