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  1. Run focuses on water crisis

    Posted Mar 29th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Writer Live Earth, a for-profit company that raises funds for green NGOs, is calling on Hongkongers to take part in an event to promote awareness of water shortages and help people who have no access to clean water. The Dow Live Earth Run for Water ...

  2. Public wants more focus on climate, survey shows

    Posted Jul 31st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Daniel Sin Most Hongkongers think the government should place a higher priority on addressing climate change, a global public opinion survey has found. The survey, which was conducted by WorldPublicOpinion.org at the University of Maryland in the United S ...

  3. Expert urges focus on clean energy

    Posted Jun 21st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Siu-sin and Kristine Kwok The mainland should adopt advanced technology to lower its carbon dioxide emissions as it threatens to overtake the United States as the world's top emitter of the greenhouse gas, an Australian expert said yesterday. Wi ...

  4. CLP must switch its focus from coal to wind power

    Posted Apr 26th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I refer to the letter ('CLP meeting the challenge of power demand, pollution', April 21), by CLP Power commercial director Richard Lancaster. I take issue with CLP Power's claim that it is 'doing everything possible to ensure that the ...

  5. What's On

    Posted Jun 06th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in tackling climate change. Potential risks and opportunities for businesses will also be examined, with the emphasis on sustainability. Discussion will focus mainly on the regulatory and policy ... As the secretariat of the report, the speaker will examine successful factors for financial centres. The talk will focus on Hong Kong's role as a financial centre in the future global and regional ...

  6. Collaboration sparks extra synergy

    Posted Nov 12th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Recognised worldwide as the leader in five specialised scientific and business disciplines, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) will focus on further strengthening ... Technologies, headquartered in Shenzhen. A new Digital Life Engineering Technology Centre has been established at the university's Nansha campus near Guangzhou. 'The centre focuses on research ...

  7. Catwalks, climate and laughs

    Posted Dec 01st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the world's young people. In Hong Kong, there were a large number of excellent speeches focused around one message- find your passion, and pursue it. One speech stood out from the rest- Jake ... month. It focused on different aspects of climate change, such as the actions that cities around the world can take to combat the problem, with a special focus on energy-efficient buildings ...

  8. Events

    Posted Oct 15th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Today: Australian Chamber of Commerce luncheon: 'Intuition and its role in business'. Tomorrow: American Chamber of Commerce workshop: 'Recruiting customer-focused ... Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'The PRD world factory: 30 years on'. American Chamber of Commerce workshop: 'Prioritise and become a focused leader'. Asia Society luncheon: ...

  9. Economics Without Illusions: Debunking the Myths of Modern Capitalism

    Posted Oct 24th 2010, 12:00am by David Phair

    ... views in a compelling way. For instance, he highlights as 'a non-sequitur', how those with a left-leaning focus are unable to counter those on the right who suggest that reducing ...

  10. Legco finally passes ban on idling engines

    Posted Mar 06th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... she supported the measure, she regretted the government had lost its focus in the fight against air pollution. 'Can officials prioritise their tasks better? It seems the idling ban has ... said. Eu said officials should focus on the biggest sources of pollution on the roads- buses and dirty diesel trucks. The city's huge budget surplus would have provided enough resources ...




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