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  1. Making climate change your personal business

    Posted Sep 24th 2010, 12:00am by Bernard Chan

    ... Bernard Chan On September 10 the Hong Kong government released a public consultation paper on an extremely important topic. It is about something that may affect your health and your supplies of food, water and energy. It could have a major impact on the ...

  2. Air pollution takes corrosive toll on the city's health and finances

    Posted Feb 05th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Last month I was sitting in Tokyo's Haneda Airport looking out over the city's skyline. The perfectly clear blue skies, with unlimited visibility, were such a wonderful sight. Later, as the plane took off, Mount Fuji was clearly visible in the d ...

  3. Up close and personal

    Posted Aug 11th 2010, 12:00am by Jocelyn Wong

    ... Compiled by Zoe Mak and Jocelyn Wong Dolphins are some of the most intelligent- and popular- creatures in the world, and last month, some lucky Young Post readers got to hang out with the clever critters. The six youngsters started off with a lesson on do ...

  4. Divide arts hub project into separate tenders

    Posted Nov 24th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... seriously weakened that it is too scared to get tough on any issue that may cause the average person or a business short-term inconvenience? Environment minister Sarah Liao Sau-tung's ...

  5. Help finance a rail link for bridge to Macau, mainland

    Posted Jun 08th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Today, the Legislative Council's subcommittee for public works is due to decide on approving additional funding for studies for the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge. Despite Hong Kong considering rail the backbone of its transport network, a rail link has been excluded for the bridge. Adding rail will increase the cost. Finding financing on the basis of direct revenue alone ...

  6. first person

    Posted Jun 10th 2004, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... As told to Simon Parry Gloria Chang Wan-ki, 25, is a campaigner for Greenpeace Hong Kong. She says the attention generated by the transit of Venus- a planet where greenhouse gases have raised surface temperatures to 500 degrees Celsius- should serve as a ...

  7. first person

    Posted Jun 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... As told to Simon Parry Dr Claude Martin, 60, is international director-general of the WWF. The Swiss-born ecologist visited Hong Kong last week to warn of the dire threat to its fisheries. Hong Kong is a relatively small spot on the world map but, as a tr ...

  8. first person

    Posted Oct 28th 2004, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... As told to Simon Parry Dolphin expert John Wang, 38, was this week commissioned by the Ocean Park Conservation Foundation to conduct a study of the threatened Indo-Pacific humpback dolphin population off Taiwan. Dr Wang explains why the research has impli ...

  9. Letters

    Posted Mar 14th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chinese ethics not a suitable subject for the modern age Some correspondents have argued that it would be beneficial for young people to study Confucius. I accept that Confucianism can tell you how to become a better person by learning more about righteousness and integrity, as well as loyalty, filial piety and continence. But I doubt if such grand ideas will take root ...

  10. Behind the wheel of the low-carbon revolution

    Posted Feb 28th 2011, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... it comes to the world's effort to agree upon a framework for carbon reduction. 'My personal view is that if we are chasing a legally binding global agreement, we may be chasing the wrong ... in finance. Meanwhile, a shortage of skills looms in some segments of engineering, such as nuclear power, at a time when Britain is poised to build more nuclear power plants after a 15-year hiatus, ...




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