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  1. Anti-whaling lobby courts Beijing as conservation vote looms

    Posted Jun 06th 2005, 12:00am by Benjamin Robertson

    ... countries, whaling nation Japan could this year have a majority and win approval for plans to expand its whaling operations. These include extending whaling activities in the Antarctic region ...

  2. Limits of tolerance

    Posted Dec 07th 2010, 12:00am by Jerome Cohen

    ... are permissible in the exclusive economic zone of another country. In such a zone, a coastal country has complete control over all living and nonliving resources and can limit marine scientific research ... into obstacles. In the US view, this activity is necessary for navigation and thus is permitted by the UN convention. Some other countries, including China, characterise this activity as 'marine ...

  3. Island's summer tourists

    Posted Apr 13th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... species, arrive at a quiet sandy beach at Sham Wan on southern Lamma after coming from as far way as Okinawa in Japan, Guangdong or Hainan. Cheung Ka-shing, a marine conservation officer ... can't we expand the protection area and upgrade it to a marine park? It helps to conserve the species if we also protect the vegetation upon which the turtles feed in surrounding waters,' ...

  4. Long hours for contract staff in government

    Posted Jun 13th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The article 'Staff who work long hours pay a health price' (Human Resources Trends, May 28) rightly trained the spotlight on the prevalent phenomenon in Hong Kong among ... is being disingenuous when he tries to claim that the low level of global protection for shark species is evidence that they are not endangered. Global wildlife conservation does not work like ...

  5. Living beyond the planet's means

    Posted Dec 05th 2009, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... and nuclear madness. But political systems have not caught up with a global world and political leaders live with their noses buried in deep domestic messes unable to think beyond the horizon ... and not always wonderful things. Melting of Arctic and Antarctic ice, unusual floods and unexpected droughts are potentially serious matters. If the Himalayan glaciers disappear, it would potentially ...

  6. Sea patrol starts before UN territorial claims

    Posted Apr 16th 2009, 12:00am by Kelly Chan

    ... and 156 other countries submit claims to territorial waters to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea. Liu Hengwei, Communist Party secretary of the Guangdong Marine Bureau, told ... 'regularly, frequently for the long term. 'It is not only for protecting our ships, our fishery industry and our fishery resources... The most important purpose is to demonstrate our ...

  7. US cannot win by ignoring rules of war

    Posted Nov 18th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The full facts surrounding the killing of a wounded and apparently helpless Iraqi insurgent by a US marine are not yet known. But the video evidence is powerful- and disturbing. Graphic television footage broadcast this week seems to show the marine shooting the injured fighter dead from almost point-blank range. There was no indication that the victim was either wounded or offering ...

  8. A question of sovereignty and pride

    Posted Jun 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Wong Yat-Hei

    ... sovereignty over them. The vessel was later stopped by the Marine Department and police because it did not meet safety and fire-prevention requirements. According to marine officers it was illegal ... of large reservoirs of oil under the continental shelf below the Diaoyu Islands. According to the United Nation's Convention on the Law of the Sea, whoever owns the islands is eligible ...

  9. City lags in survey on quality of living

    Posted Apr 29th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and transport services. Hong Kong was ranked 70th in overall quality of living in the world- the same as last year- well behind Singapore, in 26th place, and eight Japanese cities. Singapore moved up six places in the overall quality of living charts, the biggest jump in the Asia-Pacific region. Two Japanese cities- Tsukuba and Yokohama- were also in the top 10 for infrastructure. ...

  10. Voyage of discovery and adventure for all

    Posted Jun 17th 2009, 12:00am by Edward Peters

    ... many potential passengers to weigh up the cost of life on board compared to a conventional holiday involving air and hotel costs. Winnie Chan Wing-man, cruise department manager for Miramar ... Cruises' voyages to New England are especially popular in the autumn; Regent Seven Seas lives up to its name by roaming most of the world's maritime routes; Oceania's vessels ...




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