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  1. Act now to head off a climate disaster

    Posted Jun 09th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Did you notice something unusual is happening to our climate? That the rhododendrons in Hong Kong are blooming earlier than usual, the mating calls of birds are heard in early March, ... are endangered, 'naughty' insects and 'invasive' organisms will multiply. The danger of an epidemic exists. Climate history repeats itself again and again. The question is whether we ...

  2. Business - Economy - JAKE'S VIEW

    Hong Kong doesn't need Morlocks from the Delta to fix labour woes

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 03:51pm by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... for Singapore-trained engineers. Talk of putting the cart before the horse. It's a back-to-front world down there, sometimes. And it is not doing the people of Singapore much good. The hi-tech is all ...

  3. HK banishes Doha demons

    Posted Apr 01st 2007, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Revenge is sweet as Wright, Bisley and company put South Korea to the sword Hong Kong laid to rest the demons of Doha yesterday. An outstanding defensive performance- ... first-half tries as Hong Kong swept to a 19-0 lead at the break. This was a sufficient cushion for victory. 'It is sweet revenge for what happened to us in Doha,' said Wright. 'We were ...

  4. Classy HK team dominate in Doha

    Posted Mar 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa Hong Kong found themselves in complete command on the second day of the Asian Sailing Championships in Doha, Qatar. Hong Kong's boardsailors led all three classes after ... is allowed to enter one athlete only in each class for the Asiad. The head coach is in Doha on a dual mission, with Hong Kong trying to get the new RS:X class into the Asian Games. Although games ...

  5. Saeed given chance to end career with Doha glory

    Posted Aug 01st 2006, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay It will be one last hurrah for veteran defender Farooq Saeed, who is among the 16 players picked to represent Hong Kong at the Doha Asian Games in December. Saeed, 36, has just undergone keyhole surgery on a troublesome right knee. But the Shaheen central defender is in no doubt that he will be fit and ready when the Asian Games start in Qatar on December 1. ...

  6. talk back

    Posted Nov 06th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... THE E-MAIL FORUM Q Should the AFCD call in professional crocodile hunters? In the current climate where we are trying to promote Hong Kong's image, why not get Steve Irwin, the crocodile hunter, over from Australia to rid our river of this reptile? It would provide great material for one of our recently denigrated documentary producers to highlight Hong Kong's natural ...

  7. Talk back

    Posted Jul 29th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Q Should the Central Market be preserved? The Central Market may not look distinguished externally, but its roomy interior has an inner court that provides light and air. The design is well suited to provide comfort in the tropical climate of Hong Kong, while new buildings have to consume energy to provide such comfort. While the government may see only property value, ...

  8. Hospitable climate for industry

    Posted Apr 17th 2010, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... John Cremer After a predictably tough 12 months in which the fallout from the financial crisis caused a slump in both business and leisure travel, the local hospitality sector can hardly believe how quickly things have turned around. Average occupancy is ...

  9. Cold climate can't curb Hong Kong

    Posted Jan 11th 2009, 12:00am by Robby Nimmo

    ... Hong Kong people never give up. Hong Kong will survive the current cold economic climate.' ...

  10. Climate dampens sentiment

    Posted Dec 05th 2008, 12:00am by Wilson Lau

    ... With many projects on hold and companies halting recruitment, job prospects in the sector remain uncertain. Reports by Wilson Lau Overshadowed by the global financial turmoil, the outlook for employment in construction and property next year is mixed. Ana ...




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