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  1. News - World - STATISTICS

    World's population to hit 7.2 billion next month, says UN report

    Posted Jun 15th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in New York India to overtake China as the most populous country by 2028, UN report forecasts World's population to hit 7.2 billion next month The population ... Population Prospects" report says the number of people inhabiting the planet at the start of the next century could top 16.6 billion or, depending on the statistical model, could be as low ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1260973/worlds-population-hit-72-billion-next-month-says-un-report
  2. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Occupy Central thumbs nose at state media's use of 1.3b population to criticise unofficial vote

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 11:54am by Joyce Ng and Johnny Tam

    ... Joyce Ng and Johnny Tam No basis for comparison between 720,000-strong turnout at reform 'referendum' and 1.3 billion national population, poll organisers say Occupy thumbs nose ... was "no match" for the 1.3 billion population in the whole of China. That view was laughable, and disregarded the "one country, two systems" policy under which Hong Kong operates, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1538799/global-times-defeat-iron-lady-editorial-occupy-referendum-poll
  3. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Great white shark population growing, new US analysis of data finds

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 09:43pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Orlando, United States Great white shark on the up, says study A new look at research on great white sharks in the northeast Pacific Ocean indicates the population is probably ... "did a double take" when the Stanford researchers calculated the population of adult and near-adult great whites along the central California coast at only 219. The Burgess study claims ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1534905/great-white-shark-population-growing-new-us-analysis-data-finds
  4. News - World - CONSERVATION

    Tanzania's entire population of elephants could be killed by ivory poachers in 6 years

    Posted May 10th 2014, 01:34am by AFP

    ... Poachers are killing Tanzania's elephants for their ivory at such alarming rates that the population could be completely wiped out in just six years, conservationists said yesterday. A two-day ... gangs. "About 30 elephants a day are killed... at this rate the population will be exterminated by 2020," said the Tanzanian Elephant Protection Society (TEPS. Tanzanian Vice-President ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1508775/tanzanias-entire-population-elephants-could-be-killed-ivory-poachers-6
  5. News - Hong Kong - TOWN PLANNING

    Plans to boost Yuen Long population by a quarter prompts congestion fears

    Posted Apr 30th 2014, 04:18am by FANNY FUNG

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com Blueprint envisages boosting area's population by almost a quarter in nine years; but local councillors fear infrastructure will not cope Yuen Long plan prompts fears over congestion A blueprint to boost Yuen Long's population by almost a quarter in nine years was met with concern from district councillors who fear ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1500237/plans-boost-yuen-long-population-quarter-prompts-congestion-fears
  6. News - World - SPAIN

    Fellow Europeans quit Spain, causing population drop despite Chinese arrivals

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 09:22pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Madrid Chinese arrive but migrant exit triggers Spain drain Spain's population shrank in 2013 for a second year, with foreigners, including many Britons, ... group to grow there last year, increasing by 2 per cent to 185,250 people. The departure of the foreigners meant Spain's total population fall overall for the second year running to 46.7 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1495273/fellow-europeans-quit-spain-causing-population-drop-despite-chinese
  7. News - World

    Iran back flip on population likely as Ayatollah Khamenei calls for change

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 09:50pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian Tehran aiming to boost birth rate with ban on vasectomies and new rules for abortions Iran weighs new laws to double population Iran's parliament is seeking a ban ... Khamenei, criticised existing policy on contraception, describing it as an imitation of western lifestyle. He has urged the government to tackle what he believes to be an ageing population ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1484410/iran-back-flip-population-likely-ayatollah-khamenei-calls-change
  8. News - World - SYRIA

    Syrian refugee flood into Lebanon (population 4.5 million) tops 1 million

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 01:27am by AP

    ... name out of fear his relatives back in Syria would be targeted. The conflict in Syria, a country with a pre-war population of 23 million, has killed more than 150,000 people, according ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1464345/syrian-refugee-flood-lebanon-population-45-million-tops-1-million
  9. News - Hong Kong - Hospitals

    Hospital bed crisis looms as population growth outstrips healthcare provision

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 06:16am by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com City will lack at least 5,000 hospital beds by 2026 despite major construction and expansion work as population grows Beds crisis looms as demand grows The city will face a shortfall of at least 5,000 private and public hospital beds within 12 years if healthcare capacity continues to lag behind the pace of population growth, the South China ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1461196/hospital-bed-crisis-looms-demand-projected-outstrip-supply
  10. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Population of Lamma Island will double under new housing plan

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 03:16am by Olga Wong

    ... population of Lamma A refined housing and tourism development plan released yesterday would see Lamma Island's population almost double from 5,900 to nearly 11,000. And about one-third of new ... with a population of up to 7,000- the third option featured a marina and small-scale private housing. In a paper submitted to the Town Planning Board yesterday, the marina was removed, while the existing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1447296/former-quarry-plan-would-double-population-lamma-island

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