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  1. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Hong Kong blinkers skew Pearl delta outlook, says Michael Enright

    Posted May 11th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn howard.winn@scmp.com Good to see that Michael Enright hasn't lost his competitive edge and remains one of the more interesting thinkers on China. Speaking at the American Chamber of Commerce's annual conference on China, the professor observed that the Pearl River Delta region is under-reported and misreported. It's under-reported because news ...

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    Hong Kong should outsource control of illegal car parking

    Posted Aug 14th 2012, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... There is a growing sense of exasperation in some quarters at the nonchalant approach towards illegal car parking in Hong Kong. It goes on everywhere and the Hong Kong police force, which is responsible for ensuring that it doesn't happen, exercise an ...

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    What kind of waste incinerator does Hong Kong need?

    Posted May 09th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... attending the "International Conference on Solid Waste 2013- Innovation in Technology and Management". The conference was organised by the Sino-Forest Applied Research Centre for Pearl River Delta Environment, which is attached to Hong Kong Baptist University. The previous administration's proposal was to build a large 3,000-tonnes-per-day incinerator on the controversial ...

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    Why are London barristers calling Hong Kong Treasure Island?

    Posted Apr 11th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... of the unfortunately named Sino-Forest Applied Research Centre for Pearl River Delta Environment, at Baptist University. Sino-Forest, it will be recalled, is being investigated for fraud and filed ...

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    Outrageous sexism in the People's Daily

    Posted Mar 07th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... "picked-up" brand is Vita Water, followed by Bonaqua and Cool Water. It shows that the rubbish that ends up on our beaches is not swept down from the Pearl River Delta, but is created locally. Jo ...

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    Ship operators want fair play on Fair Winds by year-end

    Posted Jan 26th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... a year in Hong Kong. The present measures, if adopted by all shipping operators, would reduce the number of deaths by half, or 197 per year. The ultimate target is to turn the Pearl River Delta ...

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    Why the reluctance to consider alternatives to incineration

    Posted Jan 07th 2014, 01:43am by Howard Winn

    ... rise in the S&P 500 Index. Among Tepper's investments were US airline stocks, like Delta Air Lines and United Continental, which soared 128 per cent and 57 per cent, respectively, last ...

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    Macau gaming executive threatens French heritage

    Posted Aug 25th 2012, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... who have built up a collection of shipping memorabilia and want to find a new home for it. While the focus is on Hong Kong and the Pearl River Delta, Wesley said there were wider issues ...

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    Billions are being wasted on global warming measures

    Posted Sep 27th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... of it goes straight into its rivers untreated. Unsurprisingly an investigation into the quality of surface water in the capital, by the Department of Environmental Protection at the North China Centre for Environmental Inspectors in early August, found all its 50 rivers, except nine that had run dry, were polluted. Beijing's water treatment facilities are based on its population ...

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    Bag-toting tai-tais wonder where the chauffeur's gone

    Posted Oct 18th 2013, 04:31am by Howard Winn

    ... scarcity and the extent of its pollution. Two grim pieces in The Economist recently pointed out that in the 1950s, China had 50,000 rivers, which has now fallen to 23,000, a loss of 27,000, largely ...




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