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  1. News - World - PLATE TECTONICS

    Scientists develop theory of how Earth developed its tectonic plates

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 10:32pm by NYT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune Scientists try to explain why our planet moves While scientists have linked the movements of Earth's tectonic plates to earthquakes, tsunamis and volcanic eruptions, they have struggled to explain how they came to exist in the first ...

  2. Business - China Business - ENERGY

    State Grid joins queue to sell assets amid SOE reform push

    Posted Apr 05th 2014, 01:07am by RAY CHAN KEIRA HUANG

    ... Keira Lu Huang and Ray Chan State Grid joins queue to sell assets in reform push The world's largest utilities company, State Grid Corp of China, has become the latest state-owned enterprise to seek to sell off largely unprofitable assets, following mainland policymakers' call for diversification of ownership amid reform of the state-owned sector. The proposed asset ...

  3. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Almost half of Americans believe one medical conspiracy theory, says study

    Posted Mar 20th 2014, 09:25pm by NYT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Los Angeles Among those believed are FDA cover ups and linking vaccines to autism Medical conspiracy theories popular Is there really a link between vaccines ... conspiracy theories that have circulated in recent years. And the attitudes and behaviour of those conspiracists toward standard medical advice reflect that mistrust, says a study out this week. ...

  4. News - China - HEALTH

    Women lawyers queue up to help 'drugged' kindergarten pupils

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 04:03am by WU NAN

    ... Wu Nan wu.nan@scmp.com Legal experts across country volunteer advice to families of children allegedly fed antivirals by kindergartens to maintain school attendance Woman lawyers queue up to help 'drugged' pupils Dozens of women lawyers from around the country have offered to give free advice to parents whose children were allegedly given antiviral drugs ...

  5. News - World - CANADA

    Rich Chinese axed from Canada visa queue get March 31 deadline to join lawsuit

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 11:10pm by Ian Young

    ... Ian Young in Vancouver ian.young@scmp.com Would-be Chinese migrants get review Wealthy would-be migrants whose visa applications were dumped when Canada axed its immigrant investor programme last month have until the end of March to join a legal case dema ...

  6. Lifestyle - Technology - HEALTH

    Nobel Prize winner James Watson develops new diabetes theory

    Posted Mar 09th 2014, 04:02am by GUARDIAN

    ... The Guardian DNA pioneer develops new diabetes theory Not satisfied with his work that unravelled the double helix structure of DNA and landed him a share of a Nobel Prize half a century ago, James Watson has come up with a radical theory for diabetes, dementia, heart disease and cancer. The 85-year-old scientist has turned to the pages of The Lancet medical journal to set ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - PUBLIC EYE

    'Media-silencing campaign' theory is a slippery slope

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 03:46am by Michael Chugani

    ... Michael Chugani 'Media-silencing campaign' theory is a slippery slope What should we make of the savage attack on former Ming Pao chief editor Kevin Lau Chun-to? Was it an assault on media freedom? That would be a reasonable assumption since the assailants specifically targeted a senior journalist who had overseen numerous investigative reports that would have made ...

  8. Proposal puts young singles at back of queue for flats

    Posted Jul 29th 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... on the waiting list, the youngest at the bottom of the queue will in theory have to wait for more than 13 years. Deputy Director of Housing Tam Wing-pong admitted it was possible that the proposal, ... of the system, singles can only carry a maximum of 18 months of their waiting time in the queue to the family category after they get married. 'As there are a number of factors affecting the queue ...

  9. Crowds flock to expo's last weekend

    Posted Oct 24th 2010, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... ones who managed to scramble to the front of the queue for the Oil pavilion, one of the biggest draws. Five minutes before the pavilions opened, the queue stretched for hundreds of metres. ...

  10. Business - BUSINESS TRAVEL

    Apec card opens doors to shorter immigration queues- but not all

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 11:38am by DAVID DODWELL

    ... David Dodwell Apec's coveted card provides access to shorter immigration queues, but not before navigating red tape and inconsistent rules across nations The card to travel If you ... to provoke passions wherever it goes. Out pour anecdotes of hassles in immigration queues, complaints about the many months it takes for the card to be approved and frustration at those economies ...




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