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  1. Lifestyle - Books - ENVIRONMENT

    Book review: The Devouring Dragon, by Craig Simons

    Posted Mar 31st 2013, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... David Wilson The Devouring Dragon: How China's Rise Threatens Our Natural World by Craig Simons St Martin's Press Back at the dawn of the 19th century British scholar Thomas ... as the United States, which- until China surpassed it- had been the world's biggest coal consumer," writes author Craig Simons, who has reported on the environment from a dozen Asian nations ...

  2. Prion Island

    Posted Jun 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Simon Winchester I have just been to one of the loneliest and loveliest islands on the planet. I thoroughly enjoyed myself, found it memorable and transcendental, yet fervently hope never to go there again. And I don't want anyone else to go there either. To all who may be curious, I'll say simply and bluntly: travel anywhere you like- but not, please, to Prion Island. ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Green economy cannot bloom without incentives

    Posted Jan 29th 2013, 12:00am by SIMON ZADEK

    ... Simon Zadek Simon Zadek says trade rules must change while resource prices need to reflect long-term risks Green economy cannot bloom without incentives According to new estimates, US$100 ... to "green" their portfolios- and penalties for failing to do so. Simon Zadek is currently visiting scholar at Tsinghua School of Economics and Management. Copyright: Project Syndicate ...

  4. Bright Ideas

    Posted Sep 12th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheryl Ow As the temperature drops, keep your colour palette hot with cheery summery shades of red, yellow and orange. 1 Raf Simons 2 Paul Smith 3 Prada 4 Lacoste 5 Yves Saint Laurent 6 Alfred Dunhill 7 Hermes ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Cruise ships must use cleaner fuel at Kai Tak

    Posted Mar 22nd 2013, 12:00am by SIMON NG

    ... Simon Ng Simon Ng says a simple switch to cleaner fuel when cruise ships call at Kai Tak would greatly benefit us. If only the industry would agree Get on board Last Saturday, ... is the missing link? Perhaps a nod from the landlord will connect the dots. Simon Ng is head of transport and sustainability research at Civic Exchange ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Regulations needed to curb ship emissions

    Posted Oct 05th 2012, 12:00am by SIMON NG

    ... Simon Ng Simon Ng says while incentives to reduce ship emissions are welcome, officials should heed the industry's call to regulate marine fuel standards Smoke signals It has been ... and fight environmental battles. Simon Ng is head of transport and sustainability research at Civic Exchange ...

  7. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Thick smog closes airports and highways across China

    Posted Jan 30th 2013, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... by Simon Song In Beijing, the government's air pollution index topped 400, three times higher than the national health guideline. The worst reading, 454, was taken at the National Olympics ...

  8. Lifestyle - Family & Education - ENVIRONMENT

    Dealing with Hong Kong's food waste

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... businesses must have government support," he says. Simon Wong Ka-wo, president of the Federation of Restaurants and Related Trades, concedes environmental protection isn't a high priority ...

  9. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Smog envelops huge swathes of China for a third successive day

    Posted Jan 29th 2013, 11:15pm by AFP

    ... media. Beijing shrouded in smog. Video: Simon Song Visibility in central Beijing was reduced to 300 metres, according to China Central Television, causing 29 flights to be cancelled and another ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    HK suffers most deaths in region from ship pollution

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... berthing at the terminal in Kwai Chung, it's like a small power plant," said Simon Ng Ka-wing, Civic Exchange's head of transport and sustainability research. According to the Civic ...




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