Xiaocuo Villager Xiao Jiangong told reporters that authorities told villagers to save themselves after a leak of the chemical C9 in Quangang, Quanzhou city, Fujian Province. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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SCMP Editorial

Clumsy cover-up of toxic spill has again damaged public trust

  • The habit of cover-ups that put officials’ political interests first seems to die hard

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Xiaocuo Villager Xiao Jiangong told reporters that authorities told villagers to save themselves after a leak of the chemical C9 in Quangang, Quanzhou city, Fujian Province. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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