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  1. Letters

    Posted Mar 28th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a population living and working in a part of the only planet we have. It is time to shift our collective awareness and consciousness to take action so that we ensure we don't all wake up one day with deep regret at the loss of our home when it is too late. The planet is not a resource, it is finite. The oceans the sky and the land are in a desperate almost irreversible state of collapse. ...

  2. How do you select training programmes for employees?

    Posted Dec 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre We see training staff as a low risk and high-return investment. It is a great way to retain staff and inspire them to do better. Employee training ... also target certain staff for specific programmes and send out invitations to them. To evaluate programmes we use recommendations from management and examinations. Windy Wong, human resources ...

  3. No need for US ships to ruffle the diplomatic seas

    Posted Mar 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Convention on the Law of the Sea provides sovereign immunity for naval vessels, but makes it clear that permission is needed for civilian marine research inside economic zones. Questions have also ... The marine survey vessel Marcus G. Langseth- operated by Columbia University's Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory- has impeccable scientific credentials. There is no doubt the survey it has ...

  4. Full inquiry into Zhouqu disaster may save lives

    Posted Aug 15th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... searched for the bodies of loved ones, they vowed to rebuild their homes in the same place, where their ancestors lived for generations. Their resilience and reverence for family is to be admired. But the central government must ensure that the lessons of their loss are learned. The Ministry of Land and Resources blames record rainfall for triggering the slide. This is disingenuous. Such a deluge ...

  5. Letters

    Posted Jun 11th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... are not naive, and Ocean Park should listen to them. While it does play an important conservation role in Hong Kong, this poor dolphin story needs to have a better ending. Probably more schoolchildren ... whales? Whale sharks? While I have much respect for the way Ocean Park has reinvented itself in recent years, taking marine animals from the wild should be part of history. The theme park has ...

  6. Sinking ship's oil slick pollutes Hei Ling Chau

    Posted Sep 21st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... it would monitor the situation and clean up any oil pollution if found. Senior marine conservation officer Clarus Chu Ping-shing, of green group WWF Hong Kong, said the pollution caused by the leak ... decayed to such an extent that it has disgorged its fuel into the water and along the shoreline. Marine Department records show the vessel has permission to be 'laid up'- undergoing ...

  7. News that mattered

    Posted Jan 31st 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I sympathise with Filipinos for having to live with such a police force. They're right not to trust their police. Angel Wu, 15, Christian Alliance International School The hostage crisis unfolded ... on the environment, local wildlife and the tourism industry. The effect on the environment and wildlife was massive. Birds, turtles and marine mammals were most affected. Many of these animals died. ...

  8. Putting a brake on torrents of filth

    Posted May 12th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... tonnes of heavy metals, 65,637 tonnes of nitrates and ammonia, and 59,853 tonnes of petrol into the sea each year, according to the National Marine Environmental Monitoring Centre. The pollution ... polluters upstream or downstream. 'Guangzhou's efforts will go to waste if nothing is done upstream,' warned Liu Chen, a director of the Pearl River Water Resources Commission's ...

  9. The Planner

    Posted Jun 05th 2005, 12:00am by Jade Lee-Duffy

    ... Sustainable Development WWF marine conservation officer, Clarus Chu, talks about conservation and biodiversity in Hong Kong. Fri, 10.30am-noon, Visual Arts Centre, 7A Kennedy Rd, Central, $100, $130. ... HK Convention and Exhibition Centre, Hall 3, Wan Chai, $580-$980 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2882 1689 Seoul Performing Arts Company A close encounter with classical Korea featuring folk ...

  10. Don't take chances on live chickens

    Posted Jun 12th 2004, 12:00am by Anthony Hedley

    ... 'reassorted' virus? No one knows for sure, but we conservatively estimate it at one in 1,000 for all buyers of live birds if they happen to be infected. This would be unacceptable as a threat ... the community from the potential upstream source of the infection in live chickens are absolutely necessary. Central or regional slaughtering of chickens would close the final common pathway to markets ...




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