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  1. Engineering corporate creativity

    Posted Jul 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Eric Ng eric.mpng@scmp.com Terri Kelly, an engineer by training and a chief executive by career, is no ordinary woman. She runs WL Gore & Associates, a United States-based high-performance chemicals firm famed for its Gore-Tex waterproof and breathable fabric, and she's one of a small number of women who climbed to the top of the corporate ladder in the male-dominated ...

  2. Warming to Al Gore

    Posted Oct 12th 2007, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... climate change, is this year widely tipped to take the US$1.5 million prize: former US vice-president Al Gore. Mr Gore and Canadian Inuit activist Sheila Watt-Cloutier have been jointly nominated ... community. If not for his work, Mr Gore would never have picked up so early on the problem. What tipped my vote was the scientist's written response to my query. He said: 'Al Gore has ...

  3. Al Gore's Churchillian moment

    Posted Dec 15th 2007, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... of the US presidency seven years ago. But Al Gore's speech this week accepting his share of the Nobel Peace Prize was of such noble quality that the world must lament the fact he ... danger facing the world today, is Mr Gore going to flunk his own Churchillian moment? Kevin Rafferty worked at the World Bank in Washington when Al Gore was vice-president ...

  4. Al Gore arriving to explore the bigger picture

    Posted Sep 11th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Former US vice-president Al Gore is expected to arrive tonight and is due to attend private and public functions tomorrow before leaving on Thursday. He will give media interviews and meet green ... information, including historical data, photographs and video clips backing global warming claims. Mr Gore will also meet Sarah Liao Sau-tung, Secretary for the Environment, Transport and Works, during ...

  5. Al Gore flying in for global warming film debut

    Posted Aug 21st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai As Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen appeals to the public to help restore blue skies, former US vice-president Al Gore will arrive in the city next month on a related crusade- global warming. Mr Gore will attend Hong Kong's first screening of the documentary An Inconvenient Truth on September 12 and is expected to meet green groups during his two-day visit. ...

  6. Al Gore comes to Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 27th 2006, 12:00am by Norma Connolly

    ... Norma Connolly A five-minute primer on an issue making headlines Al Gore, the former American vice-president and the Democrats' presidential candidate in 2000, is coming to Hong Kong next month. Why? Mr Gore has become a crusader against global warming and has released a book and documentary about it titled An Inconvenient Truth. The book is already on sale in Hong Kong ...

  7. Last-ditch bid to prevent Al Gore's climate crisis film being frozen out

    Posted Oct 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the turnout was satisfactory compared to other documentaries such as Fahrenheit 9/11. However, some moviegoers wrongly expected the film, fronted by former US vice-president Al Gore, to be like the Hollywood climate catastrophe movie The Day After Tomorrow. 'We've had Al Gore here and even the policy address had a few lines about climate change. Yet, it doesn't really help ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Now as then, a world of plenty struggles to feed millions

    Posted Oct 16th 2013, 12:00am by HAYA AL HUSSEIN

    ... Haya Al Hussein Haya Al Hussein says the drastic drop in food aid in recent years means that, even today, one in eight people around the world go hungry Reality bites Today, in scores ... food, slow food and no food. And that is nothing to celebrate. Princess Haya Al Hussein is a UN Messenger of Peace focused on hunger and poverty, and the founder of Tikiyet Um Ali, the first ...

  9. Recharged Gore on a red-carpet comeback

    Posted May 27th 2006, 12:00am by Jacqui Goddard

    ... Washington is buzzing with speculation that he is set for another tilt at the presidency, writes Jacqui Goddard in Miami Al Gore was once hailed by Democrats as the man who could save ... of An Inconvenient Truth. 'Even with Tom Hanks, Bruce Willis, Penelope Cruz, Jamie Foxx and Halle Berry here for the film festival, the hottest star in town is Al Gore,' reported Arianna ...

  10. Vancouver puts finishing touches to Games projects

    Posted Jul 01st 2009, 12:00am by Al Campbell

    ... Al Campbell Preparations for next year's Winter Olympics continue to transform the Vancouver skyline, with Hong Kong-linked companies prominent in the changes. While officials of the Vancouver Organising Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (Vanoc) talk of the 'legacy' the February Games and March Paralympics will bring, the local media has been ...




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