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  1. Setback for an endangered species

    Posted Feb 07th 2006, 12:00am by Emily Lau

    ... Emily Lau Freedom of speech, like an endangered species in China, suffered another setback last month when internet company Google decided to abandon the principles of free speech in order to gain access to a huge market. To many people's shock and outrage, Google launched a China-based version of its search service that censors search results to avoid angering Beijing. ...

  2. Endangered species in photos just a paper tiger

    Posted Jun 30th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Shi Jingtao in Beijing Authorities in Shaanxi have finally conceded that a set of suspicious photos of an endangered South China tiger are fake and have arrested the farmer who produced ... on suspicion of fraud, a police spokesman said. The photos, released by the provincial forestry department in October, were trumpeted as proof of the existence of a species that had not been seen ...

  3. Asian Beat competition proves live bands are not an endangered species in HK

    Posted Dec 09th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Vivian Chen. In this land of karaoke artists, it's good to know there are still live bands. Last Wednesday night, the Yamaha Asian Beat band competition's local finals were held, with 16 ban ...

  4. Tougher regulation to combat trade in endangered species

    Posted May 20th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Siu-sin A new regulation to protect endangered species is to be implemented in four months, a move welcomed by a conservation group as a positive step. The regulation- implementing the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (Cites)- was passed by the State Council and endorsed by Premier Wen Jiabao last month. It will come into effect ...

  5. Endangered spoonbill species to be tracked across cyberspace

    Posted Nov 30th 2003, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry Environmentalists from across the region are setting up an internet tracking system that will allow people to log on and follow the movements of an endangered bird species ... Their numbers fell to less than 300 in early 1990s and although it is believed there are 1,000 of them now, they remain an endangered species. There are 128 of them currently wintering in Hong Kong. ...

  6. Endangered species are in race for Olympic mascot

    Posted Apr 28th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... David Fang and Staff Reporter A competition to design the mascot for the 2008 Beijing Olympics has become a Noah's Ark full of the nation's endangered species- and the contest ... as the mascot for the Asian Games in Beijing in 1990... [and the] panda is not so sporty,' said the official. 'The idea of using endangered animals cannot be called creative at all.' ...

  7. HK man imported endangered species

    Posted Nov 06th 2004, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... for the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department said the tortoises, originally from Africa, and the lizard, native to Southeast Asia, were all endangered species. The scorpions, frogs and snakes are not regarded as endangered or protected animals. Importing endangered species, an offence under the Animals and Plants (Protection of Endangered Species) Ordinance, carries a maximum penalty of a $5 ...

  8. Peace threatens endangered species caught in no man's land

    Posted Jun 14th 2007, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... of an endangered species that is known to inhabit only a few remote areas of northeast Asia. And if the demilitarised zone (DMZ) between North and South Korea is opened up, the tigers' habitat ... to Hall Healy, interim president of the DMZ Forum. More than 50 species of mammal, 83 varieties of fish and about 1,220 types of plant- many of them endangered or unique to the region- ...

  9. Endangered species

    Posted Oct 27th 2003, 12:00am by Nailene Chou

    ... their home audience. Like many dying forms of folk art, the Chinese circus may become endangered. The exoticism that sells abroad falls flat at home. The organisers said they barely recovered ...

  10. Endangered species on the rise: report

    Posted May 15th 2006, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... Lilian Goh Two out of every five species assessed by scientists are threatened with extinction, according to the 2006 World Conservation Union (IUCN) Red List of Threatened Species. The list acts as a global wake-up call by focusing attention on the alarming state of the natural environment. Of the 40,177 species assessed, 16,199 animal and plant species are now listed ...




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