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  1. Will new national energy agency be just another toothless body?

    Posted Feb 01st 2010, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... and broad policy purview. Some overseas media has highlighted the unusual fact that the commission has included a deputy chief of staff from the People's Liberation Army, the minister of state ... to seriously affect people's lives. Recently the mainland has experienced mini energy crises when power demand soared after major snow in the north or hot weather in the south. As usual, energy ...

  2. More city bike paths will fuel people's desire to ditch cars

    Posted Aug 26th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Hong Kong could provide cycling paths in pedestrian areas to encourage more people to abandon their cars to cut air pollution. Citing the experience of London after the introduction of the congestion-zone charging scheme since early last ye ...

  3. Letters

    Posted Feb 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and by the Education Bureau's superficial handling of the problems that have arisen. One of the most-discussed topics relating to the diploma concerns the implementation of liberal studies as a core ... they lack a concrete plan and have to trust their instincts. They do not possess the knowledge required to teach liberal studies. Under these circumstances, how can students be expected to get good ...

  4. Hong Kong must press for clean, alternative energy

    Posted May 13th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in concentration camps, had 15,000 Polish army officers shot, and undermined Soviet defensive strategy which could have prevented the Nazis penetrating deep into the USSR. How many of the 27 million dead the USSR suffered were directly or indirectly at the hands of the Red Army and their leadership? The Soviet citizens' victory was in spite of, not due to, Stalin's leadership ...

  5. 60th anniversary parade will show the military's modernisation

    Posted Jan 21st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Tze-wei The October 1 military parade to mark the 60th anniversary of the People's Republic of China would aim to display the fruits of the country's defence and military build-up over the past three decades, a senior military officer said yesterday. Colonel Cai Huailie, from the headquarters of the general staff of the People's Liberation Army (PLA), said ...

  6. PLA studies global warming impact, meteorological weapons

    Posted Dec 18th 2009, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan The People's Liberation Army is studying the impact of climate change on its operations- as well as the use of 'climate weapons' in warfare. A report posted ... Fanxiang, a PLA major general and deputy head of the Arms Building Study Centre of the PLA Academy of Military Science. The report cited the artificial rain induced by the US Army during the Vietnam ...

  7. Beijing's help needed to cut air pollution: Liberal

    Posted Dec 16th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... if we can, upon seeking consent from my colleagues, seek help from the central government through the 36 National People's Congress' local deputies,' he said after the motion ... Cheung Chi-fai The Liberal Party leader last night vowed to ask Beijing to help improve air quality in the Pearl River Delta region. The call came after legislators from different parties ...

  8. Transparency required on defence spending

    Posted Mar 09th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... smaller than that of the US and Russia. And the generals point out that a significant amount will go to boosting the salaries of the 2.3 million-strong People's Liberation Army as well ... exercise of its kind since the People's Republic was founded in 1949. As a practical example of China's need to be able to project power and defend its fast-expanding overseas interests, ...

  9. G8 hosts gird for Geldof army

    Posted Jun 12th 2005, 12:00am by Sean Munday

    ... should be no different. 'Edinburgh gets this figure every year at the festival,' he said. 'It is a hugely sophisticated city that is able to take large amounts of people.' ...

  10. Beijing may lower goal for curbing pollution

    Posted Nov 19th 2010, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... The targets will be officially unveiled in March during the annual National People's Congress session. ...




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