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  1. Mark Roberts- Chinese Temples and the Sea

    Posted Dec 12th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The artist paints watercolours of coastal waters, seascapes and Chinese temples, including Wong Tai Sin, Hung Sing Temple in Wan Chai, and rural temples on Cheung Chau. Today-Fri, 10am-7pm, Rotunda, Exchange Square, Central. Inquiries: 2817 8464. Ends Fri ...

  2. Committing to a green future

    Posted Nov 17th 2010, 12:00am by Maggie Chen

    ... Committee, featured a keynote address by Robert Swan, the first person to walk to both the North and South Poles. Here are some of our reporters' thoughts. Ruby Leung Many people don't really understand climate change- I've got to admit, I'm one of them. That's why I wanted to go to Get It Green. Robert Swan told us about his trips to the North and South Poles. ...

  3. Go green, go polar

    Posted Jun 14th 2010, 12:00am by Mabel Sieh

    ... vouchers, iPads, internships and, in the 18- to 25-year-old category, a CLP-sponsored trip to the Antarctica with polar explorer Robert Swan. For details of the competition, visit www.getitgreen.hk ...

  4. Polar express

    Posted Apr 01st 2008, 12:00am by David Momphard

    ... British explorer Robert Swan's mission to promote cleaner energy is about to go global, writes David Momphard Robert Swan is speaking from 14,830km away but can be heard loud and clear on his solar-powered mobile phone. The call is all the more remarkable because there is no sun on the morning he rings from King George Island, Antarctica. The first man to walk unaided ...

  5. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, November 20, 2012

    Posted Nov 20th 2012, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... November 10). He attacks Mr Justice Kemal Bokhary for claiming to be liberal by quoting US Supreme Court justice John Roberts, who said that his peers do not make judgments "in terms of a particular liberal or conservative agenda". First, Mr Roberts is not a higher authority than Mr Bokhary. Secondly, what the standard is for US judges may not be the right one for Hong Kong ...

  6. Who said it?

    Posted Jun 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Once the post-quake reconstruction efforts are settled, I will pass on my responsibility to younger generations Embattled Japanese PM Naoto Kan signals he will step down We are not trying to hold China down. China has been a great power for thousands of years. It is a global power and will be a global power US Defence Secretary Robert Gates We did it. Nineteen years baby. I want ...

  7. The Story of Earth: The First 4.5 Billion Years, From Stardust to Living Planet

    Posted Jul 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Richard James Havis The Story of Earth: The First 4.5 Billion Years, From Stardust to Living Planet by Robert M. Hazen Viking This gentle book by Robert Hazen, a professor of earth science who specialises in minerals, answers almost all of life's big questions. How the universe was formed, how the earth came into existence, how plant and animal life arose, and how the moon ...

  8. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS

    Silencing of spring puts human soul at peril

    Posted Oct 14th 2012, 12:00am by GUARDIAN

    ... have fished have collapsed, and some species are down 99 per cent, according to Callum Roberts, a professor of marine conservation, in his essential Ocean of Life. Dredgers carve graveyards ...

  9. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS

    The campaign to save Lung Mei goes far beyond its unglamorous shores

    Posted Nov 11th 2012, 12:00am by Martin Williams

    ... And fourthly, there are cultural services linked to human benefits such as recreation, ecotourism and cultural heritage. In 1997, a team headed by ecological economist Robert Costanza estimated that 17 ...

  10. Little to fear from bird flu- unless you're a chicken

    Posted Jun 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... with Martin Williams As you read the news, perhaps you ask yourself: 'Why aren't half of us dead from bird flu?' After all, renowned flu hunter Robert Webster remarked ... was found to be infected with the same flu, which would kill five more people in Hong Kong. The city called in international experts. They included Robert Webster, whose research had revealed birds ...




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