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  1. Martian invasion- by Earthlings

    Posted Jan 10th 2004, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... Peter Kammerer The razor-sharp photographs of Mars released by American space agency Nasa this week were stunning. For anyone who loved reading science fiction as a child, they went a long ... First, there is that inherent human desire to explore. Then, there is the inevitability that Earth will not last forever. Researchers are constantly bringing that home in surveys seemingly ...

  2. Better use of money

    Posted Jan 26th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Humans have made giant strides in space exploration and this is something to be proud of. But while we celebrate our achievements, we need to think about the millions who are dying ... are far away from us? To save our planet, we should use some of the money spent on space exploration to help developing countries raise their people's living standards and eliminate poverty. ...

  3. Breathing space

    Posted Sep 24th 2010, 12:00am by Christine Loh

    ... Christine Loh The official vision here and in Beijing is to turn Hong Kong and the Pearl River Delta into a 'green, quality living area with cleaner air, less pollution and a lower-carbon environment'. But is that sufficiently appealing? A key p ...

  4. Opportunity to help the world

    Posted Jul 17th 2005, 12:00am by Jason Ng

    ... Jason Ng There was much fanfare recently when space experts crashed a probe into the comet Temple 1. As I watched the collision on television, a TOEFL essay question came to mind: 'If you had a large sum of money, would you spend it on exploring outer space?' I had answered 'yes'. I reasoned that by exploring other planets, discoveries or inventions could ...

  5. Half of space at exhibition venues used, study finds

    Posted Nov 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... exhibition space was less than half used. The study, by Chinese University's business administration faculty and consultancy firm BMT Asia-Pacific, compared the amount of space rented out with the total saleable exhibition space offered by the two major venues, the exhibition centre in Wan Chai and AsiaWorld-Expo at Chek Lap Kok airport. AsiaWorld-Expo offers 70,000 square metres ...

  6. letters

    Posted Oct 06th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Exploring space is an investment Space exploration is an investment in the future. Our world is rapidly running out of resources, and overpopulation is becoming a serious threat worldwide. It's ... lives by giving advance warning of bad weather. Exploration of the universe is a lofty ideal- space is truly the final frontier. The instinct to explore is fundamentally human, and space ...

  7. Wind and storms give Beijing breathing space

    Posted Jul 30th 2008, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... Peter Simpson in Beijing War against smog being won, insists top official Clear skies, high visibility and a fresh breeze offered beleaguered Olympic organisers breathing space to declare some good news yesterday: the war on smog is being won. 'The air is better by 20 per cent,' Beijing Environmental Protection Bureau deputy director Du Shaozhong said. 'We have ...

  8. Residents long for open space

    Posted Jun 01st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Foster Wong The Yau Tong community would like to see the environs of Yau Tong Bay preserved as a healthy, open space for recreational use, as pollution continues to rise to unacceptable ... a preference for open space for recreation. The remaining 40 per cent were in favour of residential development. 'Whether harbour reclamation is the best approach to redeveloping the Yau Tong Bay ...

  9. The Planner

    Posted Aug 04th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by former BBC journalist Ben McMillan exploring urbanisation in China. Daily, 9am-9pm. The Landmark, 15 Queen's Rd Central, Central. Inquiries: 2522 0405. Ends Sept 30 From the Third Hand ... 0058. Ends Aug 20. The Evergreen Classic- Transformation of the Qipao Exhibition of 270 qipao that explores the Chinese garment's forms and transformation between the 1920s and 1960s. Mon, ...

  10. Landfill manoeuvring leaves a bad smell

    Posted Oct 12th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that affects our quality of life. For years, waste has been piling up in our landfills. In 2005, recognising that the city was running out of space to dump this rubbish, the government drafted options ... the legislature? It has not set aside this plan while it explores alternatives; it will still go ahead, but only after the government has had an extra year to manoeuvre for more support. While it's ...




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