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  1. All eyes on China as new women's tour tees off

    Posted May 13th 2009, 12:00am by Al Campbell

    ... Al Campbell in Beijing As the first event of the China LPGA Tour gets ready to tee off today in Beijing, many of the region's top professionals are looking to make history in becoming the first winner on the new circuit. 'It's great for China golf,' said veteran Yang Hongmei during her practice round for the US$50,000 Beijing Orient Pearl Championship. 'In ...

  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. 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 ...

  4. HK's take on climate crisis hits the big screen

    Posted Oct 01st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yau Chui-yan An Inconvenient Truth, the documentary about global warming presented by former US vice-president Al Gore, was a box-office blockbuster that brought global warming to the world's attention. Now Hong Kong is going to have its own version of An Inconvenient Truth, albeit shorter and not presented by a green statesman. From today, a 30-second movie trailer called ...

  5. Banqueter Zhou turns lean green

    Posted Jun 21st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... discovered a film that was to be her wake-up call - the award-winning documentary An Inconvenient Truth, made by former US vice-president Al Gore in 2006. Zhou said she was horrified to learn ...

  6. Investment trend a breath of fresh air

    Posted Jun 01st 2008, 12:00am by Nick Westra

    ... to asset managers. Nobel laureate Al Gore chairs a company that just closed a US$683 million Climate Solutions Fund at the end of April, according to the Financial Times. 'There is a very ...

  7. When less is more

    Posted Oct 15th 2004, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... the move as a political favour aimed at lowering prices and helping vice-president Al Gore's campaign. Senator Kerry has said that the Bush administration should end the policy of filling ...

  8. Primary role

    Posted Feb 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Mike Moore

    ... about the Florida recount in 2000, but it would never have been an issue if Al Gore had won former president Bill Clinton's home state of Arkansas and his own state of Tennessee. Great ...

  9. The president we hardly knew

    Posted Jan 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... not a divider'. The rhetoric may not have been deep, but it resonated with many voters, especially up against a flawed Democrat opponent, Al Gore. It had also worked for him before. As a moderate governor ... enemy, which was obviously al-Qaeda and anyone allied to it,' he wrote. 'The war on terror ... became the lens through which the Bush administration judged almost all of its foreign ...

  10. Coming to terms with being a global player

    Posted Mar 04th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... China's tentative political steps onto the world stage have been in contrast to the self-assuredness of its economic rise. Whereas its companies have gone confidently to all corners of the globe to do business and seek out food and natural resources, ...




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