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  1. Camping for change

    Posted Aug 28th 2009, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... Rebecca Tsui This summer seven Hong Kong students attended a camp in Beijing to learn to combat climate change. The camp is part of the Climate Cool project organised by the British ... to climate change and those with the best and most feasible ideas were selected through interviews to join 140 mainland students as young ambassadors at the Climate Cool Camp in Beijing from August ...

  2. Residents criticise plan for camp site

    Posted Jan 12th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Proposal 'legitimises damage' to the area A landowner and self-proclaimed nature lover's proposal to turn a trashed conservation area into a camping ground in Clear Water Bay has angered residents. The Wing Lung Road Concern Group- which had objected to a plan for luxury housing just 50 metres south of the proposed camping area- claimed the proposal ...

  3. Camp reveals thrills of hands-on science

    Posted Jul 14th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jeremy Cheung A science camp organised by the Hong Kong Baptist University gave 51 students a taste of life as a scientist, while promoting environmental knowledge. The camp, held ... faculty and staff, the camp activities focused on five aspects of environmental study- understanding nature, air pollution, water pollution, solid waste reduction and ecological systems. Students ...

  4. Outrage at youth eco-camp plan for Tai O wetland area

    Posted Apr 01st 2007, 12:00am by Quinton Chan

    ... an 'eco-education camp' for youngsters. Green groups have ridiculed the idea and say the 1.65-hectare site at Wang Tong, near Tai O Road, is part of the wetland system. The eco-camp has been proposed ... as possible during the construction period and when the camp operates. 'The heritage and ecological environment in Tai O are valuable resources for education of young people. We believe our camp ...

  5. Greening campaign sees fruits of labour

    Posted Mar 14th 2004, 12:00am by Ray Cheung

    ... Ray Cheung Efforts to create more green space on the mainland have apparently paid off, with more than 11 million hectares of green land created last year, according to an official report. In its recently released 2003 report, the National Afforestation C ...

  6. Legco demands action on wetland damage

    Posted May 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... the park into 'a military camp' and preferred public education to solve the problem. 'We will educate the public more about some rules they should observe and remind them to keep the park clean, but we do not want to turn the park into a military camp,' said Permanent Secretary for Economic Development and Labour Eva Cheng Yu-wah. Commissioner for Tourism Au King-chi ...

  7. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, May 14, 2013

    Posted May 14th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... the strike helped to raise public awareness about labour rights. People became more knowledgeable about labour issues such as collective bargaining and outsourcing. It highlighted the plight of the dockers and made more people realise that when it comes to labour rights Hong Kong is backward. We only recently introduced the statutory minimum wage and have still to discuss standard working ...

  8. Villagers to take protest over land grab to the capital

    Posted Mar 24th 2007, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... by villagers. Villager Chen Huiying, who was released from a labour camp in January after serving a year for an 'illegal gathering', said she was warned not to talk to overseas media, ...

  9. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar protesters defy orders to end mine rally

    Posted Nov 28th 2012, 03:40pm by Associated Press in Monywa

    ... until the project is halted. The protesters, who have set up six camps at the site, say the Letpadaung mine near the town of Monywa is causing environmental, social and health problems. ... was issued, some villagers left the mining site, according to Win Kyawt Hmu, a protester contacted by phone. He said there had been nearly 1,000 protesters at the six occupation camps, including ...

  10. Wild at heart

    Posted Sep 30th 2005, 12:00am by Andy Chen

    ... with the Beijing Daily, Tang was classified as right-wing in 1957 during the Cultural Revolution and sentenced to a life of hard labour, which meant planting vegetables and building village roads ... something Tang says took root in his heart during his years of hard labour. He says his love of nature was different from those who cultivated a similar passion in their youth. 'During my days ...




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