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2012-01-28 08:19:19

The discovery of a carcinogenic substance has led officials to warn millions of people in southern China not to drink water from a pair of polluted rivers.

2008-10-13 09:00:26

Number of sick in south China water poisoning rises to 450 NANNING, Oct. 10 (Xinhua) -- The number of people sickened after drinking contaminated water in south China has risen to 450 as of Friday, including four with arsenic poisoning.

2008-10-10 09:00:30

South China water poisoning toll rises to 200 sick NANNING, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) -- The number of people made ill after drinking contaminated water in south China has risen to 200 from Tuesday's 136, as medical tests found more people with arsenic poisoning.

2008-10-08 09:00:24

136 villagers poisoned by contaminated water in south China NANNING, Oct. 7 (Xinhua) -- Contaminated drinking water has poisoned 136 villagers in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, the local government said on Tuesday based on an initial investigation.

2008-10-08 09:00:24

Arsenic-sickened villagers out of danger in south China NANNING, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) -- A local government official said on Wednesday that 136 villagers were in stable condition after drinking water contaminated by arsenic in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.

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2008-07-16 15:00:00

China meted out penalties to four cities and 10 power firms for their failures in meeting anti- pollution requirements just weeks before the Olympics.


Word of the Day
zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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