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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Private sector involvement needed to end poverty in Asia's mountains

    Posted Dec 18th 2013, 09:12pm by CURTIS CHIN

    ... Curtis Chin Curtis Chin says projects must be innovative, collaborative and impactful Private sector key to ending poverty in Asia's mountains Frankly, it need not be moon versus mountains. As Asia looks skyward to the tremendous success of China's 20-year-old, multibillion-dollar space programme, much more needs to be done here on earth to bring business growth to some ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1385216/private-sector-involvement-needed-end-poverty-asias
  2. News - World - ANTARCTICA

    Diamond-bearing rock formations found in mountains of Antarctica

    Posted Dec 18th 2013, 10:07pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Oslo Researchers in Antarctica find a rock type which points to the presence of diamonds in mountains in the east of the frozen continent Icy wastes give hint of hidden ... Nature Communications, an Australian-led team reported finding the kimberlite around Mount Meredith, in the Prince Charles Mountains in eastern Antarctica. Kimberlite is a rare rock that occurs ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1385191/diamond-bearing-rock-formations-found-mountains-antarctica
  3. News - Asia - NEW ZEALAND

    Climbing couple die on New Zealand mountain

    Posted Oct 28th 2013, 01:42pm by Agence France-Presse in Wellington

    ... in a snow cave on a New Zealand mountain for two nights in bitterly cold conditions, police said on Monday. Police identified the pair as 31-year-old Hiroki Ogawa, a Japanese geoscientist studying ... that he received a text from his daughter on Sunday night saying she did not think she would survive. Keith Sutton described Ogawa, an experienced mountaineer, as “a very special man” who tried ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1341821/climbing-couple-die-new-zealand-mountain
  4. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Debt mountain looms for university students

    Posted Oct 25th 2013, 03:26am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com Debt mountain looms for university students Cash-strapped students who seek government loans to get them through their tertiary studies may face debts of up to HK$192,000 at the end of their courses, a survey has found. Some of those polled could not see themselves repaying the loans until they are in their 40s, the Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1339051/debt-mountain-looms-university-students
  5. Mountains Beyond Mountains

    Posted May 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Charmaine Chan Mountains Beyond Mountains by Tracy Kidder Profile Books HK$150 Had it been written by a different author, this could have been a hagiography. But in the hands of Pulitzer Prize winner Tracy Kidder, who for three years followed his subject, Paul Farmer, as he treated innumerable patients, it is the sort of book that will change readers. Farmer's mission ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/967137/mountains-beyond-mountains
  6. Comment - Letters

    Green fix for food waste mountain

    Posted Oct 12th 2013, 12:00am

    ... Environment-friendly fix makes molehill of food waste mountain Since the Council for Sustainable Development launched a consultation on waste charging, there has been a flurry of media attention on the topic. While the pros and cons of the proposed charges have been examined in detail, the experts commenting through the media have shown little interest in pursuing rational ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1329865/green-fix-food-waste-mountain
  7. News - Hong Kong - CONSUMERISM

    'Blue Mountain' coffee claim 'grounds for alarm', says licensed seller

    Posted Sep 28th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Many retailers wrongly advertise they sell premium Blue Mountain beans, says importer Coffee claim 'grounds for alarm' Many coffee products sold at a premium in Hong Kong as "Blue Mountain" have only a remote connection with the Blue Mountain Range in Jamaica from where they are supposed to come, an importer claims. Jim Coke, CEO ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1319457/blue-mountain-coffee-claim-grounds-alarm-says-licensed-seller
  8. News - Asia - ADVENTURE

    Women climb Indian, Himalayan peaks to defy stereotypes

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 04:06am by BIBEK BHANDARI

    ... women. But Bisht and two others became the first female mountaineers to reach the summit of India's highest peak in 1981. Later, she was a member of India's first expedition to Mount Everest that included women. Besides her mountaineering accomplishments, Bisht is best known for her Save Gangotri Project. For the past two decades, she has been working to conserve the Gangotri ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1455696/women-climb-indian-himalayan-peaks-defy-stereotypes
  9. News - Hong Kong - CONSUMERISM

    'Blue Mountain' name is a hard case to fight

    Posted Sep 28th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com 'Blue Mountain' name is a hard case to fight The abundance of "Blue Mountain" coffee is an example of how difficult it is to regulate ... Descriptions Ordinance. As in the case of Blue Mountain coffee, it is still impossible to establish that coffee shops or makers have infringed a trademark. The Jamaican coffee industry regulator ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1319463/blue-mountain-name-hard-case-fight
  10. Lifestyle - Food & Wine

    Australia's Tamborine Mountain Distillery's artisanal approach to making spirits

    Posted Sep 20th 2013, 12:00am by Janelle Carrigan

    ... Janelle Carrigan life@scmp.com The Tamborine Mountain Distillery adopts an artisanal approach, writes Janelle Carrigan Arranged on the shelves are dozens of hand-painted bottles. ... overseen by workers in white coats. But it's quite the contrary. Tamborine Mountain Distillery is perched high in the Gold Coast hinterland. Owners Alla Ward and her husband Michael embraced ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/food-wine/article/1313062/australias-tamborine-mountain-distillerys-artisanal-approach

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