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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Full text: CY Leung’s 2014 Annual Report

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 09:49pm

    ... needs. We hope that all Hongkongers will enjoy the opportunity to realise their potential and live out their aspirations. Over the past two years, the Government has worked hard to sustain our ... investors, overseas Central Banks and monetary authorities on 21 May 2014. • Provided a comparable taxation framework for Islamic bonds vis-à-vis conventional bonds in July 2013 to enhance Hong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1539724/full-text-cy-leungs-2014-annual-report
  2. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Reef encounters

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 12:57am by Stuart Heaver

    ... Wing-kuen, senior marine conservation officer at the AFCD. Chow is not the stuffy government bureaucrat you might expect but an enthusiastic graduate of marine biology who looks as though he would ... cannot do this without support from the public," he adds, admitting that there are only three full-time AFCD staff dedicated to coral conservation (excluding the marine park management ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1525885/reef-encounters
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Give Hong Kong's green turtles a fighting chance to survive

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 03:02pm by MICHAEL LAU

    ... to the convention's biodiversity targets, one of which states that 10 per cent of coastal and marine waters should be conserved as protected areas by 2020. To save the remnants of our green turtle population, ... are slow to mature: it takes between 26 and 40 years before they are able to breed. Once they reach adulthood, they have few natural enemies and can live and reproduce for a long time. The most ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1526646/give-hong-kongs-green-turtles-fighting-chance-survive
  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Rare seahorses found living in river estuaries off Lantau and Sai Kung

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 06:21am by Ernest Kao

    ... development An 18-month study by green groups has found seahorses and pipefish living in river estuaries off Lantau Island and Sai Kung. Major breeding grounds include Tung Chung Bay and the waters around Tap Mun (Grass Island), including Hoi Ha Wan Marine Park and Fung Wong Wat, according to the Eco-Education & Resources Centre and Green Power study. The findings shed light ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1480929/green-study-reveals-rare-seahorses-risk-government-development
  5. News - Hong Kong - white paper

    Full text: Chinese State Council white paper on ‘One Country, Two Systems’ policy in Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 12:25pm

    ... includes properly handling legal issues involving Hong Kong, such as the application of international conventions in Hong Kong. The number of multilateral treaties and amendments that have become ... taxation and judicial assistance has reached 338. The central government assists the HKSAR in accepting reviews on the implementation of international conventions, supports it in maintaining ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1529167/full-text-practice-one-country-two-systems-policy-hong-kong-special
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Ban on Japanese whaling a major victory in conservation battle

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 04:21am by SCMP Editorial

    ... with "regret and disappointment", though, prompting concern that it could turn its back on the judgment or even withdraw from associated maritime conventions. There is every danger ... that they hold a special place in nature. Being at the top of the marine food chain, it is crucial for the sake of ecosystems that they be kept from harm. Whales also have numerous similarities ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1463374/ban-japanese-whaling-major-victory-conservation-battle
  7. News - Asia - CONSERVATION

    Japanese whalers hint at plans to resume hunts after UN court ban

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 10:27pm by Reuters

    ... as a marine resource that, after the second world war, was an important protein source for an impoverished nation. Japan also conducts separate hunts in the northern Pacific, while its fishermen ... Reuters in Tokyo Court papers issued in the US against Sea Shepherd hint at plans for a modified season Japanese whalers expect to resume Antarctic hunts The group that conducts ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1483266/japanese-whalers-hint-plans-resume-hunts-after-un-court-ban
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Vietnam's maritime provocations against China set a dangerous course

    Posted May 16th 2014, 06:02pm by Gong Yingchun

    ... Convention on the Law of the Sea, China has exclusive sovereign rights of exploring, exploiting, conserving and managing resources within the waters off the Xisha Islands. It also owns exclusive ... oil rig and ramming China's escorting civilian ships. Such provocative actions not only pose a serious threat to the safety of the drilling rig and the lives of those working on it; ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1513342/vietnams-maritime-provocations-against-china-set-dangerous-course
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MARITIME DISPUTE

    Why Vietnam is set on a dangerous course over China's maritime operations

    Posted May 16th 2014, 10:31am by Gong Yingchun

    ... rights of exploring, exploiting, conserving and managing resources within the waters off the Xisha Islands. It also owns exclusive jurisdiction over the construction and use of all installations ... actions not only pose a serious threat to the safety of the Chinese drilling rig and the lives of those working on it, but also infringe upon the right of jurisdiction of China’s government ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1513325/why-vietnam-set-dangerous-course-over-chinas-maritime
  10. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Protection urged for home of rare fish

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 03:38am by Cheung Chi Fai

    ... of rare fish The possible home of the endangered and highly priced Hong Kong grouper in Sai Kung should be turned into a marine park to better conserve the species of fish, green groups say. The call came after the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department took the area in Port Shelter off the priority list for designation as a marine park, saying further discussions were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1493750/protection-urged-home-rare-fish

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