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  1. Natural wonders of Dunhuang under threat, Sepa warns

    Posted Aug 08th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... if authorities do not create a protection zone around the city, according to the mainland's environmental watchdog. The State Environmental Protection Administration (Sepa) said on its website ... as the Mogao Grottoes, one of the world's greatest collections of Buddhist art. The administration said its own investigation had revealed there was an urgent need to set up a protection zone ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/603440/natural-wonders-dunhuang-under-threat-sepa-warns
  2. Letters

    Posted Jun 16th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... negotiating an economic co-operation framework agreement, which will cover three major areas of concern- tariff reductions and exemptions, investment guarantees and protection of intellectual property ... to be protected as a massive, free, inclusive world party, enjoyed by rich and poor alike, and a great sense of social harmony and camaraderie was created (as is still the case in my native Britain). ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/717248/letters
  3. Three Gorges firm fined for flouting environment law

    Posted Feb 21st 2005, 12:00am by Ray Cheung

    ... Ray Cheung The State Environmental Protection Administration (Sepa) has fined the China Yangtze Three Gorges Project Corporation 600,000 yuan for failing to carry out statutory ... are among the four still on hold. The fourth project is a power plant in Inner Mongolia. The fines are the largest handed down by the environmental protection agency in a recent crackdown on illegal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/489820/three-gorges-firm-fined-flouting-environment-law
  4. Taipei, Beijing to boost investment protection

    Posted Aug 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei lawrence.chung@scmp.com Taiwan and the mainland are to sign a crucial agreement tomorrow to protect the investments of mainland-based Taiwanese businessmen. The cross-strait investment-protection pact, long-sought by Taiwanese business people, will likely be inked during the eighth round of high-level talks set to begin in Taipei on Wednesday. Chiang Pin-kung, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1014211/taipei-beijing-boost-investment-protection
  5. Letters

    Posted Nov 04th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that it is not easy to balance economic development with environmental protection. Mai Po is close to Shenzhen, which has many high-rise buildings. They destroy the views of Mai Po and impede birds ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/697306/letters
  6. HK workforce ranked 'best in Asia'

    Posted Mar 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... environmental protection cost Hong Kong the top spot in Asia as it was pipped by Singapore, which ranked third in the world. New York topped the list ahead of London. The report, compiled ... areas, it lags far behind on environmental and natural hazards, falling outside the global top 50, behind even Guangzhou. Only Dublin bettered Hong Kong in respect of human capital, which ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/995421/hk-workforce-ranked-best-asia
  7. News - Hong Kong

    Singapore's new air quality standards much tougher than Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 25th 2012, 12:00am by Kristie Wong

    ... Kong to not set higher objectives to improve air quality." Friends of the Earth senior environmental affairs officer Melonie Chau Yuet-cheung said that, unlike Hong Kong, Singapore did not neglect public health concerns. The Environmental Protection Department said the WHO allowed authorities to take into account local circumstances before adopting its guidelines as legal standards. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1022644/singapores-new-air-quality-standards-much-tougher-hong-kong
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Asia must lead a second green revolution

    Posted Sep 07th 2012, 12:00am by FREDERIC NEUMANN

    ... globally. The region's drive towards industrialisation requires a healthy counterbalance of accelerating agricultural efficiency and improved environmental protection. Officials should urgently ... such as insurance products, that are currently lacking. Third, more stringent environmental protection efforts are urgently needed. In many cases, the relevant laws are already on the books but require ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1030947/asia-must-lead-second-green-revolution
  9. Beijing must protect all Chinese from reprisals, experts say

    Posted Jul 14th 2009, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao in Beijing Beijing should take measures to protect Chinese around the world against possible threats from radical Muslim groups in the wake of the Xinjiang riots, mainland ... must take precautions... and step up protection for overseas Chinese,' Mr Li said. Mr Li suggested Beijing should work on two fronts- to seek understanding among Muslims around the world, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/686744/beijing-must-protect-all-chinese-reprisals-experts-say
  10. China as a Leader of the World Economy

    Posted Jan 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... disparity, rural poverty, health care and environmental protection- but concludes that they will not block the country's rise. 'Education and health care problems require simple changes in economic policies that can be easily achieved if the central government is willing,' he writes. 'Corruption and violation of environmental protection laws are political problems ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/988936/china-leader-world-economy

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