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  1. Bird flu battle is a matter of duty

    Posted Jan 25th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the strategy, made information public and directed all efforts to combating the disease. Thailand must now do the same. The culling of chickens there- vital to any effort to stamp out the disease- ... be underestimated. The World Health Organisation and other specialists regard the threat as greater than that posed by Sars. Every country has a duty to do all it can to ensure this nightmare scenario does ...

  2. Chinese solar firms hit by US duties

    Posted May 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Eric Ng eric.mpng@scmp.com Chinese makers of solar power equipment saws their share prices tumble after Washington imposed tough new duties on panel parts exported to the US. The decision to introduce duties of more than 31 per cent on the panel parts has raised Sino-US political tensions, with the Ministry of Commerce calling the decision unfair and damaging to the interests of both ...

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    Lamma quarry site could be an environmental Eden

    Posted May 15th 2013, 12:00am by Andy Cornish and Jo Wilson

    ... to transform attitudes and behaviour in conjunction with the community. Instead, three options for development have been presented for the rubber stamp- all versions of the same design featuring a mix ... community's awareness of environmental protection and make concerted efforts to discharge our duty as global citizens." The Lamma site offers the opportunity to do just that, and on a globally ...

  4. Carbon duties no answer to China's CO2 emissions

    Posted Nov 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... an agreement, the prospect of another failure in Durban is prompting calls for developed economies to act unilaterally, reducing their own greenhouse gas emissions while imposing carbon duties ... to developed economies setting limits on theirs, lest they set an awkward precedent. The supporters of carbon duties argue that Beijing's refusal to limit its emissions gives Chinese companies ...

  5. Courts have duty to monitor projects

    Posted Oct 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... understand the issues and had been persuaded by other people to go ahead. But the courts have a duty to ensure the government is operating lawfully and there was clearly sufficient merit in the case ...

  6. Government has duty to protect Hoi Ha Wan Marine Park

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

    ... has a duty to provide the park with the protection it requires. In defining that area of protection, in the form of revisiting the Marine Park Ordinance and expanding the boundary, ...

  7. Stamping ground

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

    ... Ocean Park chairman Allan Zeman hosts Postmaster General Tam Wing-pong at the launch of a series of jellyfish stamps. They depict six species and are available from today. Hongkong Post was also 'appointed' by the park's two giant pandas, Ying Ying and Le Le, to produce stamps to raise money to rebuild panda habitats damaged in the Sichuan quake. ...

  8. Government has duty to act on air quality

    Posted Jun 30th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and to live in a healthier environment. The government has a duty not only to listen, but to act. ...

  9. import ban on island stamps

    Posted Apr 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Khang Hyun-sung Pyongyang has criticised Seoul for banning imports of North Korean stamps that feature a set of disputed islands claimed by South Korea and Japan. In a report carried ... to co-operation between the two Koreas. The North Korean stamps, depicting the string of rocky islets known as Tokdo (in Korean) and Takeshima (in Japanese), underline the territory is part of the Korean ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    How much land do we have?

    Posted Nov 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Bernard Chan

    ... A suggestion to use space allocated for a stadium at Kai Tak, which would yield thousands of homes, met fierce opposition from sports-related interests. The recent increase in stamp duties ...




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