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  1. News - Hong Kong - BUDGET

    Experts' views on Tsang’s budget

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 02:29pm

    ... Q&A with two Hong Kong Baptist University professors Wu Boxiong, associate professor of economics at Hong Kong Baptist University.   Q: What do you make of Tsang’s decision to trim sweeteners by at least 30 per cent from the HK$33 billion doled out last year, and his warning that the city’s more than HK$700 billion financial reserves could dry up due to the ageing population ...

  2. News - Asia - ENVIRONMENT

    Controversial Mekong dam could devastate local population

    Posted Sep 13th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Fawthrop

    ... Tom Fawthrop in Xayaburi, Laos Concerns again raised that the controversial Xayaburi dam on the Mekong River will threaten the livelihoods of tens of millions Mekong dam could devastate local life Environmentalists are again raising concerns about the con ...

  3. News - China

    Patient violence sparks one-day walkout by hospital staff in Yunnan

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 01:19pm

    ... today. The project, being conducted by the Beijing Municipal Commission of Population and Family Planning and Peking University, aims to set up additional legal protections for medical staff ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    World must show united front in fight against barbaric IS

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 03:14am by SCMP Editorial

    ... and Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, the outgoing president of Indonesia, the world's most populous Muslim country, has called on Islamic leaders to unite against extremism. In Europe and Australia, ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Modi's toilet talk is nothing short of revolutionary

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 03:23pm by Amrit Dhillon

    ... the loftiest date in the calendar- Independence Day- to talk about dirt and how shameful it was that half the population still defecate in the open. Some members of the Indian elite tut-tutted, ...

  6. Sport - Other Sport - BOXING

    Knockout move: Manny Pacquiao sets up boxing academy in China

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 01:11pm

    ... that to professional ranks, saying the local boxers “just need some knowledge about boxing and should be taught the basics”, “Of course, with a 1.4 billion population for the whole of China, they can produce ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    City scope: homeless in Elmhurst

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 11:32pm by RONG XIAOQING

    ... Rong Xiaoqing in New York Rong Xiaoqing in New York Homeless in Elmhurst New York's homeless population is rising. More than 5,000 people are living on the streets and subways ... clashes. In the Elmhurst district of Queens, the Asian population jumped by 30 per cent from 2000 to 2010. The unsheltered homeless population in Queens has also been surging- rising 158 per cent ...

  8. News - Asia - ENVIRONMENT

    Burning rubbish worse for us and the planet than thought, study shows

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 02:56am by AP

    ... unregulated and unreported. Researchers pulled together existing data on population, per capita production of refuse and official reports on waste disposal to calculate how much rubbish is burned ...

  9. News - World - NATURE

    Shepherds at war with conservationists in the French Alps over growing wolf population

    Posted Sep 05th 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... Europe; the first wolves re-entered French territory from Italy in 1992, a small and delicate population at the outset. Much to the thrill of conservationists and European officials, they have ... added wryly. "You'll get 99 per cent in favour. I don't go swimming, I don't give a damn!" France's wolf population is hardly Europe's largest, at about 250, ...

  10. News - China - MACAU

    Ties between Chui family and Macau's business elite grow stronger

    Posted Aug 31st 2014, 04:49am by Raquel Carvalho

    ... influence that stretches back generations in one of Asia's most enigmatic and densely populated cities. Despite its transformation from sleepy backwater to the neon-lit kingpin of global ... Company was given to develop it. Tin Wai still retains the right to develop the land and no impropriety was ever established. Publicly available documents also show how in Macau- population ...




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