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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Australian minister Tony Burke will pitch Antarctic ice plan in Beijing

    Posted Sep 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... Chen Lei, to talk about the precious resource. Part of that includes sharing the experiences of Australia, where water supplies in the Murray-Darling Basin - known as the country's food ... closer co-operation with Australia on climate-change research in Antarctica. "The holy grail of Antarctic research is to get the million-year ice core and it's one of the issues we want ...

  2. China charts course to project marine power

    Posted Jun 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... over resource-rich areas including the Spratly (Nansha) and Paracel islands in the South China Sea and the Diaoyu Islands, or Senkakus, in the East China Sea. Analysts said Liu's bold ... 'an opportunity to raise global awareness of the current challenges faced by the international community in connection with the oceans'. Elsewhere around the world the focus is on marine ...

  3. News - China

    Conservatives counter demands for constitutional rule in China

    Posted May 22nd 2013, 01:13pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler Chinese conservatives have come out to argue against the adoption of "constitutional rule", a term increasingly used by liberals to demand the realisation ... of development. Those with capital use the constitution's allure to trick those who have nothing into believing that they lived in a fair system, she argued in ideologically orthodox terms. Citing ...

  4. Antarctic telescopes a Sino-US icebreaker

    Posted Jan 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... the scientists will assemble a telescope system that depends on a piece of equipment designed for the US Navy for its accuracy and sensitivity. Dr Liu Qiang is a researcher with NOAC's Antarctic Astronomy Group, and was involved in the design of the antarctic survey telescopes. He said in a telephone interview that their US supplier had gone to some trouble to obtain export licences ...

  5. China can show world how to conserve water

    Posted Jun 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... dwindling water resources by petroleum byproducts. China can offer trade, aid and investment to other countries to secure oil supplies. Keeping enough clean water flowing at home is a more troubling ... painted by officials is what claims attention. The country's top water-resources official dismissed hopes that the massive Three Gorges Dam and ambitious water-diversion projects will relieve ...

  6. News - China

    Diaoyu Islands dispute about resources not land

    Posted Dec 04th 2012, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... If the continental shelf is delimited in accordance with the provisions of the International Convention on the Law of the Sea, China will lose a lot of territorial waters - and the resources underneath. ... Cary Huang in Beijing cary.huang@scmp.com The dispute over the Diaoyus is about more than national pride - ownership of the rocky archipelago will give access to rich resources ...

  7. News - China - CONSERVATION

    Warning over commercialising heritage sites

    Posted Jan 01st 2013, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... the nation's heritage conservation efforts. China ranks third in the world, with 43 natural and cultural world heritage sites. Italy heads the list with 47 sites, followed by Spain with 44. The site ... The State Administration of Cultural Heritage said last month that more than 500 heritage protection laws and regulations had been enacted, underscoring its conservation efforts, particularly over ...

  8. Business - Economy

    Australia budget blues in land of mining boom

    Posted May 13th 2013, 11:14am by AFP

    ... Abbott-led conservatives come September. It is a situation that confounds outsiders according to economist Stephen Koukoulas, formerly Gillard’s senior economic adviser. “Globally people are saying ...

  9. Conservation still failing despite award

    Posted Feb 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Award is bringing attention to a pioneer who laid much of the groundwork for heritage conservation, at a time when architects and urban designers are ever more marginalised in city planning. ... capital, would not have been demolished if a better conservation mechanism had been in place. 'I was very concerned over the fate of the courtyard house and the Beibu hutong because I still ...

  10. Licence surge to open market for marine fuel

    Posted Jul 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Cut-throat competition in the mainland's market for marine fuel is set to escalate, with Beijing poised to issue more licences to would-be operators this year. The move is an attempt by China to increase its share of the global marine fuel supply by forcing its domestic players to improve their efficiency through greater competition. The Ministry of Commerce is reviewing ...




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