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  1. News - China

    The solution to Beijing's problems: move the capital to Hebei

    Posted Oct 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... It would not only greatly ease the problems Beijing is facing but also significantly boost economic development in Hebei. Almost all central government ministries and agencies occupy prime land ... resources have declined to 100 cubic metres, far lower than the internationally accepted standard of 1,000 cubic metres. This is one of the main reasons that the central government has decided ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1066733/solution-beijings-problems-move-capital-hebei
  2. Islanders sail into Central to march against incinerator

    Posted Mar 14th 2011, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau Hundreds of Cheung Chau and South Lantau islanders landed at Central pier number five yesterday for a protest march against plans to build a giant incinerator on nearby Shek Kwu ... The incinerator would emit about 2,900 tonnes of sulphur dioxide and nitrogen dioxide and 217 tonnes of respirable suspended particles per year. Around 700 people took part in the march from the Central ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/740871/islanders-sail-central-march-against-incinerator
  3. Government shown real way to conserve Central

    Posted Feb 18th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In his 2009 policy address, Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen announced an ambitious 'Conserving Central' scheme which was supposed to herald a new government mentality over conservation and heritage issues and reflect the concerns of the public over these areas. 'The idea of conserving Central is premised on our respect for the history of the district,' said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/738489/government-shown-real-way-conserve-central
  4. Air quality in Central reaches worst this year

    Posted Dec 08th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai As a chill wind from the north descended on the city yesterday, roadside air quality in Central plunged to its worst this year, posing a threat to public health. The air ... reading in Central was related to the district's setting and landscape. 'There will be air recirculation when the north wind interacts with the hills in Central, resulting in a trapping ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/732761/air-quality-central-reaches-worst-year
  5. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Tsing Yi toxic waste facility may be moved

    Posted May 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Cheung Chi Fai

    ... whether it is desirable and safe," he said. The incinerator occupies a two-hectare site on southeastern Tsing Yi, close to the Kwai Tsing dock from where it collects oily or noxious liquid ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1228524/tsing-yi-toxic-waste-facility-may-be-moved
  6. News - China - FOOD SAFETY

    Ginger farmers using toxic pesticide

    Posted May 06th 2013, 04:25pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Farmers in Shandong have been overusing an illegal and highly toxic pesticide to grow ginger for years on end, adding yet another concern to the country’s growing list of food scandals. An investigative report by China Central Television (CCTV), which aired on Saturday, discovered farmers in Weifang city had been using the pesticide aldicarb “three ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1231442/shandong-farmers-overusing-toxic-pesticide-ginger-report-finds
  7. News - China

    Henan landfill threatens to pollute Beijing's drinking water

    Posted Mar 22nd 2013, 10:11pm by Chris Luo

    ... in 2009. The rubbish mountain now occupies an area of 23,000 square metres. The report said every time heavy rains hit the region, floods carry garbage along a small river to the Yangzhuang ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1197470/mountain-rubbish-potential-threat-water-resource-beijing
  8. News - Asia - ENVIRONMENT

    Singapore air worsens as smoke billows in from Indonesia forest fires

    Posted Jun 17th 2013, 04:11pm by Agence France-Presse in Singapore

    ... at street level in Singapore’s central business district but has so far not affected business or air transport. Singapore schools are on holiday. People with heart and lung disease, those over 65 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1262896/singapore-air-worsens-smoke-billows-indonesia-forest-fires
  9. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Nicaraguan canal 'an environmental disaster'

    Posted Jun 16th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... in Central America and the Caribbean. One of the possible canal routes would pass through the sprawling Cerro Silva nature reserve between the southern Caribbean coast and the El Rama River port, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1261710/nicaraguan-canal-environmental-disaster
  10. Drought in south and central areas to continue

    Posted Oct 24th 2009, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao in Beijing The severe drought that has ravaged many southern and central provinces, leaving millions short of drinking water, will not ease soon, the top weather bureau says. Dry spells look set to continue and more areas are expected to be in the grip of drought, which has affected at least six provinces, central and local government officials warn. The China ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/696308/drought-south-and-central-areas-continue

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