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  1. News - China - SICHUAN FIVE YEARS ON

    Hope flourishes among the despair of Sichuan quake five years on

    Posted May 12th 2013, 12:00am by CHOI CHI-YUK

    ... with a handful of people going in the same direction. They included locals worried that relatives might have been buried by massive mudslides and volunteers from hundreds of kilometres away carrying food ... become a friend. I once missed a flight from Beijing to Hong Kong because I was busy sending Chunmei a postcard from a post office at the airport. Last month, when I met Chunmei in Chengdu once ...

  2. News - China - SICHUAN EARTHQUAKE

    Quake survivors find extraordinary strength in life-or-death moments

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:00am by MANDY ZUO

    ... by a rescue team after her mother and relatives carried her in search of medical aid for more than an hour. Many others were equally lucky to have survived the disaster, thanks to help from relatives ...

  3. News - China

    Nineteen children among 46 dead in China landslide

    Posted Jan 12th 2013, 02:09pm by Agence France Presse in Beijing

    ... hearing the rumble of the landslide. “Several relatives of my parents-- my grandma, brother, uncle and my aunt’s family members, died,” she told the agency. Hundreds of thousands of messages ... Myanmar, Thailand, Laos and Vietnam, is a relatively poor part of China where rural houses are often cheaply constructed. Gaopo is in Zhenxiong county, in the northeast of Yunnan, a temperate ...

  4. Business - Comment - WHITE COLLAR ENOCH YIU

    Look high, look low, then say a prayer

    Posted Nov 13th 2012, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... the worst ever year for insurers. Industry watchers said all natural catastrophe-related insurance compensations stood at US$105 billion, surpassing the previous record of US$101 billion in 2005 ... related to the Japanese earthquake and Thailand flooding. "The striking fact was more than half of our insurance losses were caused by business interruptions or contingent business ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    East Asian countries need to improve disaster plans and infrastructure

    Posted Aug 19th 2012, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... SCMP Editorial Improve disaster plans in East Asia Hong Kong is looked on enviously by its neighbours every typhoon season. While other cities battle floods and landslides, often with disastrous and tragic consequences, we weather severe storms with just minor injuries and felled trees, as with Typhoon Vicente last month. Being prosperous and having ample funding for sturdy ...

  6. Comment - Letters


    Posted Mar 31st 2011, 07:00pm

    ... Compulsory sale does not benefit owners I refer to the letter by Holden Chow of the Young Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong ('DAB has never neglected ... per cent of a building, as the new law provides, compulsory sale does the opposite: it worsens the price he would otherwise get. It is clear, in economic theory and in the reality of the Hong ...

  7. Arts

    Posted Mar 31st 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Exhibitions Under the Trees Panels, old photos, audio-visual materials and historical objects that tell the story of Hong Kong's village schools and their development. Today, ... and 1964. Mon-Fri, 11am-7pm, Sat, 1pm-6pm, de Sarthe Fine Art, 8/F Club Lusitano Building, 16 Ice House St, Central. Inquiries: 2167 8896. Ends Apr 29 Tea Ware by Hong Kong Potters Ceramic tea ware ...

  8. The buzz

    Posted Mar 31st 2011, 12:00am by Adam Wright

    ... by Adam Wright Government officials like to trumpet Hong Kong's impressive showings on annual rankings of global economic freedom and anti-corruption, but many people may not know ... Hong Kong ranked 18th on the Charities Aid Foundation's 'world giving index', with 70 per cent of residents making donations to charities- the highest level in the region, nearly ...

  9. HK activists plan anti-nuclear march

    Posted Mar 31st 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... power plant to 3,355 times the legal limit. In Hong Kong, a new independent committee formed to monitor the operation and safety of the Daya Bay nuclear plant in Shenzhen will stage ... He admitted that there was not much the committee could do, but he stressed that because the government had not set up a monitoring watchdog, someone else had to do it. At the present, Hong ...

  10. Radioactivity test needed verifying, Observatory says

    Posted Mar 31st 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai and Chen Binglin The Hong Kong Observatory's director said it could have released a day earlier test results showing that radioactive iodine had descended on the city ... that there was practically no difference between the measurement devices used in Hong Kong and on the mainland. Zhu said the mainland had developed and used radioactivity detectors since the 1960s using its own ...




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