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  1. Wang is driving force behind firm's success

    Posted Nov 25th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Engineers priming themselves for leadership roles can take heart from the story of Wang Jianzhou, the China Mobile chief who last night was named Director of the Year. Wang, who has more ... services cover 237 countries, and its GPRS roaming service covers 179 countries. Wang is a professor-level senior engineer with extensive specialised industry knowledge. Armed with a master's ...

  2. Letters

    Posted Dec 07th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... enough to avoid disasters. Vera Fan, Tsuen Wan Deaf ears in statue stand-off It is astonishing that, after six months, those at the Chinese University still cannot reach a consensus as regards ...

  3. Water purification idea wins top prize

    Posted Oct 12th 2010, 12:00am by Chris Huang

    ... and attract venture-capital funding. Many students incorporated green ideas into their projects. Wang Pengyun of Team Hanchao said their idea solved the problem of water eutrophication. Eutrophication ... The team used microbes to break down the plants and purify the water, Wang said. 'We made use of the relationship between plants and microbes to solve the problem. Plants form a habitat ...

  4. Happiness an elusive goal for richest province

    Posted Jan 29th 2011, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Fiona Tam After three decades of astonishing, double-digit economic growth, Guangdong party boss Wang Yang finally says it's time for people in the province- many struggling with high inflation, exorbitant taxes and unaffordable homes- to feel 'happy'. 'What does happiness mean? I've just searched it online and found 30 million results,' Wang told ...

  5. Minister warns of worsening water crisis

    Posted Jan 08th 2004, 12:00am by Ray Cheung

    ... to reduce consumption and raise efficiency, Wang Shucheng warned that water shortages would pose the biggest challenge to the central government's quest to develop an affluent society in 20 years. Mr Wang made the remarks at a meeting of the country's water resources officials in Zhengzhou, Henan province, yesterday, China News Service reported. His statements come ...

  6. Net hums with anger at huge cost of Games

    Posted Oct 15th 2010, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... the Asian Games,' Wan said. Wang Zechu, an adviser to the Guangdong provincial government, said: 'I do not know whether it is the most expensive Asian Games ever, but it looks that its expenditure is very close to the budgets for the London Olympic Games.' Official figures put the budget for the 2012 Olympics at about GBP9 billion (HK$112 billion). Wang said public anger ...

  7. Quotes of the Week

    Posted Nov 06th 2010, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... as beret and a felt hat, but only to those willing to wear a cap. I don't think China will consider it until 2030 Professor Wang Zheng, climate change policy specialist at the Chinese Academy ...

  8. Growth at what cost?

    Posted Jan 09th 2011, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... been deteriorating, as almost all major green indicators are worsening,' said Professor Wang Canfa, an environmental expert at the China University of Political Science and Law in Beijing. 'But such efforts in environmental recovery are far from enough to curb fresh damage to ecological systems.' Wang Yongchen, a Beijing-based environmentalist, said the findings ...

  9. Still-grieving mothers have trouble conceiving

    Posted Feb 17th 2010, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... only 61 have given birth and 13 are pregnant, including some into their 40s and one aged 48, said clinic director Wang Fang. Grieving women have difficulty conceiving and their rate of miscarriages is much higher than normal, Wang said. Doctors have attributed most miscarriages to post-quake stress and trauma, but they identified other possible reasons, as well, such as harsher ...

  10. Pollution may have peaked, top official says

    Posted Feb 10th 2010, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... minister Wang Yuqing, who was in charge of the census, said emissions of acid-rain-causing sulphur dioxide and chemical oxygen demand, a key measure of water pollution, had peaked due ... on a selected number of pollutants and it's hard to predict about other pollutants [that are not covered by the census],' Wang said. Analysts said Zhang's assessment was not in line ...




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