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    Chinese netizens slam British newspaper's 'cultural intervention' over chopsticks article

    Posted Mar 15th 2013, 01:45pm by Chris Luo

    ... Chris Luo chris.luo@scmp.com Chinese internet users have attacked a British newspaper’s claim that the Chinese should swap chopsticks for knives and forks, calling it a cultural ... chopsticks. The Telegraph ’s report and its headline provoked widespread condemnation on Chinese microblogging website Sina Weibo on Friday. “Chopsticks have been part of our culture and tradition ...

  2. Behind the wheel of the low-carbon revolution

    Posted Feb 28th 2011, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... as part of efforts to lower carbon emissions. King also argues against those who say that Britain, once home to the industrial revolution, is no longer known for its manufacturing prowess. ...

  3. Budget can power the city's green revolution

    Posted Feb 22nd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Edwin Lau If I were preparing this year's budget, I would use it to drive a green and sustainable economy for Hong Kong, and to help Hongkongers combat inflation without the need to offer free electricity across the community. With keen competition f ...

  4. Prince and the revolution

    Posted Jan 01st 2011, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... called Harmony: A New Way of Looking at Our World, he begins uncompromisingly: 'This is a call to revolution. The earth is under threat. It cannot cope with all that we demand of it. ... of philosophy, the spider orchid, Descartes, Bacon and the scientific revolution, quantum mechanics and particle physics, E. coli, Marinetti's futurist manifesto, the Gospel of Mary Magdalene, ...

  5. A leader needed for next green revolution

    Posted Sep 15th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in response to a looming population crisis earned him the title 'father of the green revolution'. His work is estimated to have prevented at least 250 million people in the developing world ... by environmentalists. Such thinking ignores basic rights and the value of technology to resolve global challenges. Another green revolution is sorely needed. Conventional plant breeding, irrigation ...

  6. URA joins green revolution

    Posted Sep 05th 2009, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... John Cremer The main mission of the Urban Renewal Authority (URA) is to revitalise dilapidated areas in Hong Kong, but that also presents a prime opportunity to give the community a lead in matters of recycling, saving energy and intelligent design. ' ...

  7. Green shoots survive amid economic revolution

    Posted Jan 13th 2009, 12:00am by Sarah Monks

    ... A new TV co-production between the BBC and CCTV celebrates a wild and beautiful mainland, and the nation's increasingly successful conservation efforts, writes Sarah Monks In recent years, the mainland's reputation has been built more on its bre ...

  8. Businesses need to join China's green revolution

    Posted Oct 05th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... It is time our city's businesses joined China's green revolution. ...

  9. Tree revolution takes root

    Posted May 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Tim Metcalfe

    ... The biggest landscaping project undertaken in Hong Kong is scheduled to start in September. Reports by Tim Metcalfe Landscape architects, engineers, horticulturists and arborists are in hot demand as Hong Kong's grand vision of a clean, green world c ...

  10. Shanghai tannery vows to work with locals in clean-up

    Posted Sep 29th 2009, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem in Shanghai A Shanghai tannery with a history of environmental violations has vowed to 'join hands' with activists and the community to clean up its act. The move by Shanghai Richina Leather follows a campaign by residents to stop the ...




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