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  1. News - Hong Kong

    Singapore's new air quality standards much tougher than Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 25th 2012, 12:00am by Kristie Wong

    ... cubic metres of air, while Hong Kong's target for the same pollutant is 50. To achieve its aims, the Singapore government plans to set new emission standards for vehicles and reduce sulphur ... Kristie Wong kristie.wong@scmp.com Island state raises the bar for public health, and battle for competitiveness Singapore outflanks HK on air quality Hong Kong is set to lose more of its ...

  2. Show worsens air pollution

    Posted Feb 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... problem has become imperative. It is shaking Hong Kong's position as an international financial hub. The more lights there are, the more obvious the damage, in sight and smell, to air ... income source in Hong Kong. If we do not want to fall behind Singapore, Shanghai, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok and Seoul, we have to keep making a mark. Improving the air quality and the quality ...

  3. kevin sinclair's hong kong

    Posted Feb 28th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with public figures, everyone should realise that across the entire broad spectrum, from the most vociferous pan-democrat to the most ardent supporters of Beijing, everyone is pro-Hong Kong ... really happening in Hong Kong, the Census and Statistics Department can provide instant figures. Despite criticism, experts from the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department have helped stem ...

  4. Who said it?

    Posted Sep 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... How often do you think Hong Kong minibus owners service their vehicles? The correct answer is zero James Middleton, Clear the Air, notes poor engine maintenance fuels air pollution I've said I do not exclude any possibility. As long as there is public support, Taiwan and China's future relations can remain open [to any possibility] Taiwanese opposition leader Tsai ...

  5. Lai See

    Posted Feb 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the principle, but Hong Kong would be one of the last places on earth we would choose to run a marathon: it's hard enough to last the distance with any dignity let alone sucking in large quantities of Hong Kong's filthy air along the way. Hong Kong's roadside pollution in Central and Causeway Bay on Sunday was 'high' even on the government's Air Pollution Index, ...

  6. HK may be polluted, but its liberal attitudes are a winner

    Posted Sep 10th 2010, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... came in first among Asian cities, notching up 28th place in Mercer's global quality-of-life league table. Hong Kong's slide down the ladder was blamed on its sky-high pollution ... with Tom Holland In an opinion piece carried in Wednesday's edition of the South China Morning Post, the head of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce, Alex Fong, bemoaned ...

  7. Integration of Hong Kong and Shenzhen exchanges doable

    Posted Jun 27th 2009, 12:00am by Shirley Yam

    ... with Shirley Yam Every once in a while there are calls for the integration of the Hong Kong and Shenzhen stock exchanges. The latest one came from Professor Lawrence Lau Juen-yee, ... at the Hong Kong bourse, call it 'mission difficult' if not impossible. The reason they have been giving for the past 10 years is that the two bourses are different animals- Hong Kong ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - HONG KONG

    Hong Kong ranks 14th in world for cost of living

    Posted Feb 04th 2013, 04:38pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Hong Kong moved up eight places from last year to become one of the top 20 most expensive cities in the world to live in, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit’s latest report. The EIU’s Worldwide Cost of Living 2013 survey ranked Hong Kong 14th on a global scale and 4th in Asia, behind Singapore and Japan’s Osaka and Tokyo – the latter ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - WORLD AFFAIRS

    Hong Kong thriving as Asia's hot spot for diplomacy

    Posted Jan 06th 2013, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... as Asia's hot spot for diplomacy Growing diplomatic activity in Hong Kong has made it one of the most cosmopolitan centres in the world. Figures obtained by the Sunday Morning Post show that 12 ... the same period in a bid to boost their profile in China and the region. Hong Kong- which proclaims itself as Asia's world city- now hosts 122 consular offices, up from 95 at the handover. ...

  10. HK workforce ranked 'best in Asia'

    Posted Mar 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Austin Chiu and Dennis Chong Hong Kong's workforce is the most productive in Asia, a report says, helping the city rank as the fourth most competitive in the world. But poor environmental protection cost Hong Kong the top spot in Asia as it was pipped by Singapore, which ranked third in the world. New York topped the list ahead of London. The report, compiled ...




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