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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    In a world still ruled by geography, Asians must learn to think strategically

    Posted May 09th 2014, 05:58pm by Andrew Sheng

    ... Andrew Sheng Andrew Sheng says avoiding conflict is vital with globe getting crowded and tensions running high In a world still ruled by geography, Asians must learn to think strategically ... that the British empire must use geography and strategic policy to its advantage against competing great powers. Former British colonies understood very well the British strategy of "divide ...

  2. Infographics - POLICY ADDRESS

    The geography of CY Leung's policy address

    Posted Jan 16th 2014, 12:30pm by Olivia Rosenman, Cedric Sam, Jane Pong

    ... Policy is made for the real world. What are the most frequently mentioned locations? What does this tell us about different areas in the city? What promises have been made, and what has been delivered? Find out with the SCMP's new interactive. ...

  3. Intro to geography

    Posted Feb 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of below Guatemala and next to Honduras'. But that did not help much since the geography of the Americas was not a priority at school. Thankfully, by the end of the day we could distinguish between Costa Rica and Puerto Rico by location as well as their shapes, thanks to Montessorium's Intro to Geography. The new release made it easy for our first-time geography students ...

  4. Geography students safe after scare

    Posted Jul 17th 2009, 12:00am by Danny Mok, Fox Yi Hu

    ... said the 11 students from its geography department were in the group and they were safe in Gansu. A group leader told Cable TV they were returning to their hotel, which they expected to reach at about 1am today. Ng Cho-nam, associate professor of geography at HKU in Hong Kong, said the group was on its way down from a mountain glacier when dense fog and heavy rain stopped them from ...

  5. Earth in focus for Geography Day

    Posted Nov 15th 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Kong Geography Day is co-organised by the university's geography department and the Geographical Association. Featuring talks, exhibitions and booths set up by environmental and government ... to encourage more students to reflect on climate issues facing the Earth. 'The level of awareness on geography issues has been rising among local students,' she said. 'However, ...

  6. Geography matters in directors' pay packages

    Posted Mar 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Jane Moir

    ... Jane Moir The 'world's local bank' may have no boundaries when it comes to geography, but remuneration is another matter. Although base salaries among HSBC directors were up 18.9 per cent last year, there were some notable disparities when it came down to the total package. Geography was key in the results as the bank recorded a 33 per cent increase in pretax ...

  7. Now that's one way to link women and geography

    Posted Jul 31st 2004, 12:00am by Quinton Chan

    ... it's not as saucy as you think. It is the latest edition of the Chinese National Geography. LoDown visited the Hong Kong Book Fair last week and found this magazine at one booth. So what is the link between the naked woman and Chinese geography? The answer is that its cover story was about flowers on the mainland. Certainly it is not a bad way to link women and geography ...

  8. The World of Gerard Mercator: The Mapmaker who Revolutionised Geography

    Posted Jan 08th 2006, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... Compiled by Tim Cribb The World of Gerard Mercator: The Mapmaker who Revolutionised Geography by Andrew Taylor Harper Perennial, $144 Fans of The West Wing may recall the Cartographers for Social Equality suggesting the Mercator projection of the world be replaced with the Gall-Peters projection, which corrects cylindrical distortion and makes Africa 13 times bigger than generally ...

  9. Parents wise up to school geography lessons

    Posted Sep 13th 2003, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... The government has been driven by nothing but good intentions in its education reforms, but the exercise has become a textbook case of the law of unintended consequences. By dividing Hong Kong into geographic 'school nets', students are pretty m ...

  10. Geography is no bar to the Yangtze River Delta

    Posted Mar 12th 2004, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... Bill Savadove in Shanghai As the region's boom continues apace, far-flung cities line up to be included Geographical limitations are not being allowed to stand in the way of the expansion of the Yangtze River Delta area. An increasing number of citie ...




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