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  1. Pressure grows to conserve energy

    Posted Mar 14th 2005, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... ERIC NG in Beijing China has chalked up an oil and petrochemical trade deficit of more than US$30 billion, prompting greater urgency to conserve and find replacement fuel, according ... To address energy security concerns, Beijing is expected to implement more measures this year to encourage conservation of energy and resources, after Premier Wen Jiabao outlined policy directions ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/492692/pressure-grows-conserve-energy
  2. PLANTING THE SEEDS OF WILDLIFE CONSERVATION

    Posted Dec 16th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Sascha Matuscak THE WWF HAS A LONG and distinguished history in China, beginning with the establishment of the first foreign conservation presence there in 1980. Until then, Chinese ... research with Chinese naturalists Pan Wenshi and Hu Jinchu was a breakthrough for conservation as a field and for the giant panda as a species. The Chinese Ministry of Forestry and the WWF jointly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/node/529467
  3. Rural body proposes conservation fund

    Posted Jun 14th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai The Heung Yee Kuk has proposed setting up a conservation fund- partly financed by the proceeds of land premiums- to settle land disputes in the New Territories involving ... conservation. 'The kuk and the landowners have been demonised and badmouthed for a long time and accused of not supporting protection of the environment,' Mr Cheung said. 'This has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/504336/rural-body-proposes-conservation-fund
  4. The Conservancy Association

    Posted Dec 18th 2005, 12:00am by lau kit wai

    ... development, environmental protection and education, as well as the conservation of historical and cultural heritage sites, which are a significant part of the environment. How: The group organises ... 6781 or visit www.conservancy.org.hk for more information. Volunteer: Dorcas Yeung Hiu-yan, 20, is a sociology student at the University of Hong Kong. She did volunteer work for the Conservancy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/node/529743
  5. Time to take energy conservation bull by the horns

    Posted Aug 08th 2005, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... Wang Xiangwei While the rest of the world frets about China's expanding economic influence on the international stage, its booming economy is running out of fuel. Literally. During the past few weeks, the Pearl River Delta region- one of the mainland ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/511342/time-take-energy-conservation-bull-horns
  6. No whiff of sex, please- we're conservative Indians

    Posted Oct 07th 2005, 12:00am by Amrit Dhillon

    ... Amrit Dhillon in New Delhi India is passing through one of its periodic fits of Victorian morality as conservative Indians attempt to stamp out behaviour they consider to be indecent ... that it was 'against Indian culture'. Traditionalists often strike a chord with the conservative Indian middle class. For example, when Hindu nationalists fought to have dance bars in Mumbai shut down, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/519347/no-whiff-sex-please-were-conservative-indians
  7. Support for energy conservation

    Posted Mar 06th 2005, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng in Beijing An industry leader yesterday echoed Premier Wen Jiabao's call for energy conservation to ensure the mainland's sustainable development, but others dismissed concerns that the nation faces an energy crisis. Mr Wen allocated a full page of his 49-page Government Work Report at the National People's Congress session to conservation and the best use ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/491446/support-energy-conservation
  8. Openness on ailing first lady breaks conservative barriers

    Posted Oct 18th 2005, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... Baradan Kuppusamy in Kuala Lumpur In a break with traditional norms of secrecy, Malaysians are openly praying for the wife of their leader, who is battling breast cancer. Endon Mahmood and her husband, Prime Minister Abdullah Badawi, broke ranks last year and talked about her illness, something that is rare in conservative Malay society. Since then, Ms Endon, 64, has been ...

    http://www.scmp.com/node/520929
  9. Pressure grows to conserve energy

    Posted Mar 14th 2005, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... US$30 billion, prompting greater urgency to conserve and find replacement fuel, according to the chief of an industry association. Total imports of crude oil, petrochemical raw materials ... to encourage conservation of energy and resources, after Premier Wen Jiabao outlined policy directions in his work report to the National Peoples Congress last week. Unit fuel consumption of heating ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/492594/pressure-grows-conserve-energy
  10. Sorry history of a too conservative diplomacy

    Posted Mar 31st 2005, 12:00am by Tom Plate

    ... of history's most amazing economies, but until recently, its diplomatic bottom line has been far too conservative and risk-adverse. Under Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi and Mr Machimura, that appears ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/494840/sorry-history-too-conservative-diplomacy

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