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  1. Better late than never (or anytime, for that matter) to celebrate Earth Day

    Posted Apr 25th 2007, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Jessica Lam There's a reason why Ecovision Asia is celebrating Earth Day a week after the fact. 'Not many Hong Kong people know about Earth Day,' says Lisa Christensen, director of Ecovision Asia.'The official day is April 22 but we want to bring out the message that Earth Day should be every day, ...

  2. Search for everyday HK hero to become an Earth Champion

    Posted Jul 28th 2008, 12:00am by Dan Kadison

    ... Dan Kadison The next 'Earth Champion' could be you. An international environmental group is looking to celebrate extraordinary Hongkongers who are sustaining and improving the city's and the world's environment. The Earth Champions Foundation will begin accepting nominations on Friday for its first 'Hong Kong Earth Champions Quest'- a search for experts ...

  3. Regional air quality on the rise

    Posted Oct 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Hon-keung of Friends of the Earth. ...

  4. School Earth Hour

    Posted Feb 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... problems in a better way than our generation has,' says Dave McMaster, head of the school. The Hong Kong EcoSchools Network's first event, School Earth Hour, will take place on March 29. ...

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    Planned joint maritime security exercise shows Asean can lead

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 06:35pm by MARK VALENCIA

    ... Mark Valencia Mark Valencia hails the maritime initiative, given the rancour among nations on South China Sea Planned joint exercise shows Asean can set aside differences and lead on security Asean defence chiefs agreed earlier this month to undertake a joint maritime security exercise in the strategic Malacca Strait next year. While that may not seem exactly earth ...

  6. Guardians of the earth must be vigilant and outspoken lobbyists

    Posted Jul 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Wong Yat-hei After the government proposed a third runway at the Chek Lap Kok airport, Samantha Lee, Worldwide Fund (WWF) Hong Kong's senior marine conservation officer, looked into the possible effects of the project on the surrounding areas. ' ...

  7. S Korea bring HK down to earth

    Posted Feb 08th 2010, 12:00am by Michael Church

    ... Michael Church in Tokyo Just two months after securing the gold medal at the East Asian Games, Hong Kong's players were cut down to size by World Cup-bound South Korea at the East Asian Championships. A 5-0 loss- with four of the goals coming in the ...

  8. Hong Kong face moment of truth in Vietnam friendly

    Posted Jun 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Chastened by a 3-0 defeat by China on Friday night, Vietnam will be out to redeem their pride when they take on Hong Kong in a friendly international at Mongkok Stadium today. The visitors were emphatically beaten in Wuhan and this result will give heart to Hong Kong, who under coach Ernie Merrick are unbeaten in the two internationals they have ...

  9. A city that's not child-friendly

    Posted Apr 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... for kids today- the cramped environment, the scramble for schools... Hong Kong is a tough place for children. It's not really child-friendly,' she said. Children often spend most ... Only 40 per cent of respondents were planning to have children. Elizabeth said only 20 to 30 per cent of her friends had children and usually just one or two. She said the stress for parents ...

  10. Olympic berth turns friends into foes

    Posted Dec 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com Ko Lai-chak and Li Ching, the men's doubles pair who won a silver medal at the 2004 Athens Olympics, will have to put aside their friendship temporarily as they compete for the likely one remaining berth on the Hong Ko ...




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