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  1. Comment - Blogs

    First thing China, August 21

    Posted Aug 21st 2012, 06:46am by John Kennedy

    ... John Kennedy Keywords: Outbound student enrollment, Q2 consumption figures, fugitive disguise options, heavy rains, Three Gorges Dam, state-owned enterprise salaries.   Inbound ... a search for "human skin masks", as the masks are referred to in Chinese (人皮面具), returns unconvincing results. Nearly full Three Gorges Dam signals flood warning Heavy rainfall, Xinhua ...

  2. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, May 4, 2013

    Posted May 04th 2013, 12:00am

    ... Henderson, chairman, Humanist Association of Hong Kong   Deal with downside of wonder dam The Three Gorges Dam is the world's largest power station [in terms of installed capacity]. I appreciate the positive aspects of the dam, such as alleviating drought in some areas. However, people often forget the environmental downside to this enormous project. The dam has seriously disrupted the lives ...

  3. Bright sparks

    Posted Jul 01st 2006, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... and a hydro dam. ...

  4. Lessons would breed Chinese pride

    Posted Apr 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... are not considered 'good' news. For instance, when a new dam is being built, it is easy to find people who do not want to move out of their homes to make way for the project. But it is seldom followed up with interviews of people who benefit from the dam. Many people would object, however, to 'patriotic education' as the idea opens up the possibility of misuse by a government ...

  5. Social impact reviews urged to prevent uproar over key developments

    Posted Apr 20th 2007, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... assessments has been gradually recognised on the mainland in recent years, partly helped by widespread demonstrations and protests over land eviction and dam projects, it remains a largely negligible ... be carried out in villagers along the Nu River before dam projects are approved. Mr Yu is known for his vigorous advocacy of participatory educational programmes for villagers affected by dams who ...

  6. Happenings

    Posted Mar 26th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 21, 2006, at the Main Dam of Plover Cove Reservoir. Its purpose was to promote interest in regular exercise, and enhance inter-personal relationships, sense of belonging, and the spirit ... graduates. Led by the teaching staff, all Form Five and Form Seven graduates set off early in the morning. They arrived at the Main Dam and took part in the graduation marathon which was a unique ...

  7. Learn at your leisure

    Posted May 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... biodiversity and sustainable development. To teach ecological concepts, it set up a model of the Three Gorges Dam inside the Chinese sturgeon aquarium to illustrate how building the dam on the Yangtze River affected the migration patterns of the endangered fish. 'The construction of the dam blocked the route along which sturgeons swim from the sea to the Yangtze, where they lay eggs, ...

  8. Time to tackle local woes

    Posted Jun 28th 2005, 12:00am by Freda Wan

    ... releasing its dam gates were expected to bring intense flooding last Friday morning to Macau's historic Inner Harbour area, where the A-Ma Temple is located. But the floods never came. Marine Department chief Wong Soi-man explained that her bureau had persuaded the mainland's Ministry of Water Resources to delay the opening of Xinjiang 's almost overflowing dam gates by a few ...

  9. Mainland training may offer a leg-up

    Posted Aug 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... who spent a summer at the Three Gorges Dam construction site) tend to have better luck in finding jobs upon graduation. This should perhaps be included for consideration in our debate ...

  10. Going Gaga for summer school

    Posted Sep 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Gaga. I learned a lot of things about the special relationship we have with the society we live in. We learned about the impact on communities of the Three Gorges Dam, eco-tourism and voting ...




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