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  1. News - World - ARGENTINA

    Argentine leader Fernandez loses support in midterm primary

    Posted Aug 12th 2013, 12:11pm by Reuters in Buenos Aires

    ... Reuters in Buenos Aires Opposition leader Sergio Massa wins in vote-heavy Buenos Aires A possible re-election bid by Argentine President Cristina Fernandez seemed less likely on Sunday after Buenos Aires province rejected her candidate in the midterm congressional primary, nominating instead a pro-business, small-town mayor. The win by Sergio Massa - from the affluent suburb ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1296091/argentine-leader-fernandez-loses-support-midterm-primary
  2. Comment - Blogs

    Breathe easy, Vancouver: Your worst air pollution would be welcome relief in Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 09:51am by Ian Young

    ... on the happy hordes whose reddening bodies littered local parks like battle dead after the War of the Bikinis. The only air pollutants I could detect were suntan lotion, barbeque smoke and the skunky ... was in place, ozone levels at Robson Square averaged 23.8 micrograms per cubic metre. In other words: The air in Vancouver’s downtown core during what was supposedly the worst pollution in years ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/blogs/article/1557420/breathe-easy-vancouver-your-worst-air-pollution-would-be-welcome
  3. Lifestyle - Health

    Exercising when air pollution levels are high can do more harm than good

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 09:41am by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... Rachel Jacqueline life@scmp.com Exercising when air pollution levels are high can end up doing more harm than good, writes Rachel Jacqueline Wheezy does it Do you check air pollution ... at risk of serious illness and- more worryingly- long term, irreversible damage. Exposure to air pollution is a sad fact of life in any city, particularly in Hong Kong. The "vertical ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1543643/exercising-when-air-pollution-levels-are-high-can-do-more-harm-good
  4. News - China - AIR POLLUTION

    Pollution would be cut by high-voltage grid, says energy firm boss

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 12:22pm by Eric Ng

    ... nationwide will come down," he said. Sending coal-fired and clean energy from solar and wind resource-rich western regions to consumption centres in central and coastal areas would help cut air pollution, which has worsened in recent years and was one of the central government's top policy priorities, he said. State Grid estimates that if its UHV grid connection plan is fully ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1445150/pollution-would-be-cut-high-voltage-grid-says-energy-firm-boss
  5. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Rising anger as complaints about Beijing's air pollution double

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 05:44am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Beijing Beijing sees doubling of air-pollution complaints Complaints about Beijing's air pollution more than doubled in the first five months of the year, authorities said, ... of the environment-related complaints submitted to Beijing authorities from January to May concerned air pollution, the environmental bureau said. To defuse potential sources of unrest, leaders have been desperate ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1532982/complaints-about-beijings-air-pollution-more-double-year
  6. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Beijing gets tough on pollution as Apec leaders' meeting approaches

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 02:21pm by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan adrian.wan@scmp.com Authorities want assurances that areas near meeting venues will be in top shape, but play down concerns about air pollution Capital seeks pledges on clean-up ... on factories that contribute to pollution during the event, The Beijing News reported. The authorities are seeking to downplay concerns about Beijing's choking air pollution that are likely ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1526626/beijing-gets-tough-pollution-apec-leaders-meeting-approaches
  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Experts urged to improve collaboration to combat air pollution

    Posted Jan 17th 2014, 06:31pm

    ... Bryan Harris bryan.harris@scmp.com Top air scientists and health experts yesterday called for enhanced regional collaboration to tackle the choking air pollution that has long plagued ... environmental areas.” The clarion call comes at a time of growing awareness and concern about the effects of air pollution, particularly on elderly people and young children. Outdoor air pollution ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1407775/experts-urged-improve-collaboration-combat-air-pollution
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Time for Beijing to get tough with polluters

    Posted Jan 14th 2014, 09:37am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Time to get tough with polluters Negative perceptions arising from poor travel services and traffic congestion, serious air pollution in major cities, food safety scandals ... Clearly they are confident of a profitable turnaround. But it could depend on how serious the central government is about enforcing new air-quality goals, since research indicates pollution has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1404950/time-beijing-get-tough-polluters
  9. News - World - ARGENTINA

    Kirchner fires broadside at Britain over Falklands

    Posted Mar 29th 2013, 03:17pm by Agence France-Presse in Buenos Aires

    ... Agence France-Presse in Buenos Aires Argentine President Cristina Kirchner has launched a fiery Twitter attack deriding Britain's claim to the Falkland Islands, saying even three-year-old children would know London has no case. After Argentina renewed its call for a negotiated solution at a UN meeting, Kirchner boasted that fellow Latin American nations “support our claims ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1202524/kirchner-fires-broadside-britain-over-falklands
  10. News - World - FALKLANDS

    Argentine president slams Falklands vote as ‘parody’

    Posted Mar 13th 2013, 04:07pm by Agence France-Presse in Buenos Aires

    ... Agence France-Presse in Buenos Aires Argentine President Cristina Kirchner on Tuesday slammed as a “parody” the referendum in the disputed Falkland islands, where residents voted in favour of remaining a British overseas territory. “What is important today is the United States’ position about this kind of parody of a referendum,” Kirchner said at the Casa Rosada presidential mansion. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1189853/argentine-president-slams-falklands-vote-parody

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