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  1. Clean up our air, 600 children plead

    Posted Apr 30th 2006, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... Kong, he gets a sore throat and a bad cough. A few times a year at school he is not allowed to go outdoors to play because of the polluted air. 'The pollution in Hong Kong is very bad. ... were concerned about the environment. She said officials would be working with the Guangdong government to improve regional air quality. In Hong Kong, an effort would be made to cut power ...

  2. Fighting pollution a top priority for Tsang

    Posted Jul 12th 2006, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... nine months. 'We are aware of the problem and we are taking active steps to deal with it.' The chief executive said only a fifth of the city's air pollution was generated in Hong ... Dennis Eng Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen said yesterday tackling air pollution will be a priority for the rest of his term, which expires in less than 12 months. 'Let me ...

  3. In Brief

    Posted Oct 15th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong's air could become more polluted due to the booming mainland economy, Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa said. He said the Hong Kong and the Guangdong governments would work harder to improve air quality, and both sides would co-operate to ensure a 40 per cent reduction of sulfur dioxide by 2010. The air pollution index was high yesterday and is forecast to be high again today. ...

  4. Letters

    Posted Oct 29th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Democracy is essential for Hong Kong In his policy address, Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen warned that 'the efficiency and effectiveness of our governance must ... threat that must be minimised. On the contrary, in a modern civil society like Hong Kong, democracy is as indispensable to stability and good governance as an independent judiciary, rule of law ...

  5. just like old times

    Posted Nov 25th 2007, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... grey when Donald Tsang Yam-kuen moved in. Some have commented that the dingy shade helps disguise grubby streaks caused by air pollution; like much else in Hong Kong, Government House had ... Jason Wordie Travel writer Jan Morris observed Hong Kong's tendency to make grandees of its governors (mainly for want of any genuine political figures or established local ...

  6. Letters

    Posted May 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... as much as possible. After all, Hong Kong would not be Hong Kong without its air pollution. However, I would be very happy to see an explanation from AMC. Sven Topp, Lantau Bill's gags ... The vast majority of firms in Hong Kong are small and medium-sized enterprises. Many will struggle to meet the increased expense of a minimum wage and some may close, which diminishes employment ...

  7. A measure of justice in C.Y.'s cabinet

    Posted Jun 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... government policy has exacerbated or neglected key issues confronting Hong Kong: the worsening wealth gap, high property prices, air pollution, ageing population and an outdated local education ...

  8. International perspective goes hand in glove with a world city

    Posted Aug 26th 2006, 12:00am by Shirley Yam

    ... greater influence over local institutions. The election of David Webb and Christine Loh to the board of the Hong Kong stock exchange and even the foreigner-led campaign against air pollution were ... to problems whose resolution will largely determine the city's fate. What happens to Hong Kong's vibrant financial services industry once China substantially lifts capital controls and makes ...

  9. The virtues of electoral competition

    Posted Aug 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Christine Loh

    ... of its social and economic importance in Hong Kong. Poor air quality affects public health as well as the city's 'brand' image- both of which carry a large economic price. He ... candidates to come forth, in both years, because it sought to ensure the success of its own favourite. In the Hong Kong system, the leader assumes power without ever having to articulate and test ...

  10. Tsang: no regrets, I did my best

    Posted Oct 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the administration, Tsang has actually offered little vision or a clear timetable and objectives for cleaning up Hong Kong's air,' he said. By comparison, Chu said, Tsang's predecessor Tung ... in public service; whatever I do I have [no problem] to face myself and the people of Hong Kong,' he said. 'I have not done anything against my conscience or against Hong Kong ...




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