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  1. Vet voices heat fear for Olympic horses

    Posted Aug 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... ventilation with air-conditioning and fans. Cooling stations have also been installed in all training and competition venues where the horses are cooled by fans or sprayed with water. 'The horses ... said. He said the courses could also be shortened to adjust to the summer weather. John Ridley, the Jockey Club's head of racing operations, said the first indoor air-conditioned Olympic ...

  2. Heat's on as Hong Kong heads for a wall of trouble

    Posted Oct 17th 2007, 12:00am by Andrea Zavadszky

    ... and raise temperatures by several degrees in cities such as Hong Kong. Environmentalists claim skyscrapers block the movement of air through the 'wall effect', thereby stopping the natural cooling process. And the curtain walls of buildings are said to increase the need for air-conditioning. However, those in favour of skyscrapers argue that tall buildings are environmentally ...

  3. Cab Chat

    Posted Aug 04th 2008, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... it insists on passing a law to make it compulsory to switch off our engines when we are not driving our cars? It is so hot in summer and, without air conditioning, we can't possibly stay ... of urban heating, such as the many 'wall-effect' buildings the developers happily build, and the unnecessary felling of trees around the city? I dare say that if they ban such buildings, ...

  4. Sustainable development based on regulation and incentives

    Posted Dec 21st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... poor air quality, lack of open space and greening, and poor ventilation. The government's proposal to remove gross floor area concessions will do virtually nothing to address these issues. ... density on development sites, as the government proposes. The government can control the height and bulk of all new sites through lease conditions. These are effective and direct. The limited ...

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    Beijing considering new South China Sea air defence zone, says Japanese report

    Posted Jan 31st 2014, 10:30pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo China is considering declaring a new Air Defence Identification Zone (ADIZ) over the South China Sea, according to a Japanese report on Friday, a move likely ... to declare an air defence zone over the sea, which is a vital transport route through which much regional and global trade passes. ...

  6. Letters

    Posted Aug 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... counteracting the cooling effect of the bus's air-conditioning system, causing a ludicrous self-perpetuating problem? Is such a bizarre bus design the result of immutable laws of physics ... of curiosity, this boss might sit in the spurned row, and would soon find out why. The seats there are hotbeds of discomfort, being blasted by waves of heat from the bus's rear engine ventilation ...

  7. Letters

    Posted Jun 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Time to set energy policy with goals From cars to cellphones, pharmaceuticals to plastics, and air conditioning to water heating, energy is part of people's lives more than ever before. Energy is vital for the effective functioning of our modern society and is a key driver for human development and economic prosperity. However, the poor local air quality and global ...

  8. News - China

    Filipinos back Manila's move to confront China over South China Sea

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 11:49pm by Raissa Robles

    ... the trust survey was part of the pollster's regular survey and had not been commissioned by the Philippine government. The survey results came as China condemned US Pacific Air Force commander Herbert Carlisle for his "irresponsible remarks" over a possible declaration by Beijing of an air defence zone over the South China Sea. Beijing set up an air defence identification zone ...

  9. News - China - MARITIME DISPUTES

    US says Chinese fishing rules for South China Sea 'provocative'

    Posted Jan 10th 2014, 08:57am by Associated Press

    ... cover much of the South China Sea, an area encompassing island groups also claimed by Vietnam, the Philippines and others. It follows China’s late November announcement of a new air defence zone ...

  10. Conditioned by our culture

    Posted Jun 10th 2005, 12:00am by Bernard Chan

    ... enjoy a meal or a film. They could, of course, if they simply switched off their mobile for an hour or two. But they choose not to. Finally, there is air conditioning. This is where Hong Kong's habits go beyond just being strange. Office workers wear extra clothes to keep warm indoors, while outside it is sweltering. The air-conditioning units in commercial buildings make it even ...




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