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  1. Animal attraction

    Posted Apr 30th 2008, 12:00am by Philip Game

    ... You may feel you're chasing your own tail on India's tiger trail, writes Philip Game Tiger is giving us dodge,' says wildlife guide Hem Bahuguna, calling a halt near some telltale paw prints and scrapings. As the engine cools, then stills, we hear only the birds, the soft breeze and the distant chattering of monkeys. From time to time another jeep driver ...

  2. Distress signals

    Posted May 13th 2008, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... Protectionism and a lack of information are having tragic consequences, and not just in Myanmar, writes Philip Bowring One does not have to believe that market forces should rule every ... will be learned: there will be more, not fewer, subsidies; more attempts at self-sufficiency regardless of cost; and more restrictions on imports and exports. Philip Bowring is a Hong Kong-based journalist ...

  3. The biofuel issue

    Posted May 08th 2008, 12:00am by Philip Leetch

    ... Prepared by Philip Leetch Paper 1a Read the sections and answer the questions which follow them. Part A Biofuels are replacements for fossil fuels made from a number of common crops such as corn, sugar beet, rapeseed, palm oil, soy and, most of all, sugar cane. The main products are ethanol and diesel, though there are also hopes to develop the use of biobutanol for aircraft fuel. ...

  4. Too hot to handle?

    Posted Dec 11th 2007, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... Australia's Kevin Rudd may find his climate-change pledges hard to live up to, given the costs involved, writes Philip Bowring Australia's belated signing of the Kyoto Protocol ... but the road to electoral disaster is paved with good intentions. Philip Bowring is a Hong Kong-based journalist and commentator ...

  5. Philips aims for green with energy-savers

    Posted Nov 26th 2007, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu Philips Hong Kong chief executive Wiebo Vaartjes aims to capture green money by promoting energy-saving lighting and environmentally friendly flagship electronic products ... increase public awareness of green products, offering business opportunities for companies such as Philips, which has been promoting energy-saving and sustainability concepts since the 1980s. Royal ...

  6. MP3 lasts the distance for Philips

    Posted Jul 21st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... bronze- philips electronics hong kong MANUFACTURED UNDER the company's Green Flagship products, Philips Electronics GoGear HDD1620 MP3 player- which won the bronze award- is commended ... standard, and 37 per cent of the materials are recyclable. Jaw Tee Wee, Philips Electronics project management director, said the company worked according to its environmental road map to design new ...

  7. Runaway gibbon captured safely

    Posted Oct 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... cleaned. Over the next half hour, it was spotted at the busy junction of Robinson Road and Old Peak Road, Hollywood Heights and at 6 Old Peak Road. Finally, it entered the car park at Villa Elegance in Robinson Road, where it hid under a vehicle. Officers from the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department were called to recapture the animal. They first tried to lure ...

  8. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, April 15, 2013

    Posted Apr 15th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... We do expect our educators to do the same. Eva N L Tan, Tsing Yi   How gender inequality harms society I'm puzzled by Jim Robinson's stand on gender equality ("So-called ...

  9. Bears' deaths raise bile concerns

    Posted Apr 08th 2008, 12:00am by Kelly Chan

    ... to be put down to end their suffering. The group's founder and chairwoman, Jill Robinson, said the bears had died of liver cancer or gall bladder tumours, raising concerns about the risk ... seriously question the quality of the bile and the health of the population that would take the bile,' Ms Robinson said. 'I want the government to take our concern seriously.' She ...

  10. Ape roams Mid-Levels after escape from zoo

    Posted Oct 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... hour, it was spotted at the busy junction of Robinson Road and Old Peak Road, Hollywood Heights and at 6 Old Peak Road before entering the car park at Villa Elegance in Robinson Road, where ...




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