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  1. Thursday Thinktank

    Posted Jan 17th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... with a full load. 3 Vandalised Tai Po stream with illegal dam needs urgent eco-repair ... yeah, officials are thinking maybe a man-made beach and a groundscraper mall. 4 Due to a shortage, Hong Kong ...


    Posted Jan 20th 2004, 12:00am by Tinja Tsang

    ... seen') standing in for Mount Fuji. The region is New Zealand's premier surf spot, but the adventurous can also try their hand at dam-dropping (dropping eight metres over the edge of a dam ...

  3. listening+

    Posted Nov 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Timothy Chui Question 1 Which part of the mainland has been affected by drought? Question 2 According to the Hong Kong Observatory, why have there been fewer typhoons in southern mainland? a. El Nina b. El Nino c. El Loco Poco d. El Loco Diablo Question 3 How are dams along the Yellow River adding to the problem? a. they are storing too much water for inland provinces b. ...

  4. Passarello shrugs off jet lag to claim crown

    Posted Jan 11th 2010, 12:00am by Richard Castka

    ... the Italian claim his crown, and cheered him on at the 15km mark on Plover Cove dam. Also on hand was Akiko Mizuno, president of Mizuno Corporation, who made a special trip to Hong Kong to attend ...

  5. Lai See

    Posted Jan 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Howard Winn A case of too little too late on dirty air The latest report from Civic Exchange on Hong Kong's air quality, 'Air Quality: Report Card of the Donald Tsang Administration (2005-2012)', is a damming indictment of the chief executive's efforts to improve Hong Kong's noxious air. It points to a litany of half measures, outright failures, ...

  6. Letters

    Posted Jul 21st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for Green Dam I am disappointed by the [planned] launch of the Green Dam-Youth Escort software. The decision to introduce it shows a lack of consideration by the central government for the feelings ... a policy like this. Also, I do not think Green Dam has been very well designed. Some of the material that might be filtered out is harmless, such as a video of people wearing flesh-coloured ...

  7. Nation must ensure it is on the right lines

    Posted Jul 08th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... There is no disputing that China needs to invest in infrastructure, and that such improvements do not come cheap. On top of that, the massive railway, airport, highway, port and dam projects are driving development and growth while providing much-needed jobs and services. They have been a lynchpin of the government's economic stimulus package, aimed, figuratively ...

  8. letters

    Posted Feb 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on the mainland to include a filtering software called Green Dam. Critics said the software could be used to spy on internet users and block politically sensitive sites. As we all know, the central ...

  9. Charles Li rallies the troops to support his battle plan

    Posted Mar 13th 2010, 12:00am by Shirley Yam

    ... internationalisation. 'The Three Gorges Dam is very good at holding the water,' he said. 'But when the dam is full, you need to figure out how to get the water out... clearly, the [financial] ...

  10. Report unfair on 'world-class' philanthropist

    Posted Mar 18th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of poor nations',(March 14), implies that nations are poor because they have not adequately exploited their rivers with large hydropower dams and water reservoirs. The bank is leading an aggressive resurgence of investment in water mega-projects in poor nations. Hugely expensive big dams and water-diversion schemes help development banks make big loans. But they cannot make ...




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