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  1. Business - Economy - SUSTAINABILITY

    How saving resources can make businesses money

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 10:11am by PATRICK LOW

    ... on the planet, notably resource depletion accentuated by growth in income and population. Population will continue to grow, perhaps by as much as 40 per cent in the next 50 years, reaching some 10 ...

  2. News - World - NIGERIA

    Nigerian army says most of the 129 schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram are still missing

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 10:25am by Reuters in Maidugari, Nigeria

    ... populous nation. President Goodluck Jonathan met his National Security Council on Thursday to review the situation, although the results of that meeting were not made public.   ...

  3. News - World - UKRAINE

    Kiev says it won't attack pro-Moscow rebels over Easter

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 05:39am by Reuters

    ... at their ethnic Russian populations by Moscow-backed media. Russian-language media outlets already exist in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania but most emanate from Russia and toe its line on politics ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Immigration surge is no solution to population ageing

    Posted Mar 30th 2013, 12:00am by TAN JEE SAY

    ... Tan Jee Say Tan Jee Say says relying on immigrant numbers to reverse population ageing, as Singapore proposes, is a poor solution. Hong Kong has got it right by seeking growth elsewhere Frontiers of growth The inter-relationships of population, economic growth and quality of life have aroused intense debate as cities compete with each other to become mega cities. But this rush ...

  5. News - China

    Labour disputes in China increase as the workforce shrinks

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 03:16am by Reuters

    ... population shrank by almost six million in the past two years to 920 million, National Bureau of Statistics data show. At the same time, the government has strengthened policies to better protect ...

  6. Sport - Hong Kong - LEFT FIELD ALVIN SALLAY

    Cyclists deserve room on the road

    Posted Apr 19th 2014, 09:52pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... in Ting Kok Road in Tai Po last year. Road safety is paramount in a congested city like Hong Kong. Despite the growing population and the increase in vehicle registrations, the number of road ...

  7. News - China - weibo ipo

    Weibo stock debut highlights complicated dance with Chinese censors

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 09:46am by Reuters

    ... the Middle East. "Especially after the Arab Spring there has been a top-down push to implement policies that have a real impact on the user population," Jiang said. Chinese officials have argued the necessity of containing malicious rumours and Internet defamation in order to uphold social order in the world’s most populous country. In its prospectus distributed to potential ...

  8. Comment - Letters

    What's being said on facebook.com/southchinamorningpost

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 03:47am by LETTERS

    ... SCMP Editorial On claim that HK is focusing on competitiveness while Singapore is shifting towards social equality: Tsung Ho Sun- Although some criticise Singapore for its various policies, such as population policy, and it's ideology- elitism- the affordable public housing which accommodates 82 per cent of its population relieves majority from the burden of unaffordable ...

  9. News - Asia

    Indian politician detained over death threat

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 05:31am by AFP

    ... Narendra Modi "into little pieces" if he stirred religious violence in Uttar Pradesh, the nation's most populous state. A video handed to police allegedly shows Imran Masood, fielded ... the threat in relation to deadly riots that erupted in the state of Gujarat in 2002, when Modi had just become its chief minister. Modi "thinks this is Gujarat, where the Muslim population ...

  10. News - China - FOOD SECURITY

    Chinese firms to buy more global food companies to meet demand at home

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 03:55am by BLOOM

    ... Chinese companies are racing to secure access to food supplies to meet the growing demand for staples in the world's most populous country. Cofco, China's largest grain trader, agreed ... international food suppliers may become takeover targets. "There is a very strong motivation to control their own supply chains," said Tim Benton, professor of population ecology ...




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