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  1. Chamber asking big firms to come clean on pollutants

    Posted Apr 25th 2006, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai Major companies will soon be called on to identify the type and amount of air pollutants they emit and come up with measures to reduce emissions. An alliance of business groups spearheaded by the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce is drafting the guidelines. Leaders are expected to meet tomorrow to finalise the action plan for Project Clean Air, launched by the chamber ...

  2. Pollution casts cloud over delta's vitality

    Posted Apr 25th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The air pollution choking Hong Kong is one of the most pressing problems facing our city. Hong Kong needs decisive action to clear the air. The starting point must be reducing ... dirty diesel-powered generators. After all, air knows no front yard or backyard. Depending on which way the wind blows, pollution from Hong Kong could affect Guangdong, and vice versa. Rather ...

  3. Guangdong power sales blamed for bad HK air

    Posted Jun 11th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Department assistant director Tse Chin-wan yesterday said sulfur dioxide emissions- a major source of air pollution in Hong Kong- could be reduced by as much as 13 per cent if production of the extra ... to the mainland,' Mr Tse said. Hong Kong's worsening air pollution was highlighted in independent research released on Thursday that said 1,600 people died every year in Hong Kong as a result of air ...

  4. Pollution fears spark outcry on refinery project

    Posted Feb 25th 2008, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... in Guangzhou and Shenzhen, but also in Zhongshan, Dongguan as well as Hong Kong,' she said. Mainland and Hong Kong environmentalists have long raised concerns over pollution from Nansha industrial district - about 80km northwest of Hong Kong - and its effects on the air and marine environment in the region. Villagers from the district were relocated last June and refinery construction ...

  5. Don't let big oil bully you, Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 18th 2004, 12:00am by Annelise Connell

    ... Annelise Connell As we choke on filthy air, behind the scenes, our government and one of Hong Kong's oldest families are facing off against the largest oil company in the world, ... Light and Power (CLP) and Hong Kong Electric are on the desk of Stephen Ip Shu-kwan, Secretary for Economic Development and Labour. The Environmental Protection Department has been silenced ...

  6. Beijing slaps ban on new gas-fed methanol plants to cut pollution

    Posted Sep 04th 2007, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng The central government has banned new methanol chemical projects using natural gas as feedstock, as part of measures to cut air pollution by diverting more gas supply into city ... BlueChemical started production at a plant on Hainan Island under a joint venture with fellow Hong Kong-listed printed circuit boards and chemicals producer Kingboard Chemical Holdings. The 1.5 billion ...

  7. Lai See

    Posted Jun 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of communications, is leaving Hong Kong at the end of the month, but not Nomura. He takes over as head of communications for Europe Middle East and Africa and will be based in London. So is this a promotion? ... since leaving Bank of America Merrill Lynch in December, moves to Nomura in Hong Kong, in Tucker's place as regional head of communications, Asia-ex Japan. 'He was my ...

  8. Let's cut through the fog

    Posted Jun 29th 2006, 12:00am by Christine Loh

    ... the government believes, help Hong Kong achieve its own air-quality objectives. For Hong Kong, electricity generation is the biggest source of air pollution, contributing 92 per cent of the sulfur ... not survive in the longer term since they are racing to the bottom, rather than improving their operations. This brings us back to Hong Kong, with the question of what we can do to accelerate the air ...

  9. And the winner is... PCPD for stylish Bel-Air promotion

    Posted Oct 04th 2007, 12:00am by Andrea Pawlyna

    ... acclaimed exhibition at the Hong Kong Museum of Art of 58 masterpieces from the Centre Pompidou in Paris and creating a customised perfume called Bel-Air No8. The buzz from the campaign helped sell ... demand a premium price,' they said. The silver award went to Cathay Pacific Airways for its Moving Forward with Hong Kong for 60 Years campaign. Celebrating its 60th anniversary as Hong ...

  10. Mainland pips Hong Kong in market cap

    Posted Apr 11th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in Hong Kong, including Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, Bank of China, Air China, China Life Insurance and Ping An Insurance. 'The Shanghai Composite Index is rising at an increasing ... Lee Yuk-kei A, B shares rally to 6th world spot The mainland's combined stock market capitalisation exceeded Hong Kong's for the first time, leaping to sixth-largest in the world ...




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