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  1. Collapse of waste-water treatment pool for zinc and lead mine poses threat to major drinking water source near Shanghai

    Posted Jul 17th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Alice Yan A leak from a zinc and lead mine is threatening to contaminate Qiandao Lake, a famous resort near Shanghai and a major source of drinking water. The accident happened at noon ... of drinking water, but also posed a serious threat to the lake, it said. Xinhua said the pollutants had not yet reached the lake. Officials of Chunan county, where the lake is located, said the local ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/719913/collapse-waste-water-treatment-pool-zinc-and-lead-mine-poses-threat-major-drinking
  2. A great port character sails into the sunset

    Posted Apr 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... anymore. 'Sailors have more to worry about than before... but you don't get the hard types you once did, and the drinking and the carrying on.' Nearby is the small Panamanian-flagged ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/965331/great-port-character-sails-sunset
  3. Detours

    Posted Oct 28th 2003, 12:00am by Angus McDonald

    ... the kayak is the holes in the bottom. 'That's in case we take a wave,' says my guide, Mick O'Shea. 'When you get 300 litres of water in the boat, it's got to go out ... Laos. Once we are on the river, people disappear. Instead, there is primeval jungle, coffee-coloured water and a huge blue sky painted with wisps and tufts of white cloud. Mountainous, thinly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/432544/detours
  4. Guangdong waters still filthy

    Posted Mar 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... cross-city rivers, Shenzhen and Jieyang were singled out by the provincial environmental watchdog for failing to reach any target. 'Shenzhen's water environment and drinking water quality ... that 11.8 per cent of the water in Guangdong's estuaries was classified as 'worse than class five'- equivalent to 'severely polluted'. 'The estuaries of the Shenzhen ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/996334/guangdong-waters-still-filthy
  5. Soccer fans given tips on healthy viewing

    Posted Jun 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... exercises, deep breathing and drinking water'. What's more, the department would like you to choose drinks with lower alcohol content and not get into drinking rounds. The key, it says, ... in their passion and asked to adopt some stringent, if slightly odd, behaviour patterns. In its latest round of 'nannying', the department says fans should get enough sleep, snack smartly, drink ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1003532/soccer-fans-given-tips-healthy-viewing
  6. Country Name Puzzle

    Posted Jul 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... AFGHANISTAN ALBANIA ALGERIA ANDORRA ANGOLA ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA ARGENTINA ARMENIA AUSTRALIA AUSTRIA AZERBAIJAN BAHAMAS BAHRAIN BANGLADESH BARBADOS BELARUS BELGIUM BELIZE BENIN BHUTAN BOLIVIA BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA BOTSWANA BRAZIL BRUNEI BULGARIA BURKINA FA ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1006324/country-name-puzzle
  7. Land of wood and water

    Posted Aug 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Beth Cooper Jamaica is a colourful island nation of 2.8 million people in the Caribbean Sea, east of Mexico. The people living there, when it was discovered, called it 'the land of wood and water' and 'the land of springs'. It is the home of reggae, ska, mento and rocksteady music. The island's history When Christopher Columbus, the European explorer ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1014176/land-wood-and-water
  8. On shaky ground in disputed waters

    Posted Aug 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Greg Torode

    ... said. 'In the spirit that solution of easier issues will take priority over that of more difficult issues... the two sides will focus on discussing the waters off the bay mouth ... pioneered by Kissinger. Answering a protest from Beijing over incursions of US naval vessels into territorial waters around the Paracels, Kissinger secretly dispatched his aide Winston Lord to New ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1008308/shaky-ground-disputed-waters
  9. Solomons' force enough to drive laid-back expatriates to drink

    Posted Jul 28th 2003, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... As Australian-led troops and police banish fear and the threat of violence from the Solomons Islands, expatriates have their own concerns to contend with: an end to drink-driving. Like any ... crimes, such as drink-driving. 'Everyone drinks and drives,' said the Australian manager of a local business. 'The issue of breath testing is the most serious question in the minds ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/423054/solomons-force-enough-drive-laid-back-expatriates-drink
  10. Tell us about your green projects and ideas

    Posted Sep 12th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Have you ever noticed how much space discarded water bottles take up in the litter bin? Next time, peep into the bins and you will agree with me. I suggest we invent a drinking machine that allows water to be bought- without the bottle. That means, you bring your bottle and the money, the machine provides the water. Nowadays, it is important to be environmentally friendly. Using ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/515968/tell-us-about-your-green-projects-and-ideas

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