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  1. 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. ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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. ' ...

  4. The electric revolution

    Posted Mar 11th 2009, 12:00am by Sarah Monks

    ... to promote the idea of electric cars. It's a transport revolution he believes is coming sooner than most people think. 'We've been trying to promote awareness in government of electric ... revolution in electric cars is part of people recognising that the present way of living, working and driving is unsustainable. 'We live in this carbon-constrained world and we've got to do ...

  5. A necessary, but small step to land reform

    Posted Oct 07th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and the Cultural Revolution. But the success was short-lived because of monopolistic distribution systems and other policy failures, low mechanisation and poor economy of scale. The rural-urban income gap ... to aggrieved peasants who joined the cause of the revolution to liberate themselves from the shackles of landlords. In that sense, the communists were no different from their dynastic predecessors; ...

  6. Unique exhibition promotes UN event and Chinese culture

    Posted Jun 13th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong 'Stone Master's' presentation aims to raise awareness of cultural heritage and the environment An exhibition of works by one of Hong Kong's most respected ... and China's Cultural Heritage Day, which occurs every second Saturday of June. The mainland's first Cultural Heritage Day was in 2006, and the tradition continues tomorrow. The 'Art ...

  7. Industrialists eye potential of bamboo as earth-saving alternative to timber

    Posted Dec 28th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 'It can become a revolution through which timber will gradually be replaced,' said Tam, who is the federation's mainland affairs and building materials committee chairman, and has ... and credible product standard that would give consumers confidence, Tam added. Another issue was cultural bias against the material. 'It is often regarded as a poor man's timber ...

  8. The Planner

    Posted Feb 14th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Sai Ying Pun. Inquiries: 3483 7950. Ends Thu Revolution Once More: Dr Sun Yat-sen from Xing Zhong Hui to the Governments in Guangzhou Artefacts and photographs provide insights into the 1911 revolution and earlier uprisings, Dr Sun's establishment of governments in Guangzhou as well as the lives and deeds of his comrades. Mon-Wed, Fri-Sat, 10am-6pm, Sun, 10am-7pm, Dr Sun Yat-sen ...

  9. The year of the panda

    Posted Apr 21st 2009, 12:00am by Sarah Monks

    ... humorist planning a crazy car rally from Paris to Beijing right after the Cultural Revolution, and the giant panda. But 30 years ago, these serendipitous links led to China's historic opening ... It began in Hong Kong with an uncommon friendship between two unorthodox individuals bold enough to cross the political and cultural gulf that isolated China during the Cultural Revolution. One ...

  10. Letters

    Posted Apr 04th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that is constructing more energy efficiency in buildings, solar collectors on rooftops or more efficient public transport. But add all these steps together and you have the makings of an energy revolution ... revolution, will the Legislative Council follow? The technology is mature enough to meet this goal and more and more investors are clamouring to invest in such a future. But does the political ...




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