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    Posted Apr 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Simon Tam

    ... Simon Tam If New Zealand were to run a competition to name its national grape, sauvignon blanc would probably win hands down. The exuberant and pungent flavours of this varietal have put the country firmly on the global wine map with names such as the Cloudy Bay brand and Marlborough, the northern tip of New Zealand's South Island, now a familiar sight on the wine lists ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    ‘Hundreds of graves’ lying in Hong Kong's country parks and green belts

    Posted Jan 21st 2014, 02:19pm

    ... of ancestral burial grounds across the New Territories are encroaching on sensitive areas zoned for conservation and are threatening the environment, green groups say. At least 27 officially sanctioned ... into alleged mismanagement and abuses at burial grounds for indigenous New Territories villagers. A 30-year-old policy allows indigenous villagers to build dedicated hillside graves for their dead ...

  3. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted Jun 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... An article on B1 yesterday, 'Fraud claims pulp Greenheart stock', incorrectly said Greenheart Group owns tree plantations in New Zealand, Suriname, Guyana and French Guiana. It should have said that Greenheart owns tree plantations in New Zealand and Suriname. The error was introduced during the editing process. ...

  4. Whaling loophole needs to be closed

    Posted Jul 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... 1996 and that consumption of whale meat dated back to historical times. Australia's prime minister and New Zealand's foreign minister led a chorus of condemnation. Seoul has taken advantage of disagreement over the status of the minke whale. The World Wildlife Fund says that it is an endangered species but the International Union for Conservation of Nature says the minke ...

  5. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    UN climate report will not sway US deniers, experts says

    Posted Sep 21st 2013, 06:17pm by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... of the scientists’ opinion stands,” said Alden Meyer of the Union of Concerned Scientists. “But I don’t think it will change the mind of the hard core deniers.” Meyer added: “We don’t call them sceptics, ... if the old arguments come back, or if they shift to the new ones.” According to Meyer, the Republican thinking on climate science has made it harder for the US political system to enact alternative ...

  6. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    China's top Doha negotiator attacks lack of climate control progress

    Posted Dec 03rd 2012, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... the European Union, Australia, Norway and Switzerland have signalled that they would join a second commitment period of the protocol, while New Zealand, Russia, Japan and Canada have pulled out. Li ...

  7. GM foods and the right to choose

    Posted Sep 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... modified products. The European Union, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, South Korea, the mainland and Taiwan have already imposed such requirements. A recent test by the Consumer Council on soy ... are entitled to know whether the food they are buying has been genetically modified or not. Certainly, the impact of any new labelling laws on the industry would have to be carefully considered. ...

  8. Business - Companies

    Carmakers exaggerating fuel efficiency, study shows

    Posted May 28th 2013, 02:13pm

    ... Research shows that 'real-world' carbon emissions for new cars based on fuel consumption are about 25pc higher on average than carmakers say The gap has widened between ... International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) found “real-world” carbon emissions for new cars based on fuel consumption are about 25 per cent higher on average than carmakers say, compared ...

  9. Letters

    Posted Apr 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... great weekend at the Sevens Again we have seen a great Hong Kong Rugby Sevens event. I would like to thank all the hard-working amateurs who are the backbone of this great event- the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union and the world's best rugby supporters, that is, the city's rugby clubs. I am also grateful to the Hong Kong police for showing their professionalism and patience ...

  10. News - Hong Kong

    Updated water quality standards needed for Hong Kong's beaches, says DAB

    Posted Aug 19th 2013, 07:59pm by CHARMINE CHE

    ... swimming facilities are urgently needed for citizens in the Western part of New Territories DAB lawmaker Christopher Chung Shu-kun  In a survey conducted by the party earlier this month, over ... an ecologically rich mangrove swamp and the Plover Cove Reservoir. “As the city is faced with an ageing population, free swimming facilities are urgently needed for citizens in the Western part of New ...




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