Wednesday, 10 April 2013

China soil survey reveals century-old heavy metals, banned pesticides

Soil samples across China have revealed remnants of heavy metals dating back at least a century and traces of a pesticide banned in the 1980s, an environmental official said on Wednesday, revealing the extent of the country’s pollution problems.

Sunday, 7 April 2013

Why ‘no win, no fee’ is no go for Hong Kong lawyers

A medieval law punishes lawyers for taking a financial interest in cases, even though other jurisdictions allow such conditional or contingent fees