The AFP reports on the toxic and deadly legacy left by a factory that ceased operation in 2009 in Shuangqiao, a small village in Hunan province: At least 26 villagers have died from cadmium poisoning and hundreds more fallen...
by Josh Rudolph | May 21, 2013
On Saturday and after much public outcry, food safety authorities in the southern province of Guangzhou released the names of rice producers whose products were found to contain cadmium, a toxic heavy metal. The Global Times...
by Paulina Hartono | Nov 21, 2009
Key from ChinaHush translates a Southern Metropolis Daily report on cadmium pollution in Hunan: July of this year my partner Yang Xiaohong and I went to Liuyang in Hunan province together to cover the incident of cadmium...
by Wang Jun | Apr 7, 2005
From the Epoch Times: Guangdong, known as a “paradise” for migrant laborers, attracts more than a million workers from China’s poor regions annually. In order to survive, they leave their families and work away from home. Huizhou Gutangao is one of the biggest industrial districts in Huizhou city, Guangdong province, and it provides many job […]
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