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  1. Tussle for oil in the South China Sea

    Posted Jul 20th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... South China Sea. All the major powers are involved. A rising and resource-hungry China claims much of the area through its historic claim to the Spratlys archipelago in the deep south- it dates ... projecting its influence through the carrier battle groups of the Seventh Fleet, frequent visitors to Hong Kong. Japan receives much of its oil via the South China Sea's shipping lanes, while ...

  2. Educate public on sea rubbish

    Posted Jul 24th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Instead of pointing to 'Hongkongers' or 'Guangdong neighbours', we need to focus on how the rubbish in the sea at the beaches gets there and then deal with the problem ... activists at home' (Sunday Morning Post, July 17), Stephen Anderson suggested that the Hong Kong administration take steps to prevent activist South Korean farmers leaving their country to come ...

  3. Mean sea level of Victoria Harbour rises 0.12m in last 50 years: study

    Posted Jun 14th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... variations at various parts of Hong Kong waters are not all the same, the long-term sea level change in Victoria Harbour is consistent with the South China Sea,' he said. 'The observed sea level change of Victoria Harbour in the past 50 years is similar to that of the South China Sea measured by the State Oceanic Administration of China, and is consistent with the change ...

  4. For your eyes only

    Posted Mar 23rd 2004, 12:00am by David Watkins

    ... bounce across the open sea towards Apulit's towering limestone cliffs and tall, white cross. The pure, protected shoreline of Palawan (it accounts for nearly a quarter of the Philippine ... The resort, which controls everything within a one nautical mile radius, introduced a strict conservation programme that has ensured the surrounding seas are now teeming with life, making for great ...

  5. Letters

    Posted Dec 07th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hybrid answer to minibus problems A few years ago, Toyota developed an electric hybrid version of its Coaster minibus. The conventional diesel and gas versions are two of the most popular brands of minibuses in Hong Kong. A hybrid minibus could solve two ...

  6. Letters

    Posted Sep 17th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the breadwinners of poor fishing families, I would also question those activists in China who wish to mount radical protests by sailing to the islands. I understand that these activists may feel angry. ...

  7. Letters

    Posted Jul 07th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... President Barack Obama has been hypocritical in his criticism of China's stance on North Korea. Beijing has condemned the North when it has done something wrong, such as attack a South Korean ... for the pilots of the helicopter that ditched in the sea on Saturday off Sheung Wan ('13 plucked to safety after helicopter to Macau ditches in harbour', July 4). All those involved in saving ...

  8. Letters

    Posted Jun 14th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in his civil service handbook and answer the question. Fact 1: there is an area to the north of us that creates a lot of air pollution. Fact 2: the prevailing winds in Hong Kong blow from the sea ...

  9. Letters

    Posted Oct 16th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to or correspond with online are concerned about the editorial rationale of such a decision. Many of us bought the South China Morning Post to read the education news because it was so well covered ... of prime interest. Since the demise of the Education Post, you have not run as many stories on education, nor has there been any discussion or debate on issues of relevance. Indeed, the South China ...

  10. Letters

    Posted Sep 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Airlines are cutting back pollution levels P. A. Crush comments on the rapid growth in the private aviation sector ('Private jet travel a selfish form of transport and major polluter', September 10). I welcome Crush's support for environmen ...




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