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  1. Property - Hong Kong & China - PROPERTY SALES

    Hangzhou market’s green shoots need watering by further policy easing

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 10:34am by Langi Chiang

    ... Langi Chiang langi.chiang@scmp.com While there are tentative signs of a housing market recovery in Hangzhou, the city needs to further relax policies in the next few months to sustain the momentum, analysts said. The capital of prosperous Zhejiang provinc ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1583004/hangzhou-markets-green-shoots-need-watering-further-policy
  2. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Dental school to investigate months-long use of tainted water lines

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 05:55am by Olga Wong

    ... use of tainted water The faculty of dentistry at the University of Hong Kong has set up a taskforce to investigate an incident in which dental chairs whose attached water hoses became ... in which the dental hospital might have used "heavily contaminated" water to rinse patients' mouths from mid-February to mid-June. The independent hospital, which is run ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1582529/dental-school-investigate-months-long-use-tainted-water-lines
  3. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Ex-civil servant found guilty of scalding maid with boiling water

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 04:54pm by CHRIS LAU

    ... Chris Lau chris.lau@scmp.com Woman guilty of harming helper A former civil servant has been convicted of pouring scalding hot water over a Bangladeshi maid who suffered burns on her chest. ... as a result of a variety of ailments. But Judge Pang Chung-ping found that although pouring the cup of hot water onto Begum Raksona might have caused Au a moment of pain, that did not make the assault ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1583001/ex-civil-servant-found-guilty-burning-maid-scalding-hot-water
  4. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Prince Philip Dental Hospital used contaminated water, documents show

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 11:37pm by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com Dental training hospital used contaminated water Hong Kong's dental teaching hospital may have given patients "heavily contaminated" water ... by the University of Hong Kong and popular for its low-cost treatment, showed one of its five clinics had been tainted with bacteria. It used the fouled water for four months this year, until it found ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580724/prince-philip-dental-hospital-used-contaminated-water-documents-show
  5. News - China - INFRASTRUCTURE

    South-North Water Diversion project not cause of Hubei and Henan droughts, say officials

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 01:32pm by Mandy Zuo mandy.zuo@scmp.com

    ... Mandy Zuo mandy.zuo@scmp.com Driest summer since 1961 is to blame, not project's central canal, which has yet to start full operations sending water to arid north, says Yangtse River Water Resources Commission. Water authorities have denied media reports earlier this month that the mainland’s mammoth South-North Water Diversion project is to blame for unusual droughts ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1580527/south-north-water-diversion-project-not-cause-hubei-and-henan-droughts
  6. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Karachi's thirst for water unquenched

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 03:59am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Karachi A surging population, an ageing supply system and drought has left Pakistan's biggest city facing a water shortage that's only getting worse Karachi's thirst for water unquenched On the outskirts of the slums of Pakistan's biggest city, protesters burning tyres and throwing stones have what sounds like a simple demand: they want ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1580399/karachis-thirst-water-unquenched
  7. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Troubled waters: huge Poyang Lake dam 'back on the agenda'

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 04:37am by Li Jing

    ... Li Jing jing.li@scmp.com Government's top planning body said to be discussing scheme at Poyang Lake that has been widely condemned by environmentalists Troubled waters: huge dam ... an official at the province's water bureau. The outcome of the meeting is not known. Environmentalists say the dam in Jiangxi province would destroy the natural ecosystem in the area, which ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1580458/troubled-waters-huge-poyang-lake-dam-back-agenda
  8. Business - Money

    Chart of the day: The real cost of water scarcity

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 01:06am by NICK EDWARDS

    ... Chart of the day: The real cost of water scarcity Mainland water is widely regarded as an underpriced asset, given the huge demand and its relative scarcity. The mainland has about 7 per cent of the world's water yet uses about 16 per cent of it- a trend that is only likely to increase. Polluted water creates an additional stress on the system. The increase in polluted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/markets-investing/article/1579493/chart-day-real-cost-water-scarcity
  9. News - Hong Kong

    HKUST scientists invent new water purification system on trial in Shenzhen

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 04:44am by MICHELLE TOH

    ... Michelle Toh michelle.toh@scmp.com HKUST invents new system to purify water Local researchers have teamed up with a private electroplating firm in Shenzhen to test out a filtering ... of a material known as zero-valent iron to remove metals that can cause disease. "After wastewater treatment, if the water meets a discharged standard, it can be sent to the river," said Lo, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1577879/hkust-scientists-invent-new-water-purification-system-trial-shenzhen
  10. FUNDRAISING

    Mainland business moguls, celebrities catch 'ice-water fever' at the weekend

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 04:04pm by LAURA ZHOU; PATRICK BOEHLER

    ... ice water was dumped on their heads to raise money for research on ALS, a disease of the nervous system that leads to paralysis and popularly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. Videos ... OnePlus, shared what he called “China’s first ice bucket challenge” on Sunday. He called on three household names in the domestic information technology industry to either pour the ice water over ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1576055/mainland-business-moguls-celebrities-catch-ice-water-fever-weekend

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