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  1. Only renewable energy can meet our future needs

    Posted Mar 31st 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... world has an obligation to fund undeveloped nations so they can take concrete action. Developed nations are obliged to assist developing countries, while themselves adapting to cutting ...

  2. Japanese eateries plan to cut prices

    Posted Mar 30th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is,' he said. They would also state clearly on the menu where the ingredients came from. Traces of radiation linked to the nuclear plant have been found in rainwater in the United States ...

  3. Lofty goals fuel demand for teachers

    Posted Mar 26th 2011, 12:00am by John Brennan

    ... divisions of HKIS cater for students between the ages of four and 18 years old. While most of HKIS's 250 teachers come from the United States, the rest are a similar mix of nationalities ... from the United Arab Emirates, United States, Vietnam, Singapore, Poland, Tanzania, Germany and Egypt, among others,' says Ada Yeung, ESF's human resources spokeswoman. Halcrow says ...

  4. Proud coach tells world: Japan is coming back

    Posted Mar 26th 2011, 12:00am by James Porteous

    ... James Porteous The biggest cheers of the night greeted Japan's tries against the United States, but their valiant effort was not enough to provide the neutrals with the fairy-tale win they longed for. Exactly two weeks after the earthquake hit, and with doubts whether they would even be able to take part, Japan were backed to the hilt by a fantastic opening night crowd. They twice ...

  5. A brave face, but climate talks look doomed

    Posted Mar 26th 2011, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... avoided at Cancun. Major players in the talks such as China and several other large developing nations have upped the ante by urging that a global deal on tackling climate change be cut in Durban, ... of a success because virtually no major progress was achieved on the issues separating the developing nations from the developed ones. 'But the talks will have to proceed despite setbacks ...

  6. Letters

    Posted Mar 26th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... confirmed that the Central Policy Unit, the government's advisory body, asked Chinese University's Centre for Communication Research to conduct a survey in response to the crisis ... The passing of Liz Taylor brings back memories of her impact as a movie star, so unforgettable since my salad days. The little 'Miss Sunshine' in the Lassie films and National Velvet, ...

  7. Letters

    Posted Mar 25th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... take over many charming places in different parts of Sai Kung and build luxury residential units. They were designed for well-heeled citizens, who used them as weekend retreats. Quite a few ... Southern Lamma is still one of the rare untouched parts of Hong Kong. It would be wrong to create another playground of 700 units for those who are only seeking another toy, a toy they will discard ...

  8. High social cost of buying cheap clothes

    Posted Mar 23rd 2011, 12:00am by Lisa Genasci

    ... in China' tag. Last year, the European Union purchased 22 per cent of all textile and clothing exports from China, according to the China National Textile and Apparel Council, while 41 per cent ... and copper) in 17 out of 21 water and sediment samples taken from Xintang and Gurao. In one sample, cadmium exceeded China's national limits by 128 times. Xintang produces over 260 million pairs ...

  9. Nuclear energy isn't worth the risk

    Posted Mar 22nd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to have died of cancer as a result of exposure to radiation. That is a terrifying thought. Now let us think about this. The United States Environmental Protection Agency says every year 17,000 ...

  10. No turning back in China's drive for clean energy

    Posted Mar 20th 2011, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng State-owned China National Nuclear Corp signed an accord last November with France's Areva, a big provider of nuclear technology, that is key to Beijing's plans ... is an industry standards certifier. Among them, he said, are 'the price of oil, national demands for energy security and societal demands for carbon-alternate fuels to mitigate the effects of global ...




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