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  1. Amcham initiative for a cleaner, greener HK

    Posted Aug 29th 2006, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... found 95 per cent of its member executives expressed concerns about the city's air quality. The survey also noted that, given the pollution, 79 per cent believe Hong Kong's ... to do anything about the situation may eventually divert investment dollars elsewhere and will result in the poor air quality being 'a net negative in the report card ...

  2. Help us clear the air, Tsang tells public

    Posted Jul 26th 2006, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... for less-formal attire to be adopted in summer and his heightened concerns over air quality voiced in RTHK's Letter to Hong Kong last Sunday. It also comes before Mr Tsang takes part in cross-border government talks on air quality issues in Guangzhou next Wednesday. The campaign focuses on what individuals can do to improve air quality. 'Every small step taken by each individual to support ...

  3. Businesses to flesh out action to cut HK's air pollution

    Posted Apr 21st 2006, 12:00am by Chloe Lai, Dennis Eng

    ... of factories, more involved in improving air quality, including enforcement of anti-pollution laws. Guangdong has been increasingly blamed for Hong Kong's deteriorating air quality, even though ... monitor and make available data about their emissions, boost energy efficiency and share air-quality expertise and information with others. 'I think that maybe what we could do is try ...

  4. Speedy action sought on pollution

    Posted Apr 06th 2006, 12:00am by Chloe Lai, Dennis Eng

    ... group ECA International suggested that Hong Kong was losing out to its rivals in attracting top talent because of poor air quality. Mr Olsen, who also speaks for the International Business Chamber on air quality, expressed frustration that Hong Kong's air pollution was worsening despite talks being held with the government on the issue for years. He said the chamber wanted ...

  5. Incentives urged for pollution fight

    Posted Apr 27th 2006, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen yesterday also urged Hong Kong factories in the Pearl River Delta to clean up their act and pledged to return Hong Kong's air quality to the levels ... policy Chan Wai-kwan said four small and medium enterprises would be targeted for the pilot scheme to evaluate the costs and benefits of implementing the charter's air quality measures. ...

  6. Small guns deployed to fight air pollution

    Posted Apr 26th 2006, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... of a first trial of some measures to help with the air quality,' outgoing chamber chief executive Eden Woon Yi-teng said. The chamber's chairman, David Eldon, also called on local ... Dennis Eng Small- and medium-sized enterprises are being targeted in a voluntary scheme to control the amount of pollutants expelled by local businesses. The Clean Air Charter, initiated ...

  7. Forum calls for coalition-building

    Posted Jun 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... as a facilitator. 'What is important for us is to build and consolidate on our strengths and... be more focused on areas where we think we need to do more', such as improving the air quality, Ms ...

  8. Dazzling start to Disney carnival

    Posted Sep 13th 2005, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Dennis Eng

    ... acknowledged the threat to Hong Kong's image from the poor air quality on a day when the world's eyes were on the city. 'Air pollution is a long-term battle and we will strive to improve ... fifth park, and its third outside the US, was inaugurated soon after the air pollution index at nearby Tung Chung hit the dangerous level of 105 at 10am. By early evening, the index had fallen ...

  9. Has our can-do spirit gone?

    Posted Jun 05th 2006, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... opportunities. Worsening air pollution is eroding the quality of life and driving away talent. At the same time, the rapid ascent of Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen as economic powerhouses, and constant ... As rivals are on the rise and the city's quality of life slips, HK needs to rethink its position, writes Dennis Eng The argument is a familiar one. Hong Kong, Asia's ...

  10. Concessions tipped to boost tourism

    Posted Jun 30th 2006, 12:00am by Dennis Eng, Gary Cheung

    ... wholly owned Guangdong operations for tours to the city and Macau. The measures, under the Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement, also let Hong Kong travel agencies sell air tickets. ... out high- quality service. ...




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