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  1. Nuclear frisson

    Posted Apr 28th 2010, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... warheads to 1,550. Washington also unveiled a new policy in its quadrennial Nuclear Posture Review, in which it pledged not to conduct nuclear strikes against non-nuclear states even ... Frank Ching The world should feel a little safer this month, after the nuclear security summit called by US President Barack Obama in Washington, which was attended by representatives from ...

  2. Disaster strikes

    Posted Jul 18th 2010, 12:00am by Paul Fonoroff

    ... camp in what is now Tsim Sha Tsui East. He also turned his sights on a nuclear holocaust in Hiroshima 28 (1974), although again the approach was the antithesis of the spectacle one associated ...

  3. Quotes of the week

    Posted Jan 16th 2010, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo Even the Communist Party supports Confucianism... Please throw bananas at whoever opposes Confucius Tong Yun-kai, president of the Confucian Academy, in Legco to lobby lawmakers to support a subsequently defeated motion to promote the teachings of the ancient sage Of all the great cosmic questions, WTF still strikes me as one of the most pressing, relevant, ...

  4. Officials mull ways to lift transparency after Daya Bay case

    Posted Jul 01st 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Cheung Chi-fai and Joyce Ng Senior executives of CLP Power are scratching their heads over how to release more information on what they said were insignificant events at Daya Bay nuclear ... to see how best this can be done'. Lancaster reiterated that based on the International Nuclear Event Scale adopted by the International Atomic Energy Agency, the May 23 incident ...

  5. Union ends bus strike as support shrivels, but hints at future action

    Posted Aug 11th 2010, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam Organisers of the city's first bus strike in 21 years have been forced to end their action after the second day of the protest attracted an even poorer response among union members than the first day. However, New World First Bus Company Staff Union, an affiliate of the Confederation of Trade Unions, said it would be halting its strike plans only temporarily ...

  6. It's time to look after mainland workers

    Posted Jun 10th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... or embracing capitalism, it is clear that the nation can only move steadily forward if wages are fair, working conditions reasonable and rights are protected. Spreading strikes indicate that some workers have had enough. It is not clear whether some of the unrest is sanctioned by authorities. The most recent strikes seem aimed at foreign or Taiwanese-owned ventures. The party ...

  7. Letters

    Posted Nov 15th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... often you are either seen as being good at sport or good academically. I hope more schools can help their pupils to strike a balance between doing their academic work and being able to pursue ... Hayward, Tung Chung Nuclear power the way forward If Hong Kong is as bad as it is portrayed by Gloria Chang, of Greenpeace ('Increasing reliance on nuclear energy is not the answer ...

  8. Boffinology

    Posted Dec 05th 2010, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... Charmaine Chan Boffinology by Justin Pollard John Murray HK$221 Boffinology is hard to stop reading. Behind-the-news-type stories of scientific discoveries, the book shows the disorder at the heart of the discipline, with egos, prejudices and rivalries pl ...

  9. Plan to use more nuclear power will meet practical obstacles

    Posted Sep 30th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I agree with William Yu Yuen-ping of WWF-Hong Kong ('Reduce consumption before buying more nuclear power', September 25). He advocated stronger polices to reduce consumption of energy as an effective way to reduce carbon emissions. I also agree that the Hong Kong government lacks determination and vision by relying heavily on nuclear energy. I wish to point out some ...

  10. Disaster for Pyongyang the outcome of any war

    Posted Jun 01st 2010, 12:00am by Gwynne Dyer

    ... has the fourth-largest army in the world, that it has heavy artillery within range of Seoul, and that it probably has nuclear weapons. So would an inter-Korea war be a calamity? Yes, ... conventional weapons. If it is, the attack fails quite fast. The North Korean air force is easily shot out of the sky, counter-battery fire and air strikes destroy the artillery, most of the Scud ...




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