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  1. Lai See

    Posted Feb 21st 2009, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... former television maverick Robert Chua Wah Peng has come up with an idea to keep the economy ticking by rewarding spenders and retailers with big payouts. Concerned that the government may go ...

  2. Work is a passion, not a chore, for Greenpeace energy activist

    Posted Oct 31st 2004, 12:00am by Andy Chen

    ... vice-chancellor Cheng Yiu-chung during the saga over the gagging of pollster Robert Chung Ting-yiu. Professor Cheng later resigned. Ms Chang is still active in public fights. But now her focus ...

  3. Captains conquer Antarctica

    Posted Jan 08th 2011, 12:00am by Nora Tong

    ... Antarctic Expedition. The trip was organised by 2041, a non-governmental organisation founded by environmentalist Robert Swan, the first person to walk to the North and South Poles, with the aim ...

  4. Drop in surface wind speeds an early warning for industry

    Posted Nov 25th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the phenomenon. But the finding is bad news for the wind power industry. The study, carried out by a French team led by Professor Robert Vautard, of the University of Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, ...

  5. Put clocks forward to cut down on electricity consumption

    Posted Jan 06th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... our air and contributes to global warming. It would cost a fortune to replace every bulb with energy efficient bulbs and as Robert Hanson points out ('Energy saving bulbs do not live up ... must act responsibly and set an example. Robert L. Wilson, Discovery Bay ...

  6. Lai See

    Posted Mar 08th 2011, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... following the bonus payments in the first half of this year. This compares with 75 per cent for the rest of Asia-Pacific, according to the latest Robert Half Workplace Survey. About 40 per cent ...

  7. UN probes claims firms are faking carbon credits

    Posted Oct 10th 2010, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... is overwhelming that manufacturers are creating excess [industrial gas] simply to destroy it and earn carbon credits,' says Mark Roberts, senior counsel and policy adviser in Washington ... that it can be destroyed for the massive profits in the CDM credits,' says Roberts of the Environmental Investigation Agency, which says 59 per cent of European companies' carbon-credit ...

  8. Sino-US summit will fail to undo years of mistrust

    Posted Jan 17th 2011, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... by Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and Commerce Secretary Gary Locke and a visit to Beijing by Defence Secretary Dr Robert Gates. They were clearly aimed at setting the tone for the Hu-Obama ...

  9. In brief

    Posted May 13th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... will include Nobel Prize winners Edward Prescott (2004), Robert Mundell (1999) and James Mirrlees (1996). Economists Alberto Alesina and Robert Barro of Harvard University and Edmund Phelps of Columbia ...

  10. Class Notes

    Posted Feb 21st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... People's Congress Standing Committee member Rita Fan Hsu Lai-tai, music prodigy Evgeny Igorevich Kissin, philanthropist Robert Ho Hung-ngai, experienced doctor Mok Hing-yiu and writer Lam Shan-muk. ...




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