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  1. More focus needed to cut air pollution

    Posted Jan 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... ammunition to call for change. Hong Kong now lags behind Beijing in checking its air quality, but officials say there are meters that are currently being tested. Air pollution kills, ... at the moment, both in Hong Kong and Beijing. The United States embassy in Beijing has started to publish its own pollution figures, and so this shamed the government into making its own information ...

  2. News - China - POLLUTION

    Worst smog in a year blankets Beijing

    Posted Jan 12th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... of 419. By comparison, the PM2.5 reading in Hong Kong's Central and Western district, among the most polluted on the island, was 60.7 micrograms per cubic metre of air at 9am, according ... The Beijing Municipal Environmental Monitoring Centre's air pollution index surged to well over 400 in the city centre. The thick shroud of fog enveloped the capital from early Thursday ...

  3. Delta leads nation on dirty-air data

    Posted Mar 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... pollution through co-operation with Hong Kong. In 2002, both sides signed a pact to reduce emissions by up to 55 per cent below 1997 levels by 2010. Helen Choy Shuk-yee, of the Clean Air Network, ... Shi Jiangtao in Beijing and Cheung Chi-fai The Pearl River Delta is a step ahead in releasing up-to-the-hour information on microscopic pollutants across the region, including Hong Kong ...

  4. Pearl River Delta air just keeps getting worse

    Posted Apr 04th 2008, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Dongguan, one of the top industrial cities in Guangdong and home to many Hong Kong factories, was now the dirtiest city in the province in terms of air pollution, the newspaper said. Quoting ... Jinnan said Hong Kong had been hit hard by the worsening pollution. The Guangdong Meteorological Bureau said earlier that 27 major cities and counties in the province, including Guangzhou, had ...

  5. Sport - China - RIGHT FIELD

    If Beijing want to win friends in Hong Kong, they could clean up the air

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 12:00am by Tim Noonan

    ... and significant difference in a completely unthreatening and benign manner? The way to Hong Kong people's hearts is through their lungs. We have a first-world economy and third-world air, which ... on hand we would be able to breathe the air around here. But no, because at Hong Kong's core we have an odious property cartel that is greed personified. There is, according to my friend Mike ...

  6. 'Too much fuss about Beijing air'

    Posted Oct 01st 2007, 12:00am by Richard Castka

    ... Richard Castka The issue of air pollution at next year's Beijing Olympics is being blown out of proportion, a former top mainland triathlete said in Hong Kong yesterday. Wang Dan, ... about be seen in the distance. 'I don't think the air pollution in Beijing is any worse than it is here in Hong Kong.' When told Athens gold medallist Kate Allen had competed ...

  7. Small steps on a long road to cleaner air

    Posted Jul 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... major pollutants- sulfur dioxide (SO2) and respirable suspended particles (RSP)- were more than double that of Hong Kong. Nitrogen dioxide (NO2) levels were 10 per cent higher. While ... Robin Kwong Blue skies are just a dream for Beijingers despite efforts to close down the capital's big polluters Welcome news about Beijing's air pollution problems seem to come ...

  8. News - China

    Beijing has 'relatively poor air quality' says environmental chief as air pollutants soar 30pc

    Posted Apr 03rd 2013, 12:37pm by Chris Luo

    ... as 'relatively poor' on Tuesday as statistics emerged revealing the level of major air pollutants in the city had soared by 30 per cent this year. Beijing environmental bureau chief Chen Tian said ... the report said.  He made the remarks on Tuesday on radio after listeners asked why smog had become so bad in Beijing. Public concern about air pollution remains high in the capital after ...

  9. Beijing takes aim at pollution in quest to become 'world city'

    Posted Jan 26th 2010, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang in Beijing Beijing aims to build itself into a 'world city' on a par with Hong Kong, upgrading its status from an 'international city', its mayor says. ... annual legislature session. 'Now we should have our eyes on building a world city.' In a global commercial campaign in recent years, Hong Kong has claimed to be 'Asia's world ...

  10. A New Year resolution for the leaders- clean up the foul air in Beijing

    Posted Jan 01st 2007, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... meant that on the other 127 days, myself and the more than 16 million people living in Beijing breathed filthy air, mixed with vehicle exhaust fumes and industrial pollutants. As any Beijing ... and confused as to why they have not taken more drastic measures to curb air pollution, particularly as their own health is at stake. To be fair, the leaders cannot be accused of not expressing concern ...




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