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  1. Lai See

    Posted May 07th 2005, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... chief Joseph Yam Chi-kwong do not show up half an hour early in the world's second-most populous country because their watches are set wrongly. insurance man puts premium on time ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/499650/lai-see
  2. Speaking of English standards

    Posted May 07th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kong, the mainland, Japan and Thailand. It is inappropriate to extrapolate their responses to give a purportedly representative picture of the respective populations. Considering the vast amount ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/499574/speaking-english-standards
  3. Conservation promise after watchtowers join elite list

    Posted Jun 29th 2007, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... into the spots,' Professor Zhang said. 'And it will definitely harm our towers.' He said the mainland's holiday set-up and its population density had resulted in huge crowds at some famous ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/598628/conservation-promise-after-watchtowers-join-elite-list
  4. If every Chinese saved one tree...

    Posted May 06th 2005, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... are increasingly responsible at home. But what about abroad? Domestic wood production in the world's most populous nation has been declining since 1995. But demand for forest products- everything from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/499477/if-every-chinese-saved-one-tree
  5. Letters

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

    ... those patient paper collectors (mostly elderly or handicapped people)? More collecting centres could be provided in heavily populated areas and means of transport made available for collectors. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/660774/letters
  6. Towngas to splash out $2b in China

    Posted May 05th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... it serves 85 per cent of the population. 'Natural gas will be our major business focus in our mainland projects because demand for cleaner fuels in the country has been growing rapidly,' ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/499359/towngas-splash-out-2b-china
  7. Million-dollar babies

    Posted May 07th 2006, 12:00am by Hazel Knowles, Simon Parry

    ... Hong Kong's freefalling birth rate has the government scrambling to avert a population crisis. Studies show a generational shift in attitudes is partly to blame for our reluctance ... Kong facing a population crisis, with people aged over 64 expected to triple proportionately and account for nearly half the population by 2033. For new parents seeking the best ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/547741/million-dollar-babies
  8. Cheer up, we're not so miserable

    Posted Mar 12th 2006, 12:00am by Billy Adams

    ... But this means zip in terms of the real level of well-being within the population.' The same positive response, adds Professor Cummins, can be applied to Central American countries while Hong Kong ... at Deakin University believes the higher cost of housing and increased population density in the sprawling city of 4.5 million residents are key factors. And Dr Lau sees many similarities in Hong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/540109/cheer-were-not-so-miserable
  9. Talkback

    Posted Jun 27th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Should signs be subject to tighter regulation? The huge advertising signboards in densely populated areas such as Mong Kok and Causeway Bay are suffocating citizens and could lead to serious environmental problems. This Hong Kong signature lowers the wind speed and makes temperatures rise. Shops have to turn air-conditioning lower than the recommended 25.5 degrees to make ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/598344/talkback
  10. Credit where it's due

    Posted Jun 27th 2007, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... placed on the right of people to demonstrate. For all these things, Beijing deserves credit. That said, it should understand that Hong Kong has a mature and responsible population that has earned ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/598360/credit-where-its-due

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