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  1. Student voyages to the icy realms of climate change

    Posted May 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... 'Climate change is really happening,' she said. The experience has left her unafraid of climate critics and their arguments that rising temperatures are just part of the natural cycle. 'I ... students are now organising talks in secondary schools to share their experience, and Pun wants her career to help protect the environment. 'Engineering is about improving people's lives ...

  2. Beijing talking tough on Iran strait shutdown

    Posted Jan 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... conference in Doha, Qatar, on Wednesday at the end of a six-day trip that also included stops in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. 'We believe under all circumstances the security ...

  3. Class Notes

    Posted Mar 15th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ka-ping this week. The bank's HK$5 million is to support academic development and Mr Tin's HK$3 million will be used to support research at the Institute for Advanced Study. Talk by climate change expert Leading British climate change expert and vice-chancellor of the University of Hull, David Drewry, will share his research findings on the melting of the poles at the British ...

  4. The ball's in your court, Beijing

    Posted Jun 28th 2006, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... ministers was held in Doha last month on the margins of an Asian Co-operation Dialogue gathering. It was the first such Beijing-Tokyo meeting in a year. The Japanese side wants more talks next ... relations, it should show that it is just as anxious as Japan to hold talks at the highest political level acceptable to both sides. The two countries made considerable progress at Doha, agreeing ...

  5. An adolescent great power

    Posted Dec 11th 2010, 12:00am by Stephen Vines

    ... larger on the world stage as seen, for example, in the climate talks in Cancun and in its central role trying to defuse the potentially explosive Korean situation. Moreover, China has recently ... in real debate as opposed to trading slogans, and be prepared to provide real leadership when it counts. After Beijing's dismal obstructive performance at the last climate talks ...

  6. 'We are focusing on domestic development... we need a peaceful and safe environment'

    Posted Mar 15th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of a 'lay-low' philosophy spelt out by late leader Deng Xiaoping. But as China becomes economically stronger, concerns have been raised over its growing assertive approach on issues such as climate ... arrogant and assertive. 'Your question is rather mild,' Wen said. 'In fact, there have been talks about 'China's arrogance', 'China's assertiveness' ...

  7. Saddling up for Olympic glory

    Posted Jan 28th 2007, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... Mathew Scott After a respectable showing at the Asian Games, the Hong Kong team will knuckle down for the real test in 2008 When the dust settled on the Asian Games in Doha last month, ... the real challenge lies ahead- 558 days ahead to be exact. That's when the Beijing Olympics begin and Hong Kong will host the equestrian events. 'We walked away from Doha fairly ...

  8. letters

    Posted Jul 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Although whale waste can apparently help fight climate change, we can't force whales to produce more droppings! Therefore, this is not a solution for reducing the tonnes of carbon dioxide ... to be addressed. Stricter punishments should be handed out to students who smoke. Teachers should talk to the parents of students who smoke in school. Students should be told that smoking can lead ...

  9. Where the wind blows

    Posted Jun 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to talk at length with customers; including the three or four in front of you. Businesses close for a two-hour lunch; they might reopen later in the afternoon, but don't count on it. ... Portuguese and the cooler climate invigorates visitors. Mountain biking, horse riding and hill walking are popular in the Serra de Monchique range. The hike through dense forest to Foia, ...

  10. Dubai an example of a construction investment bubble

    Posted Jul 01st 2010, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... the underlying culture is illiberal and the climate is awful. Not to worry. The authorities knew how to get around these difficulties. They applied simple logic. Bankers live in offices. Therefore build ... the open public purses in the US and Europe over the past two years that allowed him to talk big again. He was only an incidental beneficiary as he will be only a casualty among the bystanders when ...




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