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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    The bear-faced cheek of it: Lego protest hits Ani-Com

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 03:04am by Ernest Kao

    ... their booth at the Ani-Com and Games Hong Kong in protest at the toymaker's "hypocritical" attitude to conservation. At first glance, Pauline the polar bear may look frighteningly real but inside the 20kg costume are two human volunteers. Pauline has made previous appearances at protests against Arctic drilling in London, New Zealand and Washington. Her arrival at the Convention ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1561201/bear-faced-cheek-it-lego-protest-hits-ani-com
  2. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Delegates at Australian Aids conference seek asylum

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 10:32pm by AFP

    ... so far come in," spokeswoman Cathy Beadnell said. "Obviously they have nowhere to live at the moment. They are all moving towards making asylum claims." Up to 25 people have sought advice on how to remain in Australia once their visas had expired, according to the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre, also in Melbourne. The issue of stigma and discrimination surrounding ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1566494/delegates-australian-aids-conference-seek-asylum
  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Shinzo Abe’s Yasukuni Shrine offering angers China and South Korea

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 09:43am by AFP, Reuters

    ... a conservative ideology that takes a less apologetic tone over Japan's wartime past. The shrine honours 14 Japanese leaders convicted as war criminals by an Allied tribunal, as well as Japan's war dead. Two cabinet ministers visited the shrine. "I think it's natural to pay homage to the people who sacrificed their precious lives for this country," said Keiji Furuya, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1574131/japanese-ministers-visit-yasukuni-war-dead-shrine-anniversary-second-world
  4. Business - Companies - ACQUISITIONS

    Lippo pays HK$369m to lift stake in Hongkong Chinese to more than 65pc

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 03:42pm by Ray Chan

    ... a mix of internal resources and banking facilities, with final settlement on Friday. In midday, HKC shares were up 2.1 per cent to HK$1.94, while Lippo shares rose 2.4 per cent to HK$4.75. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1577700/lippo-pays-hk369m-lift-stake-hongkong-chinese-more-65pc
  5. News - Hong Kong - LEISURE

    Small cages and nothing to do: Hong Kong Zoo animals 'trapped in the 19th century'

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 05:56am by SARAH KARACS

    ... to breed animals at such a small zoo. "Conditions have to be vastly improved," she added. The zoo, which first began keeping animals in 1975, boasts a strong conservation ethos and currently hosts 10 endangered species. This year, two red-handed tamarins were introduced to the zoo. The monkeys come from the Amazon and are on the International Union for Conservation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1575582/zoos-animals-are-trapped-19th-century
  6. News - World - ENTERTAINMENT

    Assistant found Robin Williams hanged with belt

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 12:15am by AP

    ... authorities have said. Marin County Sheriff’s Lieutenant Keith Boyd said Williams was last seen alive by his wife on Sunday when she went to bed. She left the next morning thinking he was still ... executive director of the American Association of Suicidology. Word that he had killed himself left Bay Area neighbours stunned and grief-stricken. Williams had lived in the neighbourhood for eight ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1573128/assistant-found-robin-williams-hanged-belt
  7. News - Asia - POLITICS

    Australian mining mogul Clive Palmer rebuked for tirade against China

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 11:45am by AFP

    ... their own people and want to take over Australia's resources. The mining-baron-turned-politician is a member of parliament and head of the Palmer United Party that holds the balance of power ... #qanda comments not intended to refer to Chinese people but to Chinese company which is taking Australian resources & not paying." Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said she planned ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1576684/chinese-mongrels-want-take-over-our-country-australian-tycoon-says-tv-rant
  8. Business - Commodities - TRADE

    China loses appeal against WTO ruling on curbs on trade in rare earths

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 09:38am by CHIM SAU-WAI, AFP

    ... to the conservation of its natural resources, and are necessary for reducing the pollution caused by mining. "Due to the need to protect exhaustible natural resources and the environment, the Chinese ... to follow the ruling. "China will carefully assess the ruling [and] continue to improve its management of resource-consuming products in a WTO-consistent manner," the Ministry of Commerce ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/commodities/article/1568966/china-loses-appeal-against-wto-ruling-curbs-trade-rare-earths
  9. Magazines - 48hrs

    The Inquisition: Singer-songwriter Ellen Loo

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 11:21pm by EDMUND LEE

    ... satisfaction. There are so many restrictions imposed by pop music conventions — like the duration of each song — that I don't have to deal with when I perform with Zuni Icosahedron. I can do a song ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1577643/inquisition-singer-songwriter-ellen-loo
  10. News - Hong Kong - PENSIONS

    Study recommends monthly HK$3,000 pension to tackle elderly poverty crisis

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 07:07pm by Emily Tsang and Shirley Zhao

    ... in three old people in Hong Kong live below the government’s estimated poverty line – which itself has been criticised for not taking into account the real cost of living. “I believe those who ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1577784/study-recommends-monthly-hk3000-pension-tackle-elderly-poverty-crisis

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