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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    In Hong Kong, political will is the key to clean air

    Posted Apr 18th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... as usual, pollution originating on the mainland. But these underline how important it is for Hong Kong to strive for an acceptable living environment with concrete efforts to reduce home-grown ... SCMP Editorial Political will is key to clean air We could do without the air pollution we have suffered this week, but it does serve to remind the administration of the declaration ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1216989/hong-kong-political-will-key-clean-air
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong risks losing out to rivals without a third airport runway

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 05:27am by SCMP Editorial

    ... the authority has submitted a revised environmental impact assessment report. The study concluded that the project would not have an adverse impact on residual air quality. To mitigate noise pollution ... The debate boils down to weighing the economic gains against social and environmental costs. While pursuing competitiveness and growth is unobjectionable, concerns about marine life and pollution ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1542596/hong-kong-risks-losing-out-rivals-without-third-airport
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong's noise pollution needs taking seriously

    Posted Jun 30th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... SCMP Editorial Something to shout about Noise pollution in Hong Kong needs no research to show how serious the problem is. The pounding din of jackhammers, blaring of horns by agitated ... 2007. But noise complaint details are not publicised in Hong Kong. A request by this newspaper did not yield any result, with the police saying district divisions were too busy to tally ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1271875/noise-pollution-needs-taking-seriously
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    A welcome move to clear the air

    Posted Dec 23rd 2013, 04:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial A welcome move to clear the air Smoggy days are far less common in Hong Kong than on the mainland. As we gaze above this time of year, we are more likely to see ... to the mainland. The health threat of polluting air cannot be ignored. It is good that our much-criticised air pollution index will be replaced by a new scale later this month. Introduced nearly 20 years ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1388579/welcome-move-clear-air
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong needs effective mechanism to track suspect food

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 04:24am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Keeping track of suspect food Yet another regional food scare has hit Hong Kong. Days after the so-called gutter oil scandal in Taiwan made headlines, local health officials ... investigations by Hong Kong's Centre for Food Safety have yielded little. So far all we know is that a handful of companies imported oil from the Taiwanese supplier in question, and that food chain ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1588918/hong-kong-needs-effective-mechanism-track-suspect-food
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    The unsung heroes who make Hong Kong special

    Posted Aug 31st 2014, 05:23am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Unsung heroes make HK special Ask anyone what embodies the Hong Kong spirit and you will get an array of answers- optimism, perseverance, enterprise, versatility, ... and soul that make Hong Kong special. The people who manifest these positive qualities do not always get the appreciation they deserve. For this the media is partly responsible. The tendency ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1581973/unsung-heroes-who-make-hong-kong-special
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong must remain alert to dangers posed by forces of nature

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 03:43am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Remain alert to forces of nature Given its subtropical location on the southern shores of China, Hong Kong has weathered countless typhoons over the years. Strong winds ... the city has learned to prepare for typhoons over the years; it also reminds us of the havoc wrought by killer storms like Wanda (1962), Hope (1979) and Ellen (1983). Hong Kong has since come ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1580139/hong-kong-must-remain-alert-dangers-posed-forces-nature
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Public still needs to be convinced on right power option for Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 03:48am by SCMP Editorial

    ... from the mainland, but it said Hong Kong should first build some new generators to maintain bargaining power over its purchase options. HK Electric rejected imports, citing the risk of power interruptions, cost and the impact on regional emission as key concerns. There can be no dispute that reliability is a valid issue, as are pollution and tariffs. But that does not mean they cannot ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1535779/public-still-needs-be-convinced-right-power-option-hong-kong
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Governments and businesses must heed WHO warnings on pollution

    Posted Oct 24th 2013, 01:01am by SCMP Editorial

    ... it kills more than 2.4 million people. The Hedley Environment Index, maintained by researchers at the University of Hong Kong, shows that for the past five years, poor air quality has prematurely ... power plants and factories. Hong Kong's environmental policies have made significant improvements and Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying has promised that the quality of our air is a core ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1338312/governments-and-businesses-must-heed-who-warnings-pollution
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Clean-up of Victoria Harbour is far from over

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 03:08am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Harbour clean-up is far from over Hong Kong has the expertise and financial clout to tackle its pollution challenges. Victoria Harbour is proof of what can be done when ... This was one reason given for the water treatment review. Cooperation with Guangdong authorities to clean up the Pearl River also means less pollution is flowing into Hong Kong waters. Great strides ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1560712/clean-victoria-harbour-far-over

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