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  1. Work and play

    Posted Jul 06th 2005, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... of Conservation Volunteers Australia (CVA), who was in Hong Kong last month to promote its programme. Volunteer trips offer a hands-on alternative to passive sightseeing and can help you see more than you ... off the beaten track,' she said. The CVA is Australia's leading conservation organisation and was founded in 1982. It is a national non-profit community organisation that completes ...

  2. Events Diary

    Posted Sep 30th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 'Heritage conservation and urban renewal'. CPA Australia CPD workshop: 'Overview of SME financial reporting: Hong Kong and international development'. ... Today, HK: British Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'Institution of civil engineers future of civil engineering and links to Hong Kong and China'. CPA Australia luncheon: ...

  3. Tough challenge for those willing to lend a hand

    Posted Mar 27th 2004, 12:00am by Sally Course

    ... for the year-long course with shorter programmes available in Finland (for ages 14-18), Japan (15-18), Australia (14-18) and the UK conservation camp (17-22) in the summer. Those chosen must pay ... required. Another programme testing stamina, inner strength and a sense of adventure is the Conservation Volunteers Australia (CVA) programme available in Hong Kong for the first time this year via ...

  4. Concern after destructive pest found in imported palm trees

    Posted Jan 26th 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... and Melanesia in the 1980s. The Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department said the plants used in both projects came from Australia, but were kept in nurseries in Guangdong before being ... State Construction Engineering said the plants came from Australia. It was not sure whether they had been sent to Hong Kong via Guangdong. Jim Chi-yung, a professor of geography ...

  5. A symbol of hope

    Posted Nov 30th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Yuen Long crocodile has not been seen now for several days and I must return home to my business, Koorana Crocodile Farm, in Queensland, Australia. Sadly, I have not been able to satisfy the needs of the Hong Kong Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department (AFCD) or the expectations of the Hong Kong people and this disappoints me greatly. At the outset, the capture ...

  6. Executives 'modestly hopeful' over growth

    Posted Jun 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... conservative compared to previous years,' said Melanie Cochrane, American Express senior vice-president and general manager for global corporate payments in Japan, Asia-Pacific and Australia ...

  7. 'Smart' plug points way to energy-saving future

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

    ... such as Australia. Britain's energy policy, which rewards power suppliers' conservation efforts, was crucial to the plug's development, Mr Wong said. 'Once you have the policy, people ... lines more diversified and sustainable.' Angus Wong Chun-yin, of Friends of the Earth, said the plug was an example of local companies tapping the huge potential of the conservation market. ...

  8. Letters

    Posted Jul 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... fins come from shark fisheries such as Canada and Australia, certified as being sustainable. Hence money can be wisely saved without losing the traditional option of serving shark's fin at official banquets. Charlie Lim, chairman, conservation and management committee, Marine Products Association Revamp of information laws essential Shelving the copyright amendment bill was a good ...

  9. University may lose historic buildings

    Posted Oct 09th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng Baptist University may have to move next year out of a colonial military building for which it has just won an international heritage conservation award after a HK$21.7 million ... in the 2009 Unesco Asia-Pacific Heritage Awards for cultural heritage conservation. The Unesco jury said the project set a noteworthy model for recycling obsolete public buildings. '[The ...

  10. Lai See

    Posted May 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... assume conservatively it is costing HK$300,000. Who is funding this, you might wonder. Certainly not the HKIDA. The sponsors are the Environment and Conservation Fund (ECF) and Environmental ... billion. It noted that it was only a year ago or so that Rinehart leaped to the top of Australia's rich list with a mining fortune of A$10 billion (HK$75 billion). BRW said she might one day ...




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