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  1. News - World - ITALY

    Final voyage of the Costa Concordia: ship to be broken up and its parts recycled

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 04:32am by AFP

    ... under the strain, spilling waste into Europe's biggest marine sanctuary, proved unfounded; dolphins joined the convoy of environmental experts in welcoming the ship into Genoa. Environment ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    All Hong Kong must get behind plans for incinerator and landfill extensions

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 09:12pm by RICHARD VUYLSTEKE

    ... and address the concerns of local people living close to the three landfills. It has proposed enhanced landfill management and containment, improvements to waste transportation and odour reduction, ... blueprint for sustainable use of resources has called for co-ordinated action on waste prevention, reuse, recycling, recovery, treatment and landfills to resolve Hong Kong's escalating waste ...

  3. Sport - Hong Kong - LEFT FIELD ALVIN SALLAY

    Left Field: Pressure on Hong Kong team to bring home Asian Games gold

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 09:29pm by ALVIN SALLAY

    ... would have been a match-winning conversion to take place on the grounds of time-wasting. The only other whiff of a chance might come in cricket where Hong Kong have made waves this year ...

  4. News - China - SCIENCE

    Bacteria that 'eats' odour could bring end to smelly toilets in China

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:23am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com Researchers have found bacteria that feeds off human waste and eliminates odour, creating a possible solution to a persistent problem A natural bioweapon ... in the production of yogurt, cheese, beer and chocolate. Lactobacillus feeds on human waste, releasing lactic acid that eliminates the growth of most odour-making bacteria. The technology can be applied ...

  5. Container volumes up despite fears

    Posted May 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... or size, which have a smaller impact on container volumes.' Separately, British waste-paper exporters said slowing demand from China coupled with higher freight prices had dampened the market and could hurt container volumes from Europe to Asia. Waste paper accounted for 21 per cent of containerised shipments to Asia, according to EU figures, while 34 per cent of the waste paper ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: finite arts

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 11:10pm by Jason Wordie

    ... to society. While artisans were usually illiterate (or nearly so), their skills and expertise contained echoes of Chinese philosophical approaches to the world. In this regard, cloth tell-tales flag ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Hong Kong evidence crucial to first US e-waste conviction

    Posted Aug 28th 2013, 12:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com City handed over evidence about intercepted loads, leading to first success against recycler HK key to US e-waste conviction Hong Kong played a key role in the United States' first successful conviction in December of a recycling company for smuggling hazardous electronic waste, the environment watchdog says. The Environmental ...

  8. News - China - CHANGING FACES

    Catching mosquito larvae in the Qing River gives buzz of financial certainty

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 05:38am by MANDY ZUO

    ... with 150kg of sludge, which after sifting contains 2.5kg of insects. We usually enter the water around 4.30am and get out at 12pm. Two hours later the buyers arrive. How much can you make in a day? ...

  9. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Frantically seeking Gaza ceasefire, John Kerry mans the phones

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 10:28pm by AP

    ... consultations on how to contain the hostilities. "We have had a very difficult night," he told Israel's Army Radio. "I hope we can get through today all right." Israel has lost ...

  10. News - China - TAIWAN AIR CRASH

    International experts inspect Taiwan plane crash site for clues to cause

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 08:29pm by Agence France-Presse in Taipei

    ... to determine whether the plane had made impact with the trees. The information contained in the black boxes would give a clearer picture when it was released in the coming week, he added. Angry ...




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