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  1. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Cradle of Communist Party at centre of dead pig fiasco

    Posted Apr 01st 2013, 12:00am by MANDY ZUO

    ... Mandy Zuo mandy.zuo@scmp.com Region famed as the birthplace of China's Communist Party forced to revise its methods after tide of rotting hogs is linked to its farmers Source of dead pigs traced to revered historical site For decades, the river-laced city of Jiaxing in northern Zhejiang province has prided itself as the birthplace of the Chinese Communist Party. In 1921, ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Nature needs a voice in Hong Kong to protect Chinese white dolphins

    Posted May 18th 2013, 12:00am by MICHAEL LAU

    ... Michael Lau Michael Lau says the plight of the Chinese white dolphin in Hong Kong waters shows how development continues to take priority over conservation, with ecologists' views ... processes on development in Hong Kong seems to have weakened. As an example, take the Chinese white dolphin, an apex predator and an indicator of the health of the marine environment. We have ...

  3. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Chinese drive to create vast vineyards spark concern

    Posted May 06th 2013, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... pandas in China. He noted in an email to the Post that even though the Chinese government set up reserves for the giant pandas, the animals' movements may not be restricted to them. ... many of whom are farmers with household incomes of less than 1,000 yuan a year, the official said, declining to be named. There is a wide wealth disparity between most Chinese and Tibetans, ...

  4. News - China

    Chinese netizens slam British newspaper's 'cultural intervention' over chopsticks article

    Posted Mar 15th 2013, 01:45pm by Chris Luo

    ... Chris Luo chris.luo@scmp.com Chinese internet users have attacked a British newspaper’s claim that the Chinese should swap chopsticks for knives and forks, calling it a cultural intervention. It is not about chopsticks, it is the disposable aspect that matters, angry Chinese netizens responded on Friday to The Telegraph ’s article “Chinese ‘must swap chopsticks for knife ...

  5. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Chinese official offered huge reward... if he can swim in polluted river

    Posted Feb 18th 2013, 12:59pm by Chris Luo

    ... Chris Luo chris.luo@scmp.com A Zhejiang entrepreneur is offering a 200,000 yuan reward to a senior official if he swims in a polluted river for 20 minutes, as part of an attempt to draw attention to the environmental plight in China's eastern provinc ...

  6. News - China

    Chinese officials launch 'green' ad to fight back against swimming challenge

    Posted Feb 21st 2013, 11:05am by Chris Luo

    ... Chris Luo chris.luo@scmp.com Haunted by media attention after local officials were challenged to swim in polluted rivers, Wenzhou authorities fought back with a 140,000 yuan advertisement campaign boasting of their environmental protection record, Beijing ...

  7. Americans wary about the new face in space

    Posted Oct 11th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to be the dual pillars fundamental for stability and effective communist rule. Yet few Americans see the value in such a risky and costly endeavour. Bert Silker, a veteran Washington commentator, said: 'If they want to go, then go, but why spend billions and risk lives just to do what we [the US] did 35 years ago?' But for students of Chinese domestic policy, going to space makes sense. ...

  8. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Green activists spend 100,000 yuan on NY Times ad aimed at Xi's environmental policy

    Posted Dec 07th 2012, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... grass-roots environmental activists have run an advertisement in The New York Times calling on China's new leaders, including Communist Party chief Xi Jinping, to honour Beijing's ... on page A24 of the newspaper's national section last week. "We hope the promise is kept to protect the environment," the advertisement said, in English and Chinese. Veteran ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Laos may need incentive to stop building Mekong dam

    Posted Jan 28th 2013, 12:00am by David Fullbrook

    ... at a recent meeting of the Mekong River Commission, a think tank in all but name. After the communist victories of 1975, comrades on both sides had at first ensured that Laos toed the line set by Hanoi. But that line has withered for two reasons. One, platitudes and aid have poured in from Beijing over the past decade, accompanied by investment from public and private Chinese firms. Two, ...

  10. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    China's heavy metal and chemical pollution worsening

    Posted Jan 06th 2013, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... Jinnan, a deputy director at the Chinese Academy of Environmental Planning, told a three-day conference at the Chinese University of Hong Kong that the country has not yet come to grips ... at Chinese University to discuss the successes and failures of four decades of environmental protection policies on the mainland, where citizens are becoming increasingly aware of pollution and its ...




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