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  1. letters

    Posted Sep 15th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... important. The government should address this issue immediately. Chow Ying-king, Kit Sam Lam Bing Yim Secondary School Discarding food is unacceptable Food waste is piling up faster all the time, ... students think the quality and the taste of the food are the main reasons why so much food is being wasted. But, even if the food really is bad, what they are doing is still unacceptable. Students ...

  2. Should users pay for the cost of treating e-waste such as computers and electrical appliances?

    Posted Feb 10th 2010, 12:00am by Alvin Yuen, Marvin Chung

    ... e-waste goes to landfills. Electronic components contain heavy metals like cadmium and lead. When they leak into soil or water, they pose a huge threat to the environment and people's health. ... Marvin Chung, Alvin Yuen Marvin Chung, 17 Wah Yan College Electronic waste, or e-waste, has become a serious problem. Computers and electrical appliances might mean convenience, ...

  3. 'We can't contain our anger any longer'

    Posted Jun 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... treats us [as] less than human beings. The male managers walk into female toilets any time they please; we can't contain our anger any more.' 'We are always being scolded randomly ...

  4. Thailand's class war has been contained, for now

    Posted Apr 17th 2009, 12:00am by Gwynne Dyer

    ... Gwynne Dyer Thailand's prime minister, Abhisit Vejjajiva, was humiliated last weekend when red-shirted protesters overran the summit of Asian leaders he was hosting, but now he is back in control. The 'reds' have been driven off the streets ...

  5. Publicly funded waste venture struggles

    Posted Mar 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... funds to run a plastic-waste-processing centre at the Eco Park in Tuen Mun is anything to go by. The Yan Oi Tong charity is receiving HK$10 million over three years to run its recycling service and also benefits from a 5,000 square metre site, handed to it free along with all the necessary equipment. But last year it recycled just 1,090 tonnes of waste plastic- well below its target ...

  6. Resource we can't afford to waste

    Posted Jul 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... down their overall results and limit their opportunities for advancement in their education or career. Otherwise they are at serious risk of becoming a wasted human resource that we can ill ...

  7. An inspiring recipe to reduce waste

    Posted May 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... was founded by a young person, Kelvin Cheung Ling-hon, who creates yummy dishes from discarded fruit and veg. According to a report by recycling group Waste & Resources Action Programme, shops in Britain waste 1.4 million tonnes of fresh food each year. That's enough to feed more than 17 million hungry mouths. FoodCycle has helped poor people by using products dumped by stores. ...

  8. People our most precious asset; let's not waste them

    Posted Dec 17th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the right background to guide the KCRC towards its merger with the MTR Corporation. It would have been a waste not to have taken advantage of it. Contrast that with the Civil Service Bureau's ... employers in introducing a five-day week for a better work-life balance, it can do so again by revising upwards the retirement age to end the built-in obsolescence that wastes our most precious ...

  9. letters

    Posted Oct 12th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and help for the disabled, adding to their daily burden. For example, people confined to wheelchairs waste a lot of time trying to find restaurants with suitable access. Public transport is also ... to develop more nuclear power stations, it needs to make sure it has a highly trained workforce to ensure safety and security, especially for handling radioactive waste. The mainland may need ...

  10. Deaf designer won't waste talents

    Posted Aug 10th 2007, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... 'I will not waste my talents. I always want to learn more about design,' said Ms Chan, who also likes surfing flash websites and reading about design. Ms Chan has shared her expertise ...




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