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  1. We need more ambitious target for renewable energy in HK

    Posted Jul 28th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to drive us towards a more ambitious target than the existing one to two per cent. For example, we need incentives for decentralised energy development such as installing renewable energy set-ups ...

  2. Desalination would be cheaper than ambitious plan, experts say

    Posted May 29th 2009, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao in Beijing The controversial project to divert water from the Yangtze River to drought-stricken Beijing could be replaced by much cheaper desalination technology, critics of the ambitious scheme say. An expert with the Ministry of Water Resources told the China Business Journal that while improved technology had reduced the cost of desalination to less than 5 yuan (HK$5.65) ...

  3. The way of the dragon

    Posted Jan 09th 2011, 12:00am by Petti Fong

    ... better known as the neighbourhood where the girl with the dragon tattoo lives. Stockholm is made up of 14 islands, each with distinct characteristics, such as Baroque or Renaissance castles, ... Millennium trilogy, which began with The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. Every year, thousands of fans walk in the footsteps of computer hacker Lisbeth Salander and journalist Mikael Blomkvist, ...

  4. Elderly dragon boat racers take the plunge

    Posted Jun 19th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Helen Wu Ninety rowers, one of whom is 91, will demonstrate vitality of city's senior citizens A team of elderly people, with one as old as 91, will compete in the annual dragon boat ... will be encouraged to take part,' she said. The Sha Tin races will begin at 7.30am and end at noon. In Sai Kung, the organising committee of Sai Kung Dragon Boat Race will install two giant plasma ...

  5. Thicker than water

    Posted Apr 25th 2010, 12:00am by Jin Peh

    ... in the romance, or peach blossom, sector, which can be anywhere in a house; not just to the right of the main entrance. Another myth is that one is able to use complex water-dragon formulas to build ... not artificial ones. Some Yin House fung shui masters apply water-dragon methods when designing graves but this is difficult to do in most countries due to the strict restrictions applied to burial ...

  6. Beijing may lower goal for curbing pollution

    Posted Nov 19th 2010, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... eyes,' she said. Beijing's high-profile pollution control campaign began in 2006 amid much fanfare with ambitious targets to cut the two indicators by 10 per cent before the end ... exceeded the country's environmental capacity despite the costly cleanup effort. 'We certainly wish the government had set higher, more ambitious targets. But it will never be enough ...

  7. Nations not close to preventing dangerous climate change

    Posted Feb 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong has yet to come up with an ambitious enough reduction target and policy. Hong Kong is the richest part of China and therefore Greenpeace is calling on the city government to take ... months for a fair, ambitious and legally binding climate treaty to finally be agreed on at the next climate summit, in Mexico, at the end of the year. Gloria Chang, Greenpeace senior campaigner ...

  8. Mary Ann in Autumn: a Tales of the City Novel

    Posted Jan 23rd 2011, 12:00am by Suzanne Harrison

    ... and loyal friends to follow her ambitious television dreams to New York. Mary Ann, now 57 and struggling with two devastating revelations in her personal life, finds San Francisco a place where ...

  9. Growth may override environment

    Posted Jan 15th 2011, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao in Beijing The mainland's runaway economic development and local authorities' obsession with high growth rates are threatening to derail Beijing's ambitious drive to keep environmental degradation in check in the next five years, the environment chief warns. Environment Minister Zhou Shengxian admitted that modest progress made through cutting ...

  10. Arts

    Posted Aug 13th 2009, 12:00am by Kevin Kwong

    ... Chiu, the Tin Hau Festival, Dragon Boat Festival and Mid-Autumn Festival. Mon, Wed-Sat, 10am-6pm, Sun and public holidays, 10am-7pm, closed Tue, HK Museum of History, 100 Chatham Rd South, TST, ... an ambitious young woman from Beijing who hopes to become a superstar in Hong Kong. In Cantonese. Today-Sat, 8.15pm, also Sat-Aug 16, 5pm, Aug 16, 2.30pm, Jockey Club Auditorium, HK Polytechnic ...




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