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    Letters to the Editor, November 15, 2014

    Posted Nov 15th 2014, 04:53am by LETTERS

    ... of citizens. The protesters should end their occupation immediately so that order can be restored. Chloe Tam Wing-sum, Tsuen Wan   HK is under attack by white elephants The report (" Cruise terminal under fire despite extra berthings ", October 28) on the Kai Tak Cruise Terminal states that Legislative Council critics have described the venture as a "white elephant ...

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    Official's cost claims for mega incinerator are misleading

    Posted Nov 13th 2014, 06:11am by LETTERS

    ... incinerators, and up to 400 per cent more if adjusted for inflation. If built, it will become Hong Kong's next white elephant to have hugely escalating costs. Tom Yam, Lantau ...

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    What's being said on facebook.com/southchinamorningpost

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 03:14am by LETTERS

    ... other animals in such a cruel way? Kris Woods- The Chinese have to educate their people on forgoing traditional "cures" that involve bears, rhinos, elephants, etc. The world will lose ...

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    Failing to grasp dire consequences of Africa's wildlife trade

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 04:26am by LETTERS

    ... are discovered on a seemingly regular basis. This demand from Asia has clear consequences and in the past decade Central African elephant populations have declined by a staggering 60 per cent. If more ... confiscated ivory stockpile. Though much remains to be done, a critical message is starting to get through. We care about Africa's wildlife. We want to live in a world where elephants roam ...

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    Letters to the Editor, August 6, 2014

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 04:35am by LETTERS

    ... that China is making attempts to protect the elephants from the ivory trade and take shark's fin off the menu. The pangolin is now added to the list of endangered creatures needing saving from ...

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    Native English teacher scheme needs overhaul to improve effectiveness

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 03:13am by LETTERS

    ... by many as a white elephant because it is poorly executed. The Education Bureau insists that NETs must collaborate with local teachers when teaching English, claiming that any stand-alone ...

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    Letters to the Editor, July 3, 2014

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 03:52am by LETTERS

    ... We rushed into building Terminal 2 and produced a white elephant, so there is no need to act with indecent haste. The incoming chief executive of the authority should delay deciding ...

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    Letters to the Editor, June 24, 2014

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 04:56am by LETTERS

    ... combined with inferior materials has left us with a more than HK$5 billion white elephant that can be prised open by a bunch of activists. A group of terrorists with machine guns could raze ...

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    Letters to the Editor, June 21, 2014

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 03:59am by LETTERS

    ... respect for the natural world, and the mindset seems to be that "it's okay as long as I can pay". Thus Chinese demand for elephant tusks, rhino horns, shark fins, bear bile, ...

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    Letters to the Editor, June 13, 2014

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 03:42am by LETTERS

    ... white elephant. Questions have been raised about whether the government exercised due diligence with regard to corporate governance. Public money is a limited resource and of course it comes ...




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