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  1. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    1,200 coal-fired power plants planned

    Posted Nov 22nd 2012, 12:00am by The Guardian in London

    ... The Guardian in London Climate fear as coal-fired power surges More than 1,000 coal-fired power plants are being planned worldwide, research has revealed. The huge planned expansion comes despite warnings from politicians and scientists that the planet's fast-rising carbon emissions must peak within a few years if runaway climate change is to be avoided, and that fossil fuel ...

  2. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - CULTURE

    China art auctioneer debuts in Hong Kong market

    Posted Oct 07th 2012, 03:37pm by Reuters in Hong Kong

    ... in a trend that could bring more competition for global firms. China Guardian’s sale of Chinese art and classical furniture follows its rise as the world’s third largest auction house on the crest of China’s art market boom, with sales of US$1.77 billion last year. “We want to win over more overseas market and buyers,” said Wang Yannan, the president of China Guardian and the well-connected ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - ART

    Sotheby’s autumn sales in Hong Kong drop as China economy slows

    Posted Oct 10th 2012, 10:19am by Reuters in Hong Kong

    ... at the Pavilion that each sold for HK$23 million. New Hong Kong auction debutante China Guardian, now ranked among the world’s top four auction firms is shaking up the landscape in older Chinese ... in a Beijing sale. At Guardian’s debut Hong Kong auction on Sunday, a landscape series by Chinese ink painting master Qi Baishi, Album of Mountains and Rivers, 1922 sold for HK$46 million, helping ...

  4. Comment - Blogs

    Digest: Is Twitter a "media", or just a platform for media?

    Posted Sep 24th 2012, 07:53pm by Ivan Zhai

    ... against j-school | Poynter  -- The Guardian’s future: Unguarded | The Economist  -- Google News at 10: How the Algorithm Won Over the News Industry- Megan Garber- The Atlantic ...

  5. Magazines - Style

    Alexa Lam: 'If you sense there is discrimination, just ride over it', says stock market guardian

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 12:00am by Jane Moir

    ... Josephine Bond Confidence and hard work are the most important attributes for women to succeed in their careers, writes Josephine Bond Alexa Lam Alexa Lam knows better than most that life is a series of highs and lows. For 14 years, she has navigated thro ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    China Guardian Auctions plans first sale in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 06th 2012, 12:00am by Kevin Kwong

    ... paintings and calligraphy, as well as classical Chinese furniture from the Ming and Qing dynasties. China Guardian Auctions yesterday announced it would hold a two-session sale on October ... and president of China Guardian Auctions Wang Yannan said the company- whose sales in 2011 totalled 11.2 billion yuan- was looking to expand and Hong Kong was the most logical place to go first. ...

  7. A guardian angel for youngsters without hope

    Posted Jul 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Thomas Chan thomas.chan@scmp.com Many nights Lyn Gould lies wide awake, staring at the ceiling and wondering if setting up a palliative care centre in China was 'the most stupid thing' she has ever done. 'I would think: 'It's too ...

  8. HK can stop mainland mums, basic law guardians say

    Posted Mar 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tanna Chong, Emily Tsang and Colleen Lee Mainland legal experts known as the 'Basic Law guardians' told Hong Kong delegates the influx of mainland women giving birth in the city ... stating that at least one parent has to be a Hong Kong resident. 'The 'guardians' think the Hong Kong government should seek to rectify the discrepancy between the NPC's ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - AUCTIONS

    Auctions consolidate HK's status as art powerhouse

    Posted Oct 08th 2012, 12:00am by NG KANG-CHUNG, JOLIE HO

    ... yesterday with record prices and frantic bidding at two sales. In its debut sale in the city, China Guardian, a major mainland auction house, performed beyond expectations, reaping HK$354 million, ... in Singapore, and for any Southeast Asian paintings at auction. China Guardian's sale of about 300 fine Chinese paintings and calligraphy was held at the Mandarin Oriental hotel in Central. ...

  10. News - World - SAUDI ARABIA

    Saudi Arabia starts expelling Nigerian women

    Posted Sep 29th 2012, 12:26pm by Associated Press in Riyadh

    ... Associated Press in Riyadh Saudi Arabia on Friday began expelling over a thousand Nigerian women on religious pilgrimage to the country because they had arrived without male guardians ... a longstanding law by travelling without an immediate male relative, adding that females of all nationalities under the age of 45 must have a male guardian during the Hajj pilgrimage. “This is a rule ...




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