• Friday
  • September 19, 2014
  • Last updated: 10:24pm
Hong Kong




Refine Your Search

Sort by

Related Keywords

Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 4987 for china politics

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. The politics of food, and a lesson for China and India

    Posted Sep 12th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and that means the geopolitics of food is back on the world agenda. The close relationship between food supply and political stability is well understood in the developing world, especially in countries ... supply back at the centre of international politics. The first is short-term disruptions such as a severe drought in Russia and eastern Europe, and weather damage to Australia's crop. ...

  2. Beijing denies rare earths being used as political tool

    Posted Oct 29th 2010, 12:00am by Cary Huang, Naomi Rovnick

    ... Naomi Rovnick and Cary Huang in Beijing A Beijing official has insisted China will not use rare-earth exports as a bargaining tool to gain political leverage with other countries. Zhu ... 30,258-tonne export quota for 2010. 'I am not sure whether the reduction in shipments was political, or whether China simply met the quota early,' James said. Andrew Driscoll, a resources ...

  3. Climate envoy says political will to make or break talks

    Posted Nov 07th 2010, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... negotiations,' he said in an interview with the South China Morning Post. 'Those deals will happen if you can create political conditions that are favourable. The fundamental problem in Copenhagen ... Verna Yu It is common knowledge that global negotiations on climate change hit an impasse after the failure of the Copenhagen summit last year, with China blamed for its resistance ...

  4. The changing climate of Australian politics

    Posted Aug 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Australia's most eventful election campaign for decades has resulted in its first hung parliament for 70 years. It could take two weeks of late counting and political horse-trading ... radically changed Australian politics. Prime Minister Julia Gillard and opposition leader Tony Abbott will have to do deals with the Greens and independents if either is to form a stable government. ...

  5. News - China

    China poles apart on missions to Arctic and Antarctic

    Posted Aug 29th 2012, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... China's Poles apart A Hollywood blockbuster movie might have been responsible for Beijing's partial change of attitude to the North Pole. Hitting cinemas in 2004, the American sci-fi disaster ... to its home port in Qingdao, Shandong, late next month, marking the end of China's latest Arctic expedition. It is now in the Arctic Ocean. The three-month voyage has racked up many ...


    Environmental experts say China's new leadership has to tackle pollution

    Posted Apr 21st 2013, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... - the mainland's new leadership was ushered in a month ago amid dreadful scenes in stark contrast to the "blue sky and clear water" pledged in their vision of a beautiful China. As it faces ... and his background in law offer a silver lining, some experts say he has yet to show real political will and courage by declaring war on pollution, end power struggles between central and local ...

  7. The climate of political change in Australia

    Posted Nov 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Gwynne Dyer

    ... Gwynne Dyer John Howard has been prime minister of Australia for 11 years and, by normal political standards, he has done almost everything right. The country is having an unprecedented economic boom, thanks to China's limitless demand for Australian natural resources. Unemployment is at a 33-year low, and Mr Howard appeals to the underlying racism of many Australians ...

  8. News - China

    Pollution in China affects more than 50pc of underground water

    Posted Feb 22nd 2013, 07:08pm by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter More than half of the underground water of Chinese cities is either “poor” or “very poor”, a state television station reported on Thursday. China Central Television reported ... protection said the data underscored the country’s continuously increasing water pollution plight. In recent years, residents in a number of areas in China have encountered water pollution caused ...

  9. Health threat no time to be playing politics

    Posted Jul 18th 2007, 12:00am by Mark Simon

    ... on the harder-to-reduce China originated pollution. The mainland is the final point of mistrust for Hong Kong people. Hundreds of thousands of Hongkongers cross the border every week. They see the air quality ... playing local politics. Mark Simon is a senior executive with Next Media ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    The great green grid of China

    Posted Nov 28th 2012, 12:00am by Laurence Brahm

    ... Laurence Brahm Laurence Brahm says Beijing should redouble its push for renewable energy, which would create new opportunities for growth and, in turn, bolster its political sustainability The great green grid China is the world's greatest carbon-emitting nation, responsible for much of the greenhouse gases that are quickly destroying our planet. Some 70 per cent of China ...




SCMP.com Account