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  1. News - World

    Libya's parliament backs free vote for president to help unite rival militias

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 01:20am by Reuters

    ... voted overwhelmingly for the new president to be directly elected by the Libyan people as it seeks to put the country back on track towards democracy, three years after Muammar Gaddafi ... and to refrain from the use of force to resolve political differences," the mission said in a statement. On one side are former rebels from the western town of Zintan and their anti-Islamist Qaaqaa ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1572483/libyas-parliament-backs-free-vote-president-help-unite-rival-militias
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Why New Territories new-towns plan makes a lot of sense

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 04:03am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com New-towns plan makes a lot of sense Amid all the fire and brimstone in and outside of the legislature over initial funding for two proposed New Territories towns ... new towns in the north so long as they don't turn into another Tin Shui Wai; or become de facto satellites for mainlanders. The plan, revised twice already since 2008, will house 174,900 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1543184/why-new-territories-new-towns-plan-makes-lot-sense
  3. Unite Students provides 'home for success'

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 12:39pm by Reports by Mia Daughenbaugh and David Bell

    ... for students. Unite Students, Britain's largest developer and operator of student accommodation, works with higher education providers to provide a home for students from all over the world who ... or employability," says Mark Allan, CEO of Unite Students. "Location is the most critical. All our properties are close to university campuses and local amenities and we provide a straightforward ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1533892/unite-students-provides-home-success
  4. Magazines - Post Magazine

    It's a small world: the Kingdom of the Little People

    Posted May 17th 2014, 11:06pm by RED DOOR NEWS

    ... Simon Parry The Kingdom of the Little People stands accused of exploiting its workers, many of whom the Yunnan theme park has given an income and independence that were denied them ... everyone is Happy and no one ever seems to get Grumpy. It might sound like a land of make-believe or a scene from the movie Shrek, but that is the fantasy being sold by the Kingdom of the Little ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1512558/its-small-world-kingdom-little-people
  5. Right balance needed in protecting countryside

    Posted Nov 12th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and 'to step up our ecological conservation efforts' by declaring our 24th country park on Lantau Island. In practice, however, there remains much to be done to achieve a balance between conservation and development. The Town Planning Board is to consider appealing after the High Court overruled its decision to include land zoned agricultural surrounding University of Science ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/615258/right-balance-needed-protecting-countryside
  6. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai army detains Yingluck, bans 155 key figures from leaving country

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 10:39am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... televisions and radios blared patriotic music punctuated by official statements from a stern-faced military spokesman. Countries including the United States, Japan and Australia expressed concern ... Agence France-Presse in Bangkok and Shirley Zhao Yingluck Shinawatra and 155 key figures ordered to stay in kingdom as military says it will return power to people if calm situation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1518497/bangkok-quiet-thai-army-chief-summons-ousted-pm-after-world-condemns-coup
  7. SYRIA

    UN names envoy for Syria chemical weapons

    Posted Oct 14th 2013, 04:31pm by Agence France-Presse in United Nations

    ... Agence France-Presse in United Nations UN assistant secretary-general Sigrid Kaag to lead the UN’s joint mission with chemical weapons watchdog The head of the United Nations on Sunday ... a team of 60 experts and support staff in Syria since October 1, destroying Syria’s production facilities while the country’s civil war rages on. Kaag, a UN assistant secretary-general working ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1331498/un-names-envoy-syria-chemical-weapons
  8. A colonial legacy this city rightly cherishes

    Posted Aug 30th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... If there is a colonial legacy that has been absolutely positive, it is the network of country parks that now cover 38 per cent of Hong Kong's land mass. Without them, the city, ... concrete jungle, the government, with widespread public support, has, over three decades, maintained 23 country parks against the encroachment of rapid urbanisation, property development ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/606048/colonial-legacy-city-rightly-cherishes
  9. News - World

    United Kingdom government announces share plan for parental leave

    Posted Nov 29th 2013, 08:44pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London UK announces share plan for parental leave Britain yesterday announced final details of a plan enabling couples to share parental leave after the birth ... plans, due to come into effect in April 2015, parents will be able to share the remaining 50 weeks of leave and pay immediately after the birth. "Women deserve the right to pursue ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1368808/united-kingdom-government-announces-share-plan-parental-leave
  10. 'Use idle sites to ease land shortage'

    Posted Mar 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... brownfield is an important concept in land development in the United States and the United Kingdom, our government doesn't keep the data and often mixes up brownfield sites with abandoned ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/994890/use-idle-sites-ease-land-shortage

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