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  1. Lifestyle - Books - SHORT STORIES

    Book review: The Dog: Stories by Jack Livings

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 07:52am by Kit Gillet

    ... Kit Gillet The Dog: Stories by Jack Livings Farrar, Straus and Giroux Disregarding his own health, and barely able to visit his dying wife in hospital, Zhou Yuqing sacrifices everything ... for the regular setbacks experienced by his team. Zhou is the main character of The Crystal Sarcophagus, the centrepiece of Jack Livings' series of short stories which, when combined, tell a powerful ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Chinese demand changing terms of global competition for seafood

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 04:30pm by Mark Godfrey

    ... fisheries resources, for the development of China-Africa trade of fisheries and to promote China-Africa marine fisheries cooperation and exchange platforms for the purpose of international ... million for the Argentine firm as part of the company's stated strategy to "go global" and buy fishing companies and resources around the world. With annual revenues of almost ...

  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Shinzo Abe sends condolences for martyrs, including war criminals

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 12:32pm by Reuters

    ... in whose name Japanese soldiers fought during the war. "I offer my sincere condolences to the spirits of those Showa martyrs who gave their lives for the sake of today's peace ... but ultra-conservatives reject them entirely as victors' justice. Abe was among those publicly critical of the war crimes tribunal before he took office for the first time in 2006. ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Court ruling on Tai Po beach a welcome end to 16-year saga

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 04:25am by SCMP Editorial

    ... Mei would wipe out an endangered seahorse species and other marine life in the region. The decision has understandably upset green groups, but it put a welcome end to a long-running row. ... to a significant population of the marine creature; and that the director had already made a professional judgment on the need for further study. The ruling is to be welcomed. It upholds the mechanism ...

  5. News - China - PATRIOTISM

    China considers 'Martyrs' Day' to honour those who died for independence

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 12:42pm by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang cary.huang@scmp.com September 30 could become the day when Chinese honour the veterans and others who gave their lives for their country Martyrs’ Day holiday to honour independence heroes China is considering a proposal to set September 30 as Martyrs’ Day to commemorate those who gave their lives for the nation in an attempt to promote patriotism at a time when ...

  6. 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, ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Clam diggers' use of salt to lure prey damaging coastal ecology, conservationists say

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 05:44am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... with the Ocean Park Conservation Foundation on a horseshoe crab programme at the beach. Samantha Lee Mei-wah, senior marine conservation officer from WWF Hong Kong, said she had never heard ... from their burrows. Conservationists warn that the technique can be detrimental to many other organisms co-existing in the mudflat, but the government's conservation officials say ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - THE VIEW

    Bureaucratic meddling the bane of business world over

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 09:44am by Stephen Vines

    ... me a businessperson who likes bureaucrats, and I will conclusively prove that Elvis is alive and living on the moon. In practically every business everywhere, there is a battle between ... food. Restaurants will have to tell customers whether they make dishes from scratch, if a dish contains any element of pre-prepared content or if it has been modified, say, by marination; if so, ...

  9. Business - Companies - EARNINGS

    CRP shares rise after it books HK$2b of impairments on coal mining assets

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 09:35am by Eric Ng

    ... after HK$2 b charge Shares of China Resources Power Holdings, whose board has been accused by minority shareholders of breaching its fiduciary duties by causing the company to enter ... conglomerate China Resources (Holdings) on Monday posted a 13.8 per cent rise in net profit to HK$6.06 billion for the first six months. An analyst who attended a briefing by the management said ...

  10. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, August 27, 2014

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 03:14am by LETTERS

    ... They are an integral part of lifestyles during the hot months and it would be very difficult to change the present mindset. I support conservation and trying to protect the environment, but getting citizens ... (" Simplify responsibility for tree safety ", August 22). I believe that the government has to deploy more resources in order to protect Hong Kong's natural environment. I also ...




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