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  1. first person

    Posted Jun 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... citizens and businesses are demanding, and which will add to Hong Kong's competitive advantage. While it is easier to see and understand the impact of air pollution and the degradation of our ... As told to Simon Parry Dr Claude Martin, 60, is international director-general of the WWF. The Swiss-born ecologist visited Hong Kong last week to warn of the dire threat to its fisheries. ...

  2. first person

    Posted Oct 20th 2005, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... gold medallists taking part in the race. San San [Hong Kong windsurfing gold medallist Lee Lai-shan] was going to join us but she's just had a baby and her life's been turned upside down, so she wasn't able to take part. I'd never been to Hong Kong before July, when I visited on my way back from the Olympics meeting in Singapore [where the 2012 Games were awarded ...

  3. Battling biophobia

    Posted May 19th 2009, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry It is a little-known affliction but one suffered by thousands, possibly tens of thousands, of Hong Kong youngsters. Its symptoms are fear, anxiety and, in extreme cases, deep ... blighted cities, polluted rivers and toxic air. 'Experiences during early childhood years give form to the values, attitudes, and basic orientation towards the world that individuals carry ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - FOCUS

    Air safety rules may be over the top, pilot says

    Posted Jul 21st 2013, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry Cathay pilot says safety rules may be over the top Hong Kong Airlines has been subject to close scrutiny and occasional bouts of ridicule by some in the city's piloting ... such as the one in 2008 when a South Korea-bound Hong Kong Airlines plane reportedly tried to take off from a taxiway rather than a runway. As a response to the incident, all the airline's pilots ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - FOCUS

    Safety questioned at Hong Kong Airlines

    Posted Jul 21st 2013, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... of the airlines holding a Hong Kong Air Operator's Certificate. "Its operations are regulated and monitored closely by the CAD. To ensure safe operations and the operator's compliance ... Simon Parry Company defends its record as captain speaks out on what he calls 'terrible standards' Safety questioned at Hong Kong Airlines As Christopher Allan prepared to jet ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Air New Zealand halts shark fin flights after environmental pressure

    Posted May 24th 2013, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... as an environmentally conscious carrier - took the step after admitting to bringing at least two cargoes of shark fin sourced from Fiji to Hong Kong in the past eight months. However, Air New Zealand insisted ... shark fin into Hong Kong. Fiji-based carrier Air Pacific - to be renamed Fiji Airways next month - was earlier this month revealed to be carrying shark fin as cargo on its direct flights between ...

  7. News - Hong Kong

    Air Pacific accused of hypocrisy over shark fins cargo

    Posted May 15th 2013, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... airline Air Pacific. The pair won a contest run by the Hong Kong Shark Foundation called Happy Hearts Love Sharks aimed at encouraging newlyweds to set an example by eschewing the dish blamed ... fins imported to Hong Kong by air in 2012 was flown here on Air Pacific planes. If the environmental groups are right, the extraordinary irony is that Cloudy and Stephen may have unwittingly ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - WILDLIFE

    Video of grieving pink dolphin mother underscores plight of disappearing species

    Posted May 05th 2013, 12:00am by Simon Parry, Hazel Knowles

    ... Kong population, the calves are believed to have been killed by polluted water ingested by the mothers and then passed on to their offspring in their milk. Video: Hong Kong Dolphinwatch Despite ... was almost certainly caused by pollutants in the seawater around Hong Kong, said Dolphinwatch spokeswoman Janet Walker. "The toxins from pollutants accumulate in body fat because the dolphins ...

  9. Nike to continue airing ad in HK, despite controversy

    Posted Dec 12th 2004, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... in Hong Kong despite being forced to take it off the air on the mainland. The ad features American basketball star LeBron James fighting and defeating a white-haired kung-fu master, two Chinese ... people'. Hong Kong Cable TV will continue running the ad during broadcasts of English Premier League football, while ATV Home and ATV World will carry on airing it during broadcasts of the National ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - ANIMAL WELFARE

    Cathay Pacific's ban on non-sustainable shark fin cargo delayed

    Posted Sep 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... is too complicated'. I think it is very interesting that Cathay Pacific is trying to throw a bone to the shark fin dealers in Hong Kong, to say, 'We will try to work with you to find ... including Qantas, Air New Zealand and Emirates, which announced immediate blanket bans. Cathay, by contrast, still carries shark fin, although it has stopped signing new contracts and volumes have ...




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