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  1. Water is ver precious

    Posted Oct 18th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on Xinjiang's limited supplies. Some 4.63 million farmers and herdsmen are struggling to find enough drinking water. With a US$100 million loan from the World Bank Development Fund, Beijing will help Xinjiang build four new water systems to solve drinking water shortages in rural areas. Other parts of the mainland are also drying up. Farming communities and growing cities are struggling ...

  2. Tourism and heritage do not have to be in conflict

    Posted Oct 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... no access to safe drinking water and 53 per cent of all children are malnourished. The Cambodian government has already commissioned a Japanese government agency to assess its water options, ... the temples and seeing their reflection in the pools of water, one can sense an undisturbed harmony between nature and man. But one of the greatest dilemmas of such sites, as well as others listed ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Sailing into troubled waters

    Posted Jun 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Sea in the waters off Palawan in the Philippines, Manila has logged some six incursions since February and, like Hanoi's, the administration of President Benigno Aquino is intensifying ... Brunei almost to Indonesian waters. And the trouble is not just mounting at sea. In Singapore last week, what was widely seen as a historic coming-out party for Liang at the Shangri-La Dialogue ...

  5. Jessica C shows she's no fish out of water as she finds another use for streamlined suits

    Posted Jan 14th 2010, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... stretches to put it on, but it was a lot of fun. I have never worn this before. Now I really want to go under the water to test it out.' Born in Chicago to a Chinese-Filipino mother ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Fractious Asia risking conflict over resources

    Posted Apr 09th 2013, 12:00am by BRAHMA CHELLANEY

    ... natural resources- including water, mineral ores and fossil fuels- has always played a significant role in shaping the terms of the international economic and political order. But now ... an environmental crisis. Population growth, urbanisation and industrialisation are exacerbating resource-related stresses, with some cities experiencing severe water shortages, and degrading ...

  7. Multicultural 'city of world's desire'

    Posted Jul 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... is Muslim, so use common sense regarding dress. Be aware that shoes must be taken off when visiting mosques and women should bring a shawl to cover up. Drink bottled water as tap water quality ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Cut adrift

    Posted Oct 07th 2012, 12:00am by GDN

    ... in the waters around Myanmar and Thailand, most of whom are stateless. A recent push by various charities and the Thai government to issue Thai identity cards has granted some access to state-run ... it makes the eyes burn. When the men return from their jobs at sea, they too take to drinking and gambling. "There's an issue with their drinking a lot of alcohol- it's ...

  9. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTHY GOURMET

    Healthy Gourmet

    Posted Oct 16th 2012, 12:00am by Andrea Oschetti

    ... immune system and leave you with the same toxins you started with. Water and juice don't work. For the past two years I have been working with the nutritionists and chefs at the wellness ... programmes." This means that to detox, we should eat only low inflammatory, low glycaemic and low allergy foods- so no animal products, alcohol, soft drinks, sugar, bread, rice and most other grains. ...

  10. Dreams of Water

    Posted Mar 11th 2007, 12:00am by Sue Green

    ... Sue Green Dreams of Water by Nada Awar Jarrar HarperCollins, HK$240 As Israeli bombs rained down on Beirut last year, Lebanese writer Nada Awar Jarrar wrote for a British newspaper about ... on three Lebanese women, each in some way displaced, Dreams of Water (subtitled 'My family, my life, my Lebanon') has at its centre one young woman, Aneesa, who returns to Lebanon from ...




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