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  1. HK air standards surpass Europe's in some respects

    Posted Apr 06th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I refer to the letter 'Air quality limits obsolete and harmful' (March 31). When setting air quality standards and objectives, ideally the lower the concentration of air pollutants the better. But there are no standards applicable to all countries. In publishing the air quality guidelines for Europe, the World Health Organisation says that a number of factors should ...

  2. Scientific evidence needed on source of air pollution

    Posted Oct 14th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In the letter 'Pollution's main source is mainland- rest is distraction' (October 12), Chris Stubbs is right to be deeply concerned about air pollution in Hong Kong, ... the old and the young. Where we lead, the mainland may follow. If we stand still, we become irrelevant, or even regress towards mainland attitudes to quality of life. In a World City, you should ...

  3. City lags in survey on quality of living

    Posted Apr 29th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and transport services. Hong Kong was ranked 70th in overall quality of living in the world- the same as last year- well behind Singapore, in 26th place, and eight Japanese cities. Singapore moved up six places in the overall quality of living charts, the biggest jump in the Asia-Pacific region. Two Japanese cities- Tsukuba and Yokohama- were also in the top 10 for infrastructure. ...

  4. Year when we'll need to harness the ox's qualities

    Posted Jan 28th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... be too big for Hong Kong as long as we pulled together as a community. If we are to overcome difficulty, the qualities of the ox- among them patience, loyalty, strength and intelligence- ... Mr Obama was born in the Year of the Ox. Those qualities of strength, patience and intelligence will be needed as he tackles the many challenges ahead. This city does not have much say ...

  5. Manufacturer looks to RFID for food safety and quality

    Posted Oct 10th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to have this information in order to perfect its quality system,' Mr Tsang said. 'A company's success relies very much on the quality of its products. In the event that a quality ... in different countries and regions.' Concern over the quality and safety of food has also reached near fever pitch. This has been heightened by recent food scares on the mainland. Western ...

  6. Report criticises the quality control of CUHK teaching

    Posted Sep 13th 2003, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... ranked among the top two in Hong Kong, has criticised the quality control of its teaching and learning. The Teaching and Learning Quality Process (TLQPR) review, carried out by a team for the University Grants Committee, says it has 'material concerns' about the 'arrangements on campus for quality assurance and improvement'. It also criticises its traditional teaching ...

  7. Chill in the air at summit amid regional tensions

    Posted Jun 05th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Greg Torode, chief Asia correspondent in Singapore Few seem ready to use the phrase 'new cold war' but the atmosphere is decidedly frigid at the region's annual informal security summit in Singapore this weekend. The deepening chill in Sino ...

  8. Beijing and US try to clear air before talks

    Posted Mar 31st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... analysts said the remarks from both sides were attempts to clear the air for the high-level exchanges. Obama urged a better relationship yesterday after he received credentials from Zhang Yesui, ...

  9. Indian air force chief rebuked for China stance

    Posted Jun 13th 2009, 12:00am

    ... S.N.M. Abdi in New Delhi Indian Defence Minister A.K. Antony yesterday reprimanded an air force commander for making anti-China comments and told army leaders to stop airing similar views, after protests by Beijing. This came after outgoing Air Chief Marshal Fali Major last month publicly grouped China with 'troubled states' such as Pakistan, Myanmar and Bangladesh. ...

  10. Hong Kong must develop parties and politicians

    Posted Nov 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... One Country Two Systems Research Institute Intensify air studies A frequently cited reference in discussions on worsening air quality in Hong Kong is the 2002 report, 'Study of air ... in air quality if its recommendations are implemented. We recommend that the government publicly disseminate new findings from studies that have a direct impact on local air quality; review, ...




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