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  1. Groups go all out to save environment

    Posted Nov 17th 2007, 12:00am by Oliver To

    ... Oliver To Protecting the environment is vital not only for maintaining the well-being of our lives, but for animals and marine species as well. There are many wildlife-related associations ... with the government for developing and implementing conservation policies and working with local divers to protect marine life and its habitat. Besides the WWF, the Hong Kong government and Ocean Park also ...

  2. On the watch

    Posted Nov 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... these tiger cubs' perspective, Asia faces unprecedented challenges. Despite the rosy picture of Asia's economic growth, many young Asians are uncertain that they will have better lives than ... for governments include establishing well-organised teaching programmes and fixing teacher absenteeism in more backward areas; shifting resources away from urban centres to avoid polarised development; ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - EMPLOYMENT

    Expat exodus to Singapore looms, as living costs rise in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 07th 2012, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... is salary, according to the study by human resources consultancy ECA International, which attributes this to high housing and education costs. Hong Kong also fell a place from last year in the value ... to companies expanding in second-tier cities, where living costs are lower. The average package for an expatriate middle manager in Japan is US$374,000, 20 per cent more than second-placed India, ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Fractious Asia risking conflict over resources

    Posted Apr 09th 2013, 12:00am by BRAHMA CHELLANEY

    ... Brahma Chellaney Brahma Chellaney warns that, at the least, the lack of co-operation will hurt Asia's growth Fractious region risking conflict over resources Competition for strategic natural resources- including water, mineral ores and fossil fuels- has always played a significant role in shaping the terms of the international economic and political order. But now ...

  5. News - Asia - GAMBLING

    Asian casinos solve conservative beliefs by allowing foreigners only

    Posted Jan 28th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul Conservative countries limit their citizens' access to casinos to minimise the negative impact of betting while raising revenue Casinos playing it safe ... and communist Vietnam. Anyone, that is, except South Koreans, Nepalese or Vietnamese. For conservative Asian countries, the financial pros and social cons of casino gambling pose something of a dilemma ...

  6. Leaner, fitter

    Posted Jul 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... device, as the will to reorient the entire economy towards a more resource-preserving economic model (and therefore one in which people live within their means) is unlikely to be accepted ... capitalism for Asia will be a need to redefine human rights around the 'right to live'. This will entail starting with equal access to resources and making collective welfare a priority ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - HONG KONG

    Hong Kong ranks 14th in world for cost of living

    Posted Feb 04th 2013, 04:38pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Hong Kong moved up eight places from last year to become one of the top 20 most expensive cities in the world to live in, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit’s latest report. The EIU’s Worldwide Cost of Living 2013 survey ranked Hong Kong 14th on a global scale and 4th in Asia, behind Singapore and Japan’s Osaka and Tokyo – the latter ...

  8. Property reform short-lived in the face of vested interests

    Posted Aug 28th 2010, 12:00am by Shirley Yam

    ... fleet had been sunk by a nation that had long been considered inferior. The public was appalled and the stubborn ruling conservatives were embarrassed. The young Emperor Guangxu decided to act. ... in the military. But because of a lack of real power in the court and insufficient detail about the reforms, the effort gained little headway and met strong resistance from the conservatives. The reform ...

  9. Pledge to improve lives of Mongols after protests

    Posted Jun 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... to address poor people's grievances and provide them with better lives, Bagatur said in a lengthy article published yesterday in Seeking Truth- a party mouthpiece magazine. It was essential in order to 'maintain ethnic harmony' and 'guard against hostile outside forces', he said. The resource-rich region has also intensified efforts to regulate its lucrative coal ...

  10. Conservation by Murder: Man-eaters of Sundarbans

    Posted Mar 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Nick Walker Conservation by Murder: Man-eaters of Sundarbans by Sudipt Dutta (self-published) If a bird blessed with super stamina flew due west from Hong Kong for about 2,600 kilometres, ... of dense forest cover, tidal waterways, mudflats and myriad islands is the habitat of the royal Bengal tiger, whose survival is the heart of Conservation by Murder. Author Sudipt Dutta has made ...




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