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  1. Ten of the best

    Posted Sep 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Al Campbell

    ... Al Campbell mainland coursesAs the sport continues to grow in popularity, the good news is that unlike in more mature markets, most mainland clubs allow some access to non-members The mainland boasts about 400 golf clubs. It is possible that no one knows how many there are exactly, as there was a course construction frenzy after the 1984 opening of the Chung Shan Hot Spring Golf ...

  2. Year-round pleasures

    Posted Sep 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Al Campbell

    ... Al Campbell The famous magazine titles that chronicle the global golf scene and annually rank the world's top courses rarely frequent Asia. With only a handful of 'local' courses gracing such lists, the diverse nature and abundance of fantastic clubs to be found in this region is sadly overlooked. From the challenging courses of golf-mad South Korea in the summer, ...

  3. Firm has sales strategy all mapped out

    Posted Sep 19th 2008, 12:00am by Al Campbell

    ... Giving participants useful souvenirs can make all the difference to what they take away from an event, writes Al Campbell For many businesses in the MICE sector, service often ends the moment a guest leaves the hotel. Essentially the person is left to fend for themselves in a strange environment when greater value-added services could have been provided. Rurik Nystrom, ...

  4. The Assault on Reason

    Posted Jun 29th 2008, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... Charmaine Chan The Assault on Reason by Al Gore Bloomsbury, HK$144 The Assault on Reason is Al Gore's litany of inconvenient truths about the Bush administration. Gore argues American ... and reason'. Gore- who says America's founders believed a well-informed citizenry could 'secure liberty for individuals by substituting reason for brute force'- underscores ...

  5. Inspired by Gore's message and plea to save our troubled planet

    Posted May 11th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I recently watched the Al Gore film An Inconvenient Truth on HBO. I felt this was a film which told the truth about the problems facing our planet. The facts regarding global warming are beginning to unfold, but at too slow a pace. I was impressed by a line from the film, when Mr Gore said: 'It is up to us to solve this crisis.' I do not see the environmental problems we ...

  6. Climate change

    Posted Mar 26th 2008, 12:00am by Tony Henderson

    ... That is now being addressed by two Bangladeshis who deserve to be better known outside and inside their country. Atiq Rahman and Saleemul Huq are not as well known as Al Gore, but all are linked to climate change studies - Mr Gore by bringing the issue into the public domain and the two Bangladeshis by their early recognition of what was coming and by pushing their research deeper ...

  7. Gore's is a cry the whole world should heed

    Posted Jul 20th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Al Gore may have lost the US presidential race eight years ago, but today he commands the attention of a global audience and, arguably, enjoys greater prestige than the outgoing White ... warming. Mr Gore calls on America to give up polluting, coal-fired power plants and fossil fuels and switch to green energy sources such as wind, solar and geothermal power. He has set very high ...

  8. This week's question Which political leader do you admire the most?

    Posted Feb 17th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Astha Agarwal, 14 Al Gore. I really admire what he's doing for the world. Global warming is a big problem for our planet and I think he has increased understanding and used his status to gain publicity for a very important cause. He is very determined and backs up his arguments with evidence. I really respect him for that. Chien Wei Lui, 15 I don't know much about ...

  9. channel hop

    Posted Apr 20th 2008, 12:00am by Yvonne Lai

    ... of eco-centric programmes, which this week range from the crusading and sobering to the raucous and entertaining. On his presidential campaign in 2000, Al Gore brandished a slide show on greenhouse gases. The views of Gore's opponent, George W. Bush, towards climate change have been well documented but while we all know who won the race, it is also clear many American voters do ...

  10. Mind mapping for a green future

    Posted Oct 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Sara Yin

    ... Students have put Tony Buzan's non-linear thinking technique to the test on HK's environment, writes Sara Yin Al Gore allegedly uses mind maps to study the environment. Last week, a group of local students tested Mr Gore's secret brainstorming weapon by participating in a mind-mapping contest. 'A Brain New World' was sponsored by Buzan Asia, Tony ...




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