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  1. News - China

    Doomed deer freed to feed China’s elusive tigers

    Posted Sep 16th 2013, 04:52pm

    ... in Chinese medicine and as prey – among reasons for the dramatic population fall. “The prey numbers are very low in comparison to other countries,” said Rohit Singh of global conservation ... is huge. Dale Miquelle, the Vladivostok-based director of the Wildlife Conservation Society’s (WCS) Russia Programme, said one tiger needs to kill about 50 deer or wild boar a year to survive, ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - CONSERVATION

    Heritage village Kat Hing Wai offers an intriguing gateway to the past

    Posted Apr 25th 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com An intriguing gateway to the past With an intact enclosure and an intriguing history surrounding its iron gates, Kat Hing Wai is one of the highest-scoring villages in the government's grading exercise of historic sites. Th ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Conservation officials not worried by zone plan lapse in Tai Long Sai Wan

    Posted Dec 04th 2013, 04:30am by Cheung Chi Fai

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Conservation officials say they can keep work in Sai Wan under control during transition but activists worry over legal vaccum if bill fails Controls firm despite lapse of zoning plan Conservation officials have pledged that development controls at Tai Long Sai Wan will remain in place even though an interim zoning plan lapsed more than ...

  4. News - China - PEARL BRIEFING

    Why conservation is still not taken seriously by cadres in southern China

    Posted Nov 30th 2013, 04:02am by Li Jing

    ... Li Jing Rampant demand for rare wildlife as food is driving a clandestine trade often aided with the complicity of law enforcement Why conservation is still a dirty word A year ago, ... is now officially as rare as the giant panda. The International Union for Conservation of Nature this week revised the status of the migratory birds, also known as rice birds by Guangdong diners, ...

  5. News - Hong Kong

    Lawmakers hits out at 'lazy' policy on country parks amid conservation row

    Posted Nov 19th 2013, 05:13am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com DAB's Elizabeth Quat accuses government of putting conservation before villagers' needs Country park policy 'lazy', says lawmaker A lawmaker has accused the government of adopting "lazy policy" by putting conservation in country parks ahead of the needs of villagers. Regardless of whether an attempt to incorporate Tai ...

  6. News - China - POLITICS

    Communist Party plenum's pledges aimed at reformers and conservatives

    Posted Nov 18th 2013, 05:53am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com Analysts, though, point to contradictions and a desire to placate reformers and conservatives Something for everyone in party plenum's pledges ... of private companies and set up an open market system? … It seems like Xi wants to please both reformers and conservatives with the proposals." Beijing-based political commentator Zhang Lifan ...

  7. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan same-sex marriage bill prompts conservative backlash

    Posted Nov 13th 2013, 01:28pm by undefined

    ... Bryan Harris bryan.harris@scmp.com Taiwan is known as a bastion of gay rights, but conservative, mostly Christian, organisations have drawn the line at same-sex nuptials Gay marriage bill ... the reality is it will be difficult. More discussion is needed to raise awareness." According to Hsiao, Taiwan's partisan political culture and the influence of conservative groups ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - ENERGY

    CLP Power to make energy conservation its focus as review looms

    Posted Nov 11th 2013, 06:21am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... including single elderly people and tenants of subdivided flats- to conserve energy, Paul Poon Wai-yin said yesterday. About 4,000 households will be given one of four energyefficient products: ... of the year. The review has given green groups impetus to press CLP and rival Hongkong Electric to step up conservation efforts. ...

  9. News - World

    Conservative Republican Sen. Ted Cruz says he won't delay a vote on bipartisan budget deal

    Posted Oct 17th 2013, 12:25am by AP

    ... WASHINGTON (AP) — Conservative Republican Sen. Ted Cruz says he won't delay a vote on bipartisan budget deal. ...

  10. Business - Companies - CARS

    Ford boss Mulally doesn't regret 'conservative' approach in China

    Posted Oct 28th 2013, 04:33am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam anita.lam@scmp.com Ford boss has no regrets over mainland strategy Ford Motor chief executive Alan Mulally said he did not regret adopting a conservative approach to business on the mainland, which has seen the company fall behind in the world's biggest passenger vehicle market. Mulally said the strategy helped Ford weather the global recession. "It was a big decision ...




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