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  1. Talkback

    Posted Dec 12th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Q Should the government take some blame for the damage to Tung Chung river? Sarah Liao Sau-tung has given her commitment to seek the prosecution of those responsible for damage to the Tung Chung river. She was also asked whether the Civil Engineering Depa ...

  2. Water, water everywhere

    Posted Jul 15th 2005, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... Nick Squires, Sydney As the birthplace of a nation, you would think the Kurnell Peninsula, south of Sydney, would be cherished and protected. It was there that Captain James Cook first landed in 1770, planting the Union Jack and staking Britain's claim to the entire eastern coast of Australia. But for decades the peninsula, on the south side of Botany Bay, has been ravaged ...

  3. Captains conquer Antarctica

    Posted Jan 08th 2011, 12:00am by Nora Tong

    ... associate of the China wind team at CLP- and his colleagues from the company's offices in Hong Kong, India and Australia spent two weeks exploring the Antarctic Peninsula on the International ...

  4. Scourge that knows no boundaries

    Posted Aug 27th 2004, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... in Southeast Asia are estimated to have cost regional economies over US$9 billion in damage to health, farming, transport and tourism. The Northeast Asian dust storms blow across the Korean Peninsula and Japan. On the way, they pick up toxic pollutants in the industrial belt along China's east coast. The Korean Peninsula and Japan, as well as China itself, have also been affected by acid ...

  5. CLP is branded a 'climate criminal'

    Posted Apr 29th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... when Greenpeace activists hung a banner from The Peninsula hotel. It branded the firm a 'climate criminal' as the protesters hijacked the company's annual meeting. Mr Kadoorie, ... but this was 'regrettably' not possible. Greenpeace activists scrambled onto a seventh-floor balcony at The Peninsula, where the company was holding its meeting, and unfurled the huge banner. Inside the venue, 27 ...

  6. More firms join scheme to cut carbon emissions

    Posted Jun 29th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... kilowatt-hours of electricity use, thereby avoiding 2,400 tonnes of carbon emissions. The charter will be relaunched next month with 14 hotels, including The Peninsula and Island Shangri-La, on board. Mr ...

  7. Landfill charges now required by law

    Posted Jul 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... dismayed at the possible demolition of about 2,000 new flats in the Hunghom Peninsula project for redevelopment and called for penalties for such unnecessary waste production. 'The developers ... Sarah Liao Sau-tung, the Secretary for the Environment, Transport and Works, said she had heard no decision from the developers on the demolition of Hunghom Peninsula, the subsidised housing ...

  8. Sweet taste of success

    Posted Feb 18th 2011, 12:00am by Edward Peters

    ... is a respected member of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Starting in the 1960s, having made a determined recovery from the war which ravaged the peninsula the previous decade, ...

  9. Environment 2008

    Posted Dec 19th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... threatens to separate the shelf from these islands. If the ice shelf breaks away from the peninsula, it will not cause a rise in sea levels, however, since it is already floating. But its melting ...

  10. The challenge of creating an Asia-Pacific union

    Posted Jun 09th 2008, 12:00am by Greg Barns

    ... Strait and the Korean peninsula. There is the inherent tension that comes from rapid economic growth and the way in which that growth is dispersed among communities. And, while Mr Rudd did ...




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