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  1. Letters

    Posted Nov 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... are running out of natural resources. Competition in some regions for clean water has caused conflict, with fears that it might one day lead to a third world war. We also face a future with shortages ... gathers pace. We all need to be more environmentally aware and stop wasting precious resources such as water and electricity. We can still prevent a major disaster but time is running out. Shirley ...

  2. Overcharging is just one problem with taxi drivers

    Posted Mar 20th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... amounts of seawater into drinking water. This is because their fresh water resources are under increasing pressure from over-exploitation and pollution. It is also because the technology used ... more potential energy per square metre than wind, due to the density of the water. The mechanical energy created from waves can be used to make not only electricity, but also desalinated water ...

  3. Centre provides clear view of life inHong Kong waters

    Posted Jan 29th 2008, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... called Transparency which allows visitors to view the marine life in Hong Kong waters without getting wet. The boat trip lasts about an hour. Transparency can accommodate up to 40 passengers ... and encouraging public participation, it is hoped that Hong Kong's precious marine resources can be better protected for the enjoyment of future generations. At the opening ceremony, Brian Stevenson, ...

  4. At the forefront of change

    Posted Nov 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... R&D Energy Research Centre, cites their recent invention of a system combining air conditioning and water-heating to illustrate how energy conservation is possible in a crowded subtropical Asian environment. Air conditioners and water heaters are combined into one device that recycles the hot air spewed from air conditioners to heat up water. 'Air conditioning accounts ...

  5. Talkback

    Posted Nov 15th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... easy to save water. If people reduce the amount of water they use they will have a smaller water bill and in the long term they will be helping to save this precious resource for future ... What can be done to save water? Everyone has a role to play in the effort to save water. Governments, firms, institutions, households and individuals should all get involved. ...

  6. Outrage over artists' 'false impressions'

    Posted Apr 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The hoardings- between the IFC and the Central ferry piers- show sprawling green fields rolling down to sparkling blue waters and majestic trees unblemished by any glimpse of cement. But the murals have ... of that resource. As far as the artists' impressions stand, it's OK to be creative but if what you place there is a misrepresentation or confusing- that is just wrong.' The Central-Wan Chai ...

  7. STAYING busy

    Posted Jun 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of water in sight. The answer is that this is where the harbour used to be. Over the years, Wan Chai ('small cove' in Cantonese) has gradually extended northwards, and continues to do so. ... a number of upmarket boutiques, bars and eateries. Stamp of approval The former Post Office on Queen's Road East, which originally opened in 1915, is now an Environmental Resource Centre. ...

  8. Letters

    Posted Apr 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... This is not meant to support Hong Kong's greenies, who appear unable to differentiate between anything like a leaking water tap in a toilet at Daya Bay and a nuclear mishap. What is needed to provide ... please come up with a better story. Alexander Luedi, Clear Water Bay Smaller ferries one solution On March 30, four Democrats jumped into the harbour to protest against the shutting down of Star ...

  9. Holistics

    Posted Jul 10th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... animals. In English with Cantonese translation. Tomorrow 2pm-8pm; Sun 11am-6pm, Core (Cosmic Resources Centre), 10B, Comfort Bldg, 86-88A Nathan Rd, TST, HK$2,700. Inquiries: 2735 3261 Lighten up ... Shop, G/F, 7 Old Bailey Street, SoHo, free, reservations required. Inquiries: 2810 8694 Crystal method A weekly meditation session with Phil Davies for self-healing. Bring water and a crystal. ...

  10. Little wonder

    Posted Apr 15th 2007, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... The shower curtain (HK$265) and extendable mirror (HK$290) came from G.O.D. (various locations; www. god.com.hk). 6 The water hyacinth outdoor furniture was bought during a sale at Shambala (2/F, Horizon Plaza, tel: 2555 2997). The coffee table cost HK$1,800 from Resource Asia (16/F, Horizon Plaza, tel: 2554 9088). The plant pots cost a total of HK$1,200 from G.O.D. tried & tested ...




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