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  1. A new home in England for rare lorises bred at Kadoorie farm

    Posted Apr 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... in Kent, England. The Bengal slow lorises, aged four and six and found as strays, were sent to the Kadoorie farm by the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department and the Society ...

  2. Business - Companies

    Tax probe places Deutsche Bank’s ethics in spotlight

    Posted Dec 17th 2012, 11:58am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Frankfurt As Germany’s biggest lender, Deutsche Bank has for many people long symbolised everything that is wrong and immoral about the banking sector and its perceived culture of limitless greed. However, under the new dual leadership of Anshu Jain and Juergen Fitschen, who took over in June, the bank has been making every effort to clean up that image. ...

  3. When it comes to the crunch, it's just too complicated

    Posted Apr 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Haldane, executive director of financial stability at the Bank of England, says the calculation of such conversions should be manageable by 'a competent clerk and envelope'. In reality, ... Satyajit Das moneypost@scmp.com Limited investment choices and low interest rates are forcing Asian investors to take risks to generate reasonable returns. Private banking clients in Hong ...

  4. News - World - ENERGY

    World Bank urges end to polluting gas flaring

    Posted Oct 26th 2012, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian Practice among oil giants contributes as much to climate change as a major economy like Italy World Bank urges end to polluting gas flaring Gas flaring by oil and gas drillers contributes as much to climate change as the entire economy of Italy, according to data released by the World Bank, which called for an end to the practice. While flaring to burn off excess gas ...

  5. Titan banking on green dream

    Posted Mar 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Adrian Wan adrian.wan@scmp.com Genomic titan Dr J. Craig Venter told a Hong Kong audience last week that he had no intention to recreate extinct species, instead, he only wished to help protect the environment with synthetic genomics. Venter, whose creati ...

  6. News - Hong Kong

    Profile: Christine Loh Kung-wai

    Posted Aug 13th 2012, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... AGE 56 NOW Chief executive of Civic Exchange; board member of the Clean Air Network PREVIOUSLY Legislator 1992-97, 1998-2000; founding chairwoman of Citizens' Party, 1997-2000; chairwoman of Friends of the Earth, 1990s EDUCATION A bachelor's degree in law and a doctor of law degree from the University of Hull, England, and a master's degree in Chinese ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Lamma quarry site could be an environmental Eden

    Posted May 15th 2013, 12:00am by Andy Cornish and Jo Wilson

    ... with only ferry access, is no way to go about things strategically. A far more suitable inspiration point lies further afield- at the Eden Project in Cornwall, England. This world leader ...

  8. Banking on DNA to save the Chinese white dolphin

    Posted Jan 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... efforts. The genetic research project will be a collaborative effort between the Ocean Park Conservation Fund and the Sun Yat-sen University in Guangzhou with funding from ANZ Bank. 'It's a beloved and iconic part of Hong Kong marine life and everyone- tourists, locals- wants to see the Chinese white dolphin,' Ocean Park chairman Allan Zeman said. Dubbed a 'DNA bank ...

  9. Facebook and Twitter are far from being revolutionary

    Posted Mar 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the interest rates on both deposits and bank loans artificially low. That would benefit the government and state sector, because in an environment of rising prices, holding deposit rates below the rate ... of his time as a student staring at cliff sides and quarry faces puzzling out the evidence for climate change in the Jurassic of southern England (when the climate was hot, the atmosphere rich ...

  10. Lifestyle - Family & Education - ENVIRONMENT

    Turn back the tide

    Posted May 06th 2013, 10:21am by Charley Lanyon

    ... non-stop adventure, of audacious explorations, each more ambitious than the last. But perhaps his most unlikely journey of all was from a small boy in England failing school and dreaming ...




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