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  1. Residential car-park plans fly in the face of air pollution pledges

    Posted Dec 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that block ventilation and are a major cause of air pollution and conflict between pedestrians and vehicles. In most mature cities, inner-city residential accommodation does not include parking facilities, yet here in Hong Kong, where previously few blocks included car parking, people who would never have dreamed of purchasing a car now find themselves with an empty garage to fill. Perhaps ...

  2. Filthy air a clear dereliction of public duty

    Posted May 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... clouds of black smoke into the air. Of course, Hong Kong cannot do anything directly about imported Pearl River Delta pollution. But its size makes it ideal for the sort of local leaps to a clean ... and sewage systems. Hong Kong's colonial regime, backward in many respects, acknowledged this duty of government to the common good. The treatment of illness might be left to private doctors ...

  3. World-class pollution to greet East Asian Games competitors

    Posted Sep 28th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 3,000 elite athletes will compete for medals at 262 events making it the largest international multi-sport event ever held in Hong Kong. Thousands of spectators and press will fly in from all ... the gunk from the atmosphere and provide the athletes with the clean air necessary to ensure that they can compete in top form? With many of our hotels situated in the most polluted areas ...

  4. Tamar plan will produce more killer pollution

    Posted Mar 27th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for the Tamar site is, frankly, a killer. In the same week that Hong Kong has again experienced serious air pollution levels, Mrs Mak's statement that the Tamar development 'would have ... enthusiastically mentions, will be subjected to more killer air pollution and a degraded environment. The talk at both business functions and in cha chan tengs (Chinese teahouses) is about pollution ...

  5. Letters

    Posted Jan 12th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in Hong Kong- read air pollution. Which country will be next? Meanwhile our government continues to sit on its hands while it conducts endless consultations, even though all one has to do is look ... and a proposed ban on idling engines proves the government's intention to improve Hong Kong's air quality. This is all very desirable, but what has the government been doing for the past 15 ...

  6. We must preserve the natural and untouched beauty of HK

    Posted Aug 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kong? However, the issue is that this is one of the last pristine beaches in the city. Five years ago, when I first came to Hong Kong, I fell in love with this city but most especially ... most vital resource. New York's Central Park has no value compared to the vast, wild untouched beauty that is Hong Kong. This could be the central marketing slogan to attract the best ...

  7. Letters

    Posted Jan 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... on Hong Kong Island have brought tremendous changes to traffic patterns. For unknown reasons, tram routes are always long-haul. Both these routes- Kennedy Town to North Point and Sheung Wan ... into Hong Kong's version of Powell Street in San Francisco, which tourists and locals flock to in order to ride the cable cars. Peter Lam, Quarry Bay Migrants in HK need a wake-up call Thasbeeh ...

  8. Letters

    Posted Mar 31st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and visit Disneyland. Denise Tam, Kowloon Bay Tourists put off by pollution The Australian government has highlighted the levels of air pollution in Hong Kong as a potential threat to health ... as Hong Kong citizens to deal with this problem and help to reduce air pollution levels. We face a difficult task, but we must work together to curb air pollution. Chan Kit-ying, Sha Tin Macau ...

  9. Letters

    Posted Oct 14th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with carbon emissions ('Enforcing the smoking ban will reduce Hong Kong's air pollution', October 7) seem preoccupied with controlling smoking to reduce public health costs and to cut ... smoke instead of fresh air, show that they appreciate the value of clean air less than non-smokers do. With the recent revelation that 350 million mainland men are smokers, the Hong Kong ...

  10. Tour buses should not be given dispensation from idling ban

    Posted Jan 09th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and are exposed to the foul air and noise pollution that idling engines generate. Ordinary Hong Kong people cannot even go to beaches like Repulse Bay, take a day out at Stanley or walk along ... hundreds of thousands of Hong Kong people wait patiently at bus terminals and stops for public buses. At terminals the engine is turned on only when the bus is ready to depart. At bus stops ...




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