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  1. Revision of air quality objectives long overdue

    Posted Jan 08th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to investigate a complaint by Friends of the Earth that the administration is dragging its feet on revising the city's air quality objectives. Soon after the new bureau was created, ...

  2. Who said it?

    Posted Jan 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... It's like having someone with Tourette's permanently sitting opposite you British Prime Minister David Cameron later apologised for his comment about a senior Labour member of Parliament It is too convenient for people to dump their rubbish now. It is all just steps away from homes Michelle Au Wing-tze, Friends of the Earth, who supports a disposer-pays fee for Hong Kong ...

  3. Farmers don't want the earth- just a fair deal

    Posted May 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Amrit Dhillon It takes a lot of pent-up anger for malnourished Indian farmers to leave their precious crops to come out in the blazing sun and do battle with the police. But the farmers who fought pitched battles with police this month in Greater Noida, U ...

  4. Delegate delivers mouthful on rare earths

    Posted Mar 11th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in its rare-earth battle against the West. 'Rare earths are China's own business... What ***king reason could foreign countries have to squawk about this?' he said. 'Rare earths are the only issue where China can grab the US by the balls, and we should squeeze it as hard as we can.' Not only should China hold its ground, he added, but options for future ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    League of Democrats have 'greenest' policies, manifestos show

    Posted Aug 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to a joint study conducted by Friends of the Earth and Greenpeace last week the party has the most comprehensive energy policy in its election platform. The Liberal Party and the New People's ... was more important. Friends of the Earth senior environmental affairs officer Melonie Chau Yuet-cheung agreed. "It seems the politicians just like to make some criticisms when the power ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    National education climbdown wins no friends

    Posted Sep 14th 2012, 12:00am by Lau Nai-Keung

    ... no school will dare go ahead, which will suit the dissidents just fine. By putting all school principals in this predicament, Leung will, in the end, win no friends and influence no people. In fact, ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - NATIONAL EDUCATION

    Beijing-friendly Macau sees no need for national education

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 12:00am by JOLIE HO

    ... Jolie Ho in Macau jolie.ho@scmp.com No national education for pro-Beijing Macau While the Hong Kong government has been keen to promote national education, Macau sees no need for it and has no plans to introduce the subject. What's more, Macau people ...

  8. New ICAC boss says C.Y. isn't his friend

    Posted Jul 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Simpson Cheung simpson.cheung@scmp.com New anti-graft agency head Simon Peh Yun-lu has rejected claims of a conflict of interest with Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying- the man who appointed him and the possible target of an investigation over illegal struc ...

  9. Lawyer friend may have advised C.Y.

    Posted Jun 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... yesterday, Sit said Leung was his friend and client. But the lawyer would make no further comment due to legal professional privilege, which protects all communications between lawyers ... to legal professional privilege or I could be subject to disciplinary actions [by the Law Society],' Sit said. 'I know Mr Leung, who is my client and my friend. But I would not specify ...

  10. Filibuster tactics win few friends

    Posted May 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Our Legislative Council's affairs do not always make headlines. The agenda is usually boring and the proceedings tediously long. Nonetheless, the issues they deal with are important and lawmakers are expected to discharge their duties in a serious an ...




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