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  1. Pollution Research focuses on infants

    Posted May 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... of China's fast economic development, and children, who are the focus of attention in Chinese families due to the one-child policy,' Zhang said. Zhang said Barker's hypothesis suggests ... are born, the study will focus on child growth and development in an attempt to identify risk factors in childhood diseases. Zhang said so far he had secured funding to canvass only 3,000 women ...

  2. Focus needs to be on how consumers can save energy

    Posted Feb 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Management, who has been involved in energy consulting in Hong Kong for the past 20 years, and others say we should be focusing on how consumers can save energy, rather than costs from the power ...

  3. More focus needed to cut air pollution

    Posted Jan 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Mainland China's rapid industrial development has led to many problems of air pollution in its cities. Residents have long wanted the government to tackle the problem- and provide more accurate information about pollution. In 2004 Beijing was ranked ...

  4. Air Products focuses on two China projects

    Posted Dec 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Daniel Ren in Shanghai ren.wei@scmp.com Air Products and Chemicals, the United States industrial gases group, will keep its focus on China as it starts two mega projects in the high-growth market. Steve Jones, president of Air Products' China, said Beijing's efforts to enhance energy efficiency would benefit the company's expansion and reinforce its plan to increase ...

  5. Green focus will see small gold mines shut down

    Posted Nov 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Eric Ng eric.mpng@scmp.com Beijing is planning to order the mainland's smallest gold miners to shut down in an attempt to eliminate short-term, profit-focused operators that ignore the industry's new focus on environmental protection. The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology is drafting industry entry barriers that will include the elimination of miners with daily ore ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - LAND

    Unease at planned reclamation projects in Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 29th 2013, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com Urban planning experts are critical of government plans that fail to offer a sound vision and details on how such work will improve people's lives Unease over reclamation For many Hongkongers, reclamation brings the promi ...

  7. Beijing to resume vetting nuclear projects amid focus on safety

    Posted Sep 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Eric Ng eric.mpng@scmp.com Beijing may resume approving new nuclear power projects early next year but will curtail the industry's capacity expansion target and enhance safety requirements, state media reported. The central government has completed s ...

  8. Cameras put focus on wildlife conservation

    Posted Sep 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Joyee Chan Students learned to set up infrared camera 'traps' that are being used to monitor pandas during a year-long study in forested areas between Qionglai and Daxiangling, in Sichuan. Forty teenagers from Hong Kong and abroad on the Cathay ...

  9. Focus on variable electricity tariffs

    Posted Aug 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Amy Nip and Martin Wong The public is being given a say on whether to bring in variable electricity tariffs as a means to reduce carbon emissions. The Council for Sustainable Development, a governmentappointed think tank, has launched a four-month public ...

  10. Focus on food security amid rising prices

    Posted Mar 13th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Mandy Zuo China will feel the impact if a global food crisis occurs, with prices hitting record highs, a top agricultural official said yesterday. However, the government would ensure that the mainland could provide at least 95 per cent of the food demand ...




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