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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong's water resources going down the drain

    Posted Jul 26th 2013, 12:00am by SU LIU

    ... Su Liu Su Liu says the government must raise conservation awareness and take measures to minimise waste of the city's precious water resources Down the drain The Environment Bureau ... resources after use and become a more sustainable society. However, the blueprint does not include the most critical and recyclable resource of all- our limited water resources. According to a Water ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Bickering nations could develop resources together

    Posted May 15th 2014, 03:55am by SCMP Editorial

    ... measures to safeguard resources; its moving its most advanced oil rig to waters near the Paracel Islands on May 1 led to clashes between accompanying vessels and a flotilla of Vietnamese boats. ... SCMP Editorial Bickering nations could join forces South China Sea waters have become worryingly choppy, with Vietnam and the Philippines confronting China over alleged maritime ...

  3. Comment - Letters

    Harcourt Road water pumping station relocation complies with heritage impact assessment

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 03:40am by LETTERS

    ... with the project for relocating Harcourt Road water pumping station. Since the announcement of the new heritage conservation policy in the chief executive's policy address in 2007, the government has ... their operations will affect any heritage sites. The project for relocating the Harcourt Road water pumping station has followed strictly in accordance with this mechanism and the assessment has identified ...

  4. Business - Comment - MONEY MATTERS

    Silence over China Resources Power scandal shows directors in bad light

    Posted Jun 28th 2014, 01:04am by Shirley Yam

    ... in bad light What have the independent directors of China Resources Power Holdings been doing these days? In July last year, a journalist from the mainland's state media alleged Song Lin, the chairman of parent company China Resources Group, had been bribed to get the power producer to overpay for a coal mine. The company denied it had overpaid for the mine but conceded ...

  5. Comment - Letters

    What's being said on facebook.com/southchinamorningpost

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 04:01am by LETTERS

    ... On claims by officials that as the water in the harbour is clean enough, HK does not need to go ahead with a HK$30 billion waste-water scheme: Andrea Pisani- What is the meaning of "clean enough"? Ask environment officials to have a swim in the harbour and see if they dare to! Carol Watkins- Clean enough? I want to see the officials drink a glass of that water. Darlene ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    In South America, Xi eases the way for bilateral trade

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 04:57pm by kamilia Lahrichi

    ... of the country", connects 13 of 23 provinces as well as the port of Buenos Aires. It transports cement, coal, metals, wood, sugar, grains, water and wine. Argentina is an important supplier of agricultural products to China: it was Beijing's principal provider of soya bean oil and peanut oil last year. Argentina has abundant natural resources and is the world's third-largest producer ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong must focus on saving water, to help save lives

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 04:34am by MAYLING CHAN

    ... but how we can stop using so much of our freshwater resources. Judging by the way we let it run down the drain, saving water is not a big concern for most Hongkongers. Our annual per capita water ... in setting up the Water Resources Education Centre on Sai Yee Street in busy Mong Kok. Students and members of community centres and non-governmental organisations can learn a lot there. When ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Clean-up of Victoria Harbour is far from over

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 03:08am by SCMP Editorial

    ... there is also will. A quarter of a century ago, its waters were hazardous to health; now, in some places, it is safe to swim. Those achievements should not be allowed to falter through unnecessarily delaying schemes or baulking at reasonable costs. Environment officials believe that water quality has improved so much that there is no need for now to go ahead with an upgrade of the centralised ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong cannot afford the false luxury of wasting water

    Posted Jan 24th 2014, 03:15am by SU LIU

    ... Su Liu Su Liu calls for holistic management of Hong Kong's water resources, which means officials must do more to capture and recycle wastage A closed loop In his policy address last ... say about a sustainable water policy for sustained economic growth? Almost nothing. The "total water management" strategy launched in 2008 governs Hong Kong's water resources ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China's deadly water problem

    Posted Mar 26th 2013, 12:00am by MATTHEW GARLAND

    ... Matthew Garland Matthew Garland says the dead pigs found floating in a Shanghai river are only the tip of China's massive water problem, which the government is already desperate ... waited five days to report the spill, forcing neighbouring Handan city to temporarily cut off drinking water to a million people. These recent episodes are but the latest in a long list ...




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