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  1. Divisive scheme in fresh dispute

    Posted Jun 27th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng The hotly disputed Wedding Card Street redevelopment in Wan Chai faces a new challenge just days after the project was awarded to a consortium of two big developers. Residents of a dead-end street that will be opened to through traffic as a result of the project sought legal aid yesterday to mount a judicial review. Under a plan approved by the Executive Council in April, ...

  2. Ship pollution 'hidden' danger in HK

    Posted Apr 10th 2004, 12:00am by Peter Michael

    ... Peter Michael Critics say marine emissions need greater scrutiny, while proposing a green tax to reduce output Fears have been voiced over the accuracy of figures on maritime air pollution ... considered in some Scandinavian ports. The Environmental Protection Department ranks maritime pollution well down on the air pollutant scale, behind power plants and vehicles- but critics say ...

  3. Directory of courses- Local tertiary institutions

    Posted Nov 20th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and environment. School of Law LLM in arbitration and dispute resolution, LLM (five streams- Chinese and comparative law, international economic law, common law, maritime and transportation law, ... serve additional students. Research programmes MPhil and PhD in various disciplines. Only local provider of programmes in specialised areas, including fashion and textiles, geomatics, maritime ...

  4. Graft watchdog probes 'working tour' by judges

    Posted Jun 13th 2009, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... drafted by Guangzhou Maritime Court was leaked online earlier this month. Netizens were angry to see the judges had visited some famed attractions in South Africa, Egypt and Turkey. The court ...

  5. Change of tack

    Posted Jun 19th 2008, 12:00am by Sarah Monks

    ... 60,000 ocean-going merchant ships. The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) stunned itself and the world in April when its normally fractious members agreed to tighten emission caps by 2020 ... such as ship detention. Mr Bowring said the maritime industry, which accounts for about 90 per cent of world trade, realised some years ago that it must shift to a proactive mode in tackling public ...

  6. liberal studies

    Posted Mar 01st 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... was................... from neck down after a tragic car accident. Answers: Reading comprehension: 1.c, 2. d, 3. a, 4. c Vocabulary: 1. icebergs, 2. disputing, 3. paralysed ...

  7. Let's look to the future, Wen tells India

    Posted Dec 17th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to a controversial dam project near the disputed border and agreeing on an ambitious US$100 billion trade target by 2015. Wen, making the first visit by a Chinese premier to India in five years, exchanged ... and territorial disputes. 'China cares about India's concerns,' Wen said. 'Anything we can do, we will do it. And we will do it better.' Xinhua reported last month that engineers ...

  8. How we sold the pink dolphins down the river

    Posted Dec 28th 2009, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... the maritime environment and marine life, such as pink dolphins. 'We will control the construction noise and turbidity of the seawater, and prevent oil pollution,' he said. The construction, ...

  9. Climate row heats up

    Posted Mar 01st 2011, 12:00am by Wong Yat-Hei

    ... warming is and its consequences. But is global warming really happening? Several prominent scientists are disputing the accepted ideas and data put forward to support global warming theories. ... observation since 1979 has been disputed. According to the IPCC's fourth Assessment Report in 2007, global surface temperature increased by 0.74 degrees Celsius (with an error of plus or minus ...

  10. Letters

    Posted Jun 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by example We have forgotten that our collective health depends on a healthy ocean. One reason for Hong Kong's success is its position as a maritime hub. From nearly every spot we call home, we ... that makes the shark fin trade illegal in the state. She let reason and long-term public health drive policy. Hong Kong should follow this example. As a maritime culture, Hawaii faced the hard facts ...




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