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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Runway report slammed for leaving out risk of polluting vessels

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 04:13am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... is obvious people are less supportive of the project after learning more about the environmental impacts," said Samantha Lee Mei-wah, a marine conservation officer with the group. About 71 per ... in the report. "I visited the marine work areas of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge and saw plumes of [suspended solids] surrounding the sand barges," he said. "I suspect ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1573020/runway-report-slammed-leaving-out-risk-polluting-vessels
  2. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Actor returned to Afghanistan for role of his life: a translator for US Marines

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 07:52pm by AP

    ... week for a book signing for Fahim Speaks: A Warrior-Actor's Odyssey from Afghanistan to Hollywood and Back, went to work as a translator for the US Marines in Helmand Province, ... as an interpreter, bridging the tribal culture he was learning in the US Marines with the tribal bedrock that underlies his homeland. By knowing the customs, knowing how Afghans treat people they trust- ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1571472/actor-returned-afghanistan-role-his-life-translator-us-marines
  3. Comment - Letters

    Government has the power to ensure enclaves are protected

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 04:56am by LETTERS

    ..., and is formulating a biodiversity strategy and action plan, based on the convention's principles, and taking into account local needs and priorities. Joseph Sham, assistant director (country and marine ... of the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department on the protection of country park enclaves. When public concern over the Sai Wan incident was triggered in 2010, there were 77 country park enclaves, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1539165/government-has-power-ensure-enclaves-are-protected
  4. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Shenzhen's reach for stars puts Deep Bay wetland birds at risk

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 06:24am by He Huifeng

    ... area will be converted into a dense urban centre, according to a blueprint posted on the website of the city's Urban Planning Land and Resources Commission. Officials hope to develop a bay ... the many migratory birds visiting the Mai Po Nature Reserve each autumn, winter and spring. Hong Kong's Environmental Protection Department and Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1575113/shenzhens-reach-stars-puts-deep-bay-wetland-birds-risk
  5. A smart approach to comfy home life

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 12:15pm by HKT Premier

    ... HKT Premier [ADVERTORIAL] Contemplate a move to a new home and the first thing that strikes you is all the hassle involved. Yes, life can get hectic, and inhaling deeply won’t always help. HKT Premier has made relocating an easy task. It’s summer campaign ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/topics/premier-living/1564277/smart-approach-comfy-home-life
  6. News - World - U.S. POLITICS: ANALYSIS

    Republican Party senators beat midterm conservative rivals

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 04:49am by MCT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Washington Wins by beleaguered Republican establishment over conservative challengers in midterm primaries counters the sour view of Congress Senators' victories ... their conservative challengers in a series of wins for the party's beleaguered establishment. The results, capped by wins last week by Republican senators Lamar Alexander in Tennessee and Pat Roberts ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1570739/republican-party-senators-beat-midterm-conservative-rivals
  7. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    City advisers blast runway environmental report as 'wishful thinking'

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 06:58pm by Ernest Kao and Cheung Chi-fai

    ... hectare marine park. The park, which would connect the existing Sha Chau and Lung Kwu Chau Marine Park with the planned Brothers Islands Marine Park, was proposed as a key mitigating measure ... asked. He said the case would set a bad precedent for conservation measures associated with future projects. Professor Chau Kwai-cheong urged the authority to "think outside the box" ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1571451/airport-authority-experts-fairy-tale-predictions-about-marine-park
  8. Comment - Letters

    More lives saved with bottom-up approach to disaster relief

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 05:17am by LETTERS

    ... More lives saved with bottom-up approach to disaster relief Hong Kong citizens were shocked by the disasters on the mainland and in Taiwan in the last few weeks. These included ... and underground gas pipeline explosions in central Kaohsiung, which left 30 people dead. Further afield, there is the worst-ever Ebola epidemic that has so far claimed more than 1,100 lives across West ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1576280/more-lives-saved-bottom-approach-disaster-relief
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Rise of the Islamic State signals a changing world order

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 03:13pm by DANIEL WAGNER

    ... the political and military regime of the 21st century. Given that we live in a world of limited financial and military resources, and that developed countries at large lack the political will to become ... policy and standing in the world have been further emasculated in the process. Conservative political pundits in the US criticise President Barack Obama for failing to act in a more decisive ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1574171/rise-islamic-state-signals-changing-world-order
  10. Kitchens are now worth showing off

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 09:43am by TAMSIN BRADSHAW

    ... interconnected living, dining and kitchen areas. Not everyone likes or can have an open kitchen – but that doesn’t mean design is any less important in closed kitchens. No matter what type of kitchen you ... approach. According to Lo, we will see more of “the idea of the kitchen as a planned space that reflects the individuality of those who live there”. At Varenna Poliform, the new Phoenix kitchen ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/topics/premier-living/1564218/kitchens-are-now-worth-showing

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