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  1. Lifestyle - Health

    Biodiesel companies want stricter regulation on waste oil

    Posted Oct 17th 2014, 10:26am by Elaine Yau

    ... not complicated, the government can do it with legislation." The voluntary registration system adopted by the Environmental Protection Department is simply ineffective, he says. In his native Spain, ... Elaine Yau elaine.yau@scmp.com The recent gutter oil scandal leads to calls to set up a licensing system Viscous circle Last month's scandal over sales of tainted lard from Taiwan has ...

  2. Lifestyle

    How to make your own compost bin

    Posted Oct 17th 2014, 05:27pm by ANN CHA

    ... and that has made waste management a seriousissue. Most people don't give it a second thought, and just throw eggshells and vegetable peelings into the bin during meal preparation. This organic waste eventually makes its way to Hong Kong's overburdened landfills which, according to the Environmental Protection Department, will be exhausted by 2020 if waste levels continue to rise ...

  3. Lifestyle - Technology - ENERGY

    Technology has slashed CLP power generation emissions since 1990

    Posted Mar 09th 2014, 04:02am by RICK TRUSCOTT

    ... cent, sulphur-dioxide emissions by more than 90 per cent, and particle emissions by more than 99.8 per cent. To ensure these advanced systems live up to their billing, a robust emissions management and monitoring system was put in place. CLP's emissions-monitoring team manages 400,000 pieces of data a month. Relying on information from equipment and tests conducted up to 40 ...

  4. Lifestyle - Food & Wine - WINE OPINION SARAH HELLER

    The importance of 'somewhereness' in the winemaking world

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 04:28pm by SARAH HELLER

    ... In the realm of politics, it is hard for us to come to an agreement, but the little world of wine tends to favour a more decentralised power system. As wine consumers, we like wine that tells us about ... grape varieties from historically successful plots. The local cooperatives have managed to be leading lights for their region in a way that few others have. Arguably this is due ...

  5. Magazines - Style - SECONDS

    Luxury resorts make extra effort to go green

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 10:33pm by Rachael Oakes-Ash

    ... that want to be taken seriously on the environmental stage have had to step up their efforts to be sustainable, as consumers are becoming more green-savvy. Forty-five per cent of wealthy consumers ... the Lefay Resort and Spa believes more than ever that luxury hospitality cannot afford to neglect environmental impact and that "space, nature, silence, time and discrete service with attention ...

  6. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Hong Kong students learn some valuable lessons about money

    Posted Nov 21st 2014, 05:35pm by Kate Whitehead

    ... Kate Whitehead life@scmp.com Financial education programme teaches students how to be wise with their cash Valuable lessons Learning how to manage and save money are key life skills, ... they will be faced with myriad financial management tools- credit cards, borrowing facilities, mortgages, saving for retirement- just to name a few," says Huen. "Society has the responsibility ...

  7. Lifestyle

    The MTR is efficient, but will it be able to keep up with the city's social changes?

    Posted Nov 21st 2014, 05:35pm by Bernice Chan

    ... Bernice Chan bernice.chan@scmp.com Hong Kong's public transport system is the envy of transport officials the world over, but demands upon it are growing Inside tracks From its ... in real time. Rows of staff members in yellow jackets sit quietly watching computer monitors. Celebrating its 35th anniversary this year, the MTR is an efficient system that's the envy ...

  8. News - China - SECURITY

    Hi-tech camera takes surveillance into third dimension

    Posted Nov 17th 2014, 06:12am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan adrian.wan@scmp.com A company in Beijing is developing an advanced security camera system it says can quickly spot troublemakers in a crowd and alert the police 'Next ... airport, according to the start-up company behind the system. Unlike most existing surveillance systems that film in two-dimensional video and require security staff to sift through hours ...

  9. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Horrible Bosses 2's Jason Bateman keeps a low profile

    Posted Nov 19th 2014, 10:47pm by Kavita Daswani

    ... of my system before it was time to be an adult". Now a model of stability- and married to Amanda Anka (daughter of Canadian crooner Paul), with whom he has two preteen daughters- he has managed to escape the glare of the paparazzi. "It's not that difficult," he says. "As a balanced person, you have choices every single day. There are crazy choices, ...

  10. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Microsoft patches Windows bug that could have been around for 20 years

    Posted Nov 13th 2014, 10:49pm by WASHPOST

    ... through extensive review. "Significant vulnerabilities can go undetected for some time," wrote IBM X-Force research manager Robert Freeman in a blog post on the problem. "In ... bid for ways to hack into computer systems. IBM said that this newly discovered bug would have fetched six figures on this market, which occupies a legal grey area. In 2010, a Google engineer ...




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