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  1. More steps urged to tackle air pollution

    Posted Mar 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee in Beijing Hong Kong delegates demand better flow of information from Guangdong Greater transparency is needed about air pollution in the Pearl River Delta and greater ... Yick-ming and Tso Wong Man-yin, said Hong Kong and Guangdong should co-operate more on education and publicity to increase public awareness of the importance of tackling air pollution. Hong Kong ...

  2. Tsang told to clean up his act on pollution

    Posted Aug 15th 2005, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... River Delta, many of which are owned by Hong Kong businessmen, were the source of the city's air pollution. Ms Lau hoped the business community would send representatives to discuss ... Speaking on RTHK's Letter to Hong Kong, James Tien Pei-chun said Donald Tsang Yam-kuen should have placed clean air high on his political agenda. Mr Tien said Mr Tsang had recently cited ...

  3. Hong Kong must develop parties and politicians

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

    ... for the degradation of visibility- are formed in the atmosphere from emitted pollutants. While EI can help with where and what to cut, the impact of the reduction of source emissions on Hong Kong's air ... 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 ...

  4. Hong Kong vs Singapore: vive la difference

    Posted Aug 27th 2007, 12:00am by Kent Ewing

    ... and tolerance of political diversity. Why is it that Hong Kong officials appear to be emulating everything that is wrong with their regional rival, but not enough of what is right? Hongkongers want air ... to reduce traffic during peak hours and thus cut pollution. Meanwhile, in Hong Kong, peak-hour traffic remains a maddening, choking entanglement of largely unnecessary vehicles. Moreover, Singapore ...

  5. More effort needed to lure talent to HK, say advisers

    Posted Jan 27th 2007, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... could do much to attract talented people, as 'the main issue is whether the whole environment in Hong Kong, including its air pollution situation, is attractive for them'. ... said that when this view was put to Donald Tsang Yam-kuen, the chief executive replied that it was just a communication problem and that Hong Kong's air quality was better than many other ...

  6. Tsang gets himself in a heritage twist over on-air sermon

    Posted Feb 01st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on the radio. Recently, he did himself damage with his on-air assurance that pollutant particulates do not pose a health threat. This weekend, in his latest RTHK Letter to Hong Kong, he made an ingenious correlation between preserving heritage and the risk of Hong Kong losing its competitive edge in the global economy ('Heritage and development must exist side by side, says ...

  7. Ten Years On- Key events in Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 01st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a game of table-tennis at the Society for the Blind September Hong Kong Disneyland is officially opened by Vice-President Zeng Qinghong Hong Kong and Guangdong agree on regional air ... 97 July At midnight on June 30, after 156 years of British rule, Hong Kong reverts to China. First light on July 1 finds 4,000 PLA troops crossing the border. The last governor, Chris ...

  8. Clearly, we need to work together

    Posted Dec 24th 2004, 12:00am by James Tien

    ... to clean air in Hong Kong is to help our neighbour deal with its polluting industries. But so far, measures mooted by our officials have been inadequate. They focus too much on discussions ... I suggested that we provide Hong Kong companies that install pollution-control systems in their Guangdong plants with tax relief in Hong Kong. At the end, of course, it will not be easy for one ...

  9. Time for a Hong Kong spring clean

    Posted Feb 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... margin would welcome his selection, let alone how it would respond were Hong Kong to face the crises such as those that confronted Tung. Recent events have given the impression of the wider ... of which he was a director. It was no minor matter that Hong Kong's best-known banker and head of its largest locally owned bank appeared not to appreciate the standards expected of directors ...

  10. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, South China Morning Post, August 17, 2012

    Posted Aug 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to achieve the new standards. While we wait for this legislation, Hong Kong is without a clear policy target for reducing air pollution. The department continues to treat the old AQOs as being ... Stop stalling on air quality objectives As a party to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, Hong Kong has an obligation to formulate and implement policies ...




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