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  1. The Conservancy Association

    Posted Jan 11th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 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 a wide variety of activities that need volunteer help. If you are interested in making Hong Kong a greener place to live, call 2728 6781 or visit www.conservancy.org.hk for more information. ...

  2. Energy conservation best option to reduce emissions

    Posted Feb 24th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... energy conservation and higher energy efficiencies. 'If we are just halfway careful or concerned, we can easily save 10 to 15 per cent in energy consumption,' Mr Poon said, 'I ... on energy conservation was not high enough, but denied it was because the government did not do enough. 'There needs to be time for the community to go through a process of becoming alert ...

  3. Backlash from rebounding conservatives challenges pace of reforms

    Posted Feb 13th 2006, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... Wang Xiangwei President Hu Jintao and Premier Wen Jiabao are now facing a serious backlash from conservative economists and officials over the direction and thrust of China's economic ... resurgence of conservatives, within and outside the ruling class, who have made blatant calls for a rolling back of economic and social reforms, blaming them for the growing social unrest and rampant ...

  4. In a material world, embroidery conserves the cultural threads

    Posted Feb 05th 2006, 12:00am by Rebecca Lo

    ... conserved in pristine condition since the 19th century. The American's fascination with China started in college, where he majored in Chinese studies. His first trip to Asia was in 1972, ...

  5. North Korea has conservatives pushing for strike force

    Posted Feb 08th 2006, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... Hawks say the threat of sanctions and missiles will force Pyongyang into proper dialogue, writes Julian Ryall For too long, Japan believes, it has tried to use the carrot approach in its dealings with North Korea. There are indications that Tokyo is now p ...

  6. Conservation comes first, Hu warns local officials

    Posted Dec 27th 2006, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao in Beijing Put energy, resources into saving environment, president says Local authorities have been urged by President Hu Jintao to put energy and resources into conservation ... grim warnings by senior officials and experts that the government looked set to miss energy conservation and pollution control targets this year. Premier Wen Jiabao announced this year ...

  7. Students can be role models in energy conservation

    Posted Aug 31st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to promote conservation among students. The schools keep the temperature at 25 degrees Celsius and turn off the lights and air-conditioning when a room is empty. Teachers and parents should try ... adults may like the idea of conserving energy, but in reality they find themselves so worn down with the responsibilities of work and providing for a family that they become lazy regarding energy ...

  8. Dragon Garden a sound pointer to conservation

    Posted Aug 24th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The aborted sale of Dragon Garden to a developer yesterday was a victory for conservation. Credit should go to those members of the family who have lobbied so hard for the preservation of the Chinese-style landscaped garden. Yet, while there is no immediate fear of the garden being knocked down, it is imperative that the government expedites its review of conservation policy to put an end ...

  9. Natural way to learn about conservation

    Posted Apr 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... and learn about conservation issues, all at the same time. The race, to be held on April 23, is organised by The Conservancy Association, which last month also organised a poll of the city's top 10 ecological 'hotspots'. The poll was aimed at encouraging the public to learn more about nature and cultural heritage conservation, and raise awareness of environmental affairs ...

  10. Conservation, creativity... and cash

    Posted Nov 06th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of premium payable to the government as one of its criteria. In each section, bidding firms had to score an average total of 13 points out of a possible 25: 1) Heritage conservation Is the proposal conducive to preserving the site's integrity in: conservation of the five historic buildings 14 preservation of significant historic items 7 landscape and setting, ambience and environment 4 2) ...




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