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  1. Antarctica seen as vital source of future resources

    Posted Oct 21st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... types of natural resources, including iron deposits so large they could satisfy the world's demand for 200 years. 'Even the water- totally uncontaminated and enough for 7,000 years ... point, an area known as Dome A. Scientists would also install full-sized seismic survey devices for the first time, which would analyse subterranean structures and aid in mapping such resources ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/612298/antarctica-seen-vital-source-future-resources
  2. Guangdong waters still filthy

    Posted Mar 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... of water resources because it was still common for people to dump domestic waste water into rainwater drains. Guangdong was hit by an outbreak of lead poisoning last month, with 96 children ... that 11.8 per cent of the water in Guangdong's estuaries was classified as 'worse than class five'- equivalent to 'severely polluted'. 'The estuaries of the Shenzhen ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/996334/guangdong-waters-still-filthy
  3. Land of wood and water

    Posted Aug 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of wood and water' and 'the land of springs'. It is the home of reggae, ska, mento and rocksteady music. The island's history When Christopher Columbus, the European explorer ... sunshine and the country's natural resources; green means hope and the nation's dependence on agriculture. A colourful parade is held in the capital, Kingston, on Independence Day. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1014176/land-wood-and-water
  4. On shaky ground in disputed waters

    Posted Aug 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Greg Torode

    ... talks to demarcate the so-called Mouth of the Gulf of Tonkin also confirmed that Hanoi is still pushing Beijing over the resource-rich Paracels, known as the Xisha Islands in Chinese and Hoang ... said. 'In the spirit that solution of easier issues will take priority over that of more difficult issues... the two sides will focus on discussing the waters off the bay mouth ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1008308/shaky-ground-disputed-waters
  5. Plan to tap west's water is stuck in mud

    Posted May 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... River and arid northwestern and northern provinces and municipalities. His proposal has been largely ignored by the country's water resources authorities, who have favoured the south-north ... Resources Minister Wang Shucheng, a staunch supporter of the South-North Water Diversion Project. Mr Guo said Mr Wang's ministry had bought about 100 copies of the book, but much to his ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/547281/plan-tap-wests-water-stuck-mud
  6. On patrol in disputed waters without a bullet in sight

    Posted May 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Andrew Salmon

    ... nationalism, fishing rights and potential oil and gas resources fuel a range of island disputes. Japan, Taiwan and China all claim the Senkaku/Diaoyu islands south of Okinawa. Russia and Japan dispute ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/498934/patrol-disputed-waters-without-bullet-sight
  7. Dammed if you do, damned if you don't

    Posted Apr 19th 2007, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... As rivers run dry, concern over hydroelectric projects is growing, reports Shi Jiangtao A top water resources official said proposals for controversial hydropower projects should be shelved to allay public concern, but added his support for damming the Nu River in Yunnan, which is home to a world heritage site. The remarks by Minister of Water Resources Wang Shucheng ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/589554/dammed-if-you-do-damned-if-you-dont
  8. A great port character sails into the sunset

    Posted Apr 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Greg Torode The port of Hong Kong is about to lose one of its great characters. After four decades ministering to the welfare and spiritual needs of seafarers, Mission to Seafarers chaplain Reverend Peter Ellis (pictured) is retiring next month from the M ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/965331/great-port-character-sails-sunset
  9. Fuzzy figures keep everyone guessing about extent of shortage

    Posted Jun 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao Although official statistics show the extent of the water shortage, contradictions in those figures are too confusing even for water resources authorities. The water level ... resources- quoted by the 21st Century Business Herald last year- said it was predicted that the capital would be short of 794 million tonnes of water by the end of last year, with the shortage ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/551297/fuzzy-figures-keep-everyone-guessing-about-extent-shortage
  10. Country Name Puzzle

    Posted Jul 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... AFGHANISTAN ALBANIA ALGERIA ANDORRA ANGOLA ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA ARGENTINA ARMENIA AUSTRALIA AUSTRIA AZERBAIJAN BAHAMAS BAHRAIN BANGLADESH BARBADOS BELARUS BELGIUM BELIZE BENIN BHUTAN BOLIVIA BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA BOTSWANA BRAZIL BRUNEI BULGARIA BURKINA FA ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1006324/country-name-puzzle

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