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  1. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Green activists spend 100,000 yuan on NY Times ad aimed at Xi's environmental policy

    Posted Dec 07th 2012, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao in Beijing jiangtao.shi@scmp.com Mainland pair use New York Times to call on new leaders to fight pollution and warming Activists spend 100,000 yuan on ad aimed at Xi Two grass-roots environmental activists have run an advertisement in The New York Times calling on China's new leaders, including Communist Party chief Xi Jinping, to honour Beijing's ...

  2. Bloomberg left big carbon footprint

    Posted Jun 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... been caught not practising what he preaches. A 2007 New York Times investigation found that, despite his frequent claims he took the subway to work every day, an SUV drove him 22 blocks, past ... Chris Ip chris.ip@scmp.com In November, New York mayor and public transport devotee Michael Bloomberg (pictured) touched down in Hong Kong to chair a meeting of the climate change network ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    The rise of the tourist hordes

    Posted Apr 26th 2013, 12:00am by ELIZABETH BECKER

    ... safeguards to protect what's loved by all. Elizabeth Becker is a former New York Times correspondent. Reprinted with permission from YaleGlobal Online. http://yaleglobal.yale.edu ... was a natural to earn China much-needed foreign cash- he predicted US$10 billion a year by the new millennium, and China reached that goal in 1996. He viewed tourism as an effective way to flip negative ...

  4. Lifestyle

    Easy does it: A look inside Beijing Design Week

    Posted Sep 28th 2012, 12:00am by Annie Gotterson

    ... exhibitions and installations- will be "Design City, Smart City". The New York Times Beijing Design Forum 2012, which will be held tomorrow, will feature an all-day discussion about building ... and Columbus Circle in New York to include bicycle lanes. Even though road space was taken away from cars, she says, travel time for motorists decreased because the traffic is now better organised. ...

  5. Plastic: A Toxic Love Story

    Posted Apr 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The New York Times called 'an eighth continent'. Freinkel fascinatingly observes the vortex's overlooked luminous beauty but underlines the harm it inflicts. Every creature, from ... such as Lam can easily outbid their Western rivals, according to Freinkel, who has written for The New York Times and the Smithsonian, among other outlets. She is also responsible for another ...

  6. Comment - Blogs

    China burning as much coal as rest of world combined

    Posted Jan 30th 2013, 07:40am by John Kennedy

    ... friends living together in a Shanghai loft, and will debut on leading Chinese VOD sites Youku, iQiyi and SINA next month. New York Times--  Re-education Revisited   Regardless of which route ... authorities have turned to the nascent municipal bond market to raise new debt. China Digital Times--  Supporters Fight Execution of Domestic Violence Survivor  Human rights researcher Joshua ...

  7. Stink of Guangzhou garbage plan refuses to go away

    Posted Jul 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... years, The New York Times has reported. But Guangzhou residents are also entitled to open and thorough hearings and reviews before the government makes decisions on incinerators. Independent ...

  8. News - World - CANADA

    Toronto's skyscrapers 'death trap for birds'

    Posted Oct 29th 2012, 12:00am by The New York Times in Toronto

    ... The New York Times in Toronto Up to 9 million die every year in collisions with the gleaming towers, but the city is now leading North America in tackling the problem Toronto's glass ... to addressing the problem. After years of conducting rescue and recovery missions and prodding the city to include bird safety in its design code for new buildings, Flap has recently begun using ...

  9. Space agency looks to capture sun's power

    Posted Sep 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... three-fifths of total capacity, a report in The New York Times said yesterday. Economies of scale, low wages and technological advances have enabled Chinese companies to make solar panels cheaply, firing up mainland space scientists' ambitions. Professor Wang Xiji, a key drafter of the proposal, wrote an article in the Ministry of Science and Technology newspaper Science Times saying ...

  10. Chinese food is still on the menu, British say

    Posted Feb 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Melanie Ho

    ... and disciplines will be absent, including the sailing team, which will be based at the event site in Qingdao and the equestrian team, which will be in Hong Kong. A report earlier this month in The New York Times said that the Americans would ship food and 11,000kg of meat to China, a decision which displeased mainland organisers. But Cotton said that as far as the British are concerned, ...




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