Monthly Archives: July 2011

Dozens killed as bullet trains collide

DEATH toll has risen to 35 and 210 were injured in a train crash and derailing accident late yesterday in east China’s Zhejiang Province, according to the provincial emergency office. As of 9:30am today, 35 people have been confirmed dead, … Continue reading

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Woman, baby killed as truck slams into moped with whole family on

yes, accidents to happen here – very often.   Tragic. A woman and her infant baby were killed and three others were injured when the electric moped the five rode was hit by a truck yesterday at a busy intersection. The … Continue reading

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overuse of benzoic acid and hexadienic acid in Coke ZERO

COCA-COLA insisted yesterday that their products were safe to drink after Taiwan banned the import of a batch of Coke Zero ingredients from Shanghai because of a banned preservative. The use of methyl para-hydroxybenzoate is prohibited in Taiwan because it … Continue reading

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If you want vegetables to grow faster, add more Ethrel

VEGETABLES ripened by using plant growth stimulators are being widely sold in wet markets across China, and there is no national testing system in place to regulate the practice. Such vegetables look attractive but don’t taste good because they have … Continue reading

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