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  1. 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. ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Split over particles in bridge report

    Posted Aug 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com A judge and a lawyer were at odds yesterday over whether a set of pollutants should have been included in the environmental impact study for a cross-border bridge, even though they are not part of the government's objectives for air quality. Philip Dykes, SC, for Tung Chung resident Chu Yee-wah, said fine particles- those 5 microns ...

  9. Brighter future for the planet

    Posted Aug 10th 2007, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... Philips' new range promises reduced energy consumption, environmental friendliness, greater safety and lower costs, writes Chris Davis Energy-saving lighting In an increasingly ... Taking a leading role in providing energy-saving solutions in the lighting industry, electronics giant Philips Electronics Hong Kong has launched a new range of light bulbs that can reduce energy ...

  10. liberal studies

    Posted Mar 03rd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and are protesting against bear farms. 3 Jill Robinson thinks it is important for everyone to... a. free bears from bear farms. b. respect all animals. c. take action and voice objections to bear farming. d. ... bear bile to make Chinese medicine is justifiable? 2 Should the central government ban bear farming altogether? How could it do that effectively? 3 Jill Robinson believes a civilised person ...




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