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  1. News - World - NATURE

    Pangolins are being 'eaten to extinction': conservationists

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 12:02am by AFP

    ... because they are being traded to China and Vietnam,” he said in an statement issued yesterday by the International Union for Conservation of Nature. Pangolin meat is considered a luxury food, ... which has led the IUCN to step up conservation efforts in Asia and Africa where traders are trying to meet a growing demand. “A first vital step is for the Chinese and Vietnamese governments ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1562245/pangolins-are-being-eaten-extinction-conservationists
  2. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Former DJ writes book about his experiences living with mentally ill brother

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 10:41am by Elaine Yau

    ... still in the living room and my parents were crying hysterically." Yiu-tung was driven to make a fatal jump by delusions that filled his mind with negative thoughts. He was constantly ... by psychiatrists to give a talk. I learned more about the condition after my brother's death. Before I just knew about it as somebody living with a patient suffering from the condition," he says. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1561207/former-dj-writes-book-about-his-experiences-living
  3. News - Hong Kong - MEDIA

    City University's exhibition on Antarctic blends science with art

    Posted May 25th 2014, 05:15am by Christy Choi

    ... Christy Choi christy.choi@scmp.com 'Freeze Frame' exhibit blends science with art, contrasting the polar environment with HK's City University showcases trip to Antarctic ... play across the walls of a 360-degree theatre. In "Freeze Frame", the newest exhibition at the school, students who set off on a 21-day Antarctic journey last December tell stories ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1519380/city-universitys-exhibition-antarctic-blends-science-art
  4. News - China - AVIATION

    Military exercises cause major flight delays in China as PLA carries out live fire drills

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 05:38am by Amy Li

    ... early?" he said. Air travellers can expect little relief from the delays, with the live-fire drills- which started last Sunday- due to continue in waters off the east coast until August 15. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1560122/another-day-yet-another-delay-chinas-airports-including-shanghai
  5. News - China Insider - ENVIRONMENT

    Q&A: Endangered wildlife trading at the Myanmar-China border

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 03:03pm by Silvio Carrillo and Patrick Boehler

    ... conservation photojournalist Alex Hofford visited the  turbulent and crime-ridden  border area of Shan State Special Region Four, between China and Myanmar, the country formerly known as Burma, ... market and put more effort into enforcing CITES [the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora] in that part of Yunnan province. If China could stop all ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1561061/qa-endangered-wildlife-trading-myanmar-china-border
  6. News - China

    China establishes office to pursue corrupt officials who flee the country

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 04:26pm

    ... Laura Zhou laura.zhou@scmp.com International Cooperation Bureau established to deploy more resources and effort in investigations, official says China’s top anti-graft body has established ... director of the agency, revealed in an interview on the committee’s website yesterday. The new office was established to deploy more resources and effort in the investigations, Xie said. CCDI has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1561888/china-establishes-office-go-after-corrupt-officials-who-flee-country
  7. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Shinzo Abe’s talks with New Zealand’s John Key dominated by whaling issue

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 09:57pm by AFP

    ... Japan before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) over its "scientific" whaling programme in Antarctic waters, leading to the UN court ruling in April that it was a commercial ... disappointing" if whaling resumed. Tokyo called off its 2014-15 Antarctic season after the ICJ's decision. Whaling overshadowed talks designed to shore up the Trans-Pacific Partnership, an ambitious ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1549136/shinzo-abes-talks-new-zealands-john-key-dominated-whaling-issue
  8. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Cosplay galore: Hong Kong's Ani-Com fans tell why they dress up as their favourite anime characters

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 10:03am by BRIAN YAP, Jeremy Blum

    ... Brian Yap and Jeremy Blum brian.yap@scmp.com jeremy.blum@scmp.com Anime fans were out in full force this weekend at Hong Kong’s annual Ani-Com & Games convention, with many decked out in intricate home-made cosplay outfits styled after their favourite characters. With over 700,000 visitors at the expo, which is held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre in Wanchai ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1559329/cosplay-galore-hong-kongs-ani-com-fans-why-they-dress-their-favourite
  9. Lifestyle - Technology - SHORT SCIENCE

    Short Science, July 20, 2014

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 03:54am by AGENCIES

    ... of whether organic foods are more nutritious than their conventionally grown counterparts remains a topic of heated scientific debate. The British Journal of Nutrition has published research that disputed the notion that organic foods are essentially no more healthy than conventional foods. After reviewing 343 studies on the topic, researchers in Europe and the US concluded that organic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1556645/short-science-july-20-2014
  10. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    'Living fossil' at risk from waste water in country park enclave: scientists

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 03:10am by Ernest Kao

    ... that the Lingula anatina is found. The lingula is a type of brachiopod, a shelled marine creature. Because it has evolved little in the last 500 million years, it is sometimes known as a "living ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Residents say stream abundant in wildlife is threatened by village development nearby in latest row over country park enclaves 'Living fossil' ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1523996/living-fossil-risk-waste-water-country-park-enclave-scientists

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