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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Australian minister Tony Burke will pitch Antarctic ice plan in Beijing

    Posted Sep 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... million-year-old ice in Antarctica, says Tony Burke, the country's environment minister. Visiting Hong Kong before an official visit to the mainland, Burke said he would meet his counterpart on water, ... to irrigate, once people have their irrigation licence, they can buy and sell water," Burke said. The sprawling basin suffered over the past decade, with severe drought draining it. And despite ...

  2. Clear solution to accidents

    Posted Feb 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff reporter A smart eighth grader in Canada has invented a way to stop birds from flying into windows. Charlie Sbocov has come up with a sticker that can be placed in the middle ... are in use, but they ruin the view. Charlie researched bird vision and found birds can see colours humans cannot. He found a company to help him make the stickers, and asked volunteers to help him ...

  3. Farmers grappling with volatile currency

    Posted Nov 26th 2004, 12:00am by Lachlan Colquhoun

    ... at least you know that it will rain one day. But with the currency, the way it's been this year, it's hard to predict,' said Charles Burke, the chairman of the economics committee ... more of a concern than the actual dollar value,' said Mr Burke. 'At least if it was stable, you can take steps, but the way it's been up and down this year doesn't give you ...

  4. Comment - Letters

    Shark fin opponents dogmatic

    Posted Jan 21st 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... politely doing so for some time. Charlie Lim, chairman, conservation and management committee, Marine Products Association ...

  5. Nasa chief backs China-US teamwork

    Posted Nov 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Staff Reporter China and the United States could work together in space science and exploration, Nasa chief Charlie Bolden says, according to Space.com. Collaboration in space could help bridge the divide between the two while potentially benefiting both, Bolden told a House of Representatives Foreign Affairs subcommittee on Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday, a day after ...

  6. Tracking spirit of space co-operation

    Posted Nov 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... does not bar conventional weapons or military-related systems. It is encouraging to hear Nasa chief Charlie Bolden say the US and China could work together in space science and exploration ...

  7. Citizens must change their approach and recognise the need to recycle

    Posted Oct 24th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to educate the public on the importance of reducing waste. We cannot just keep extending landfills and building incinerators. Charlie Lee, Sham Tseng ...

  8. All this waste for recycling and there is nowhere to take it in Hong Kong

    Posted Oct 31st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I refer to the letter by Charlie Lee ('Citizens must change their approach and recognise the need to recycle', October 24). I agree that incinerators could be considered as a possible way forward in Hong Kong; however, this does not deal with the problem. The problem with regular household waste lies in the fact that nothing in Hong Kong gets recycled, or when ...

  9. No excuse not to switch bus fleet to diesel-electric hybrid models

    Posted Jan 07th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... government and bus companies follow and eventually catch up with policies being implemented in other international cities? Charlie Chan Wing-tai, Sha Tin ...

  10. Some scaly fun

    Posted Apr 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... illegal logging, the clearing of mangrove forests, and being hunted for their meat and for medicinal purposes. Charlie Young Yuet-mei, assistant curator of fresh water & reptile exhibits ...




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