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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Families packing up and leaving Hong Kong over pollution life expectancy fears

    Posted May 03rd 2014, 11:08pm by ANGHARD HAMPSHIRE

    ... Angharad Hampshire With children the most at risk from Hong Kong's air pollution, some families have reluctantly packed up and left behind friends and comfortable lifestyles. Angharad ... to leave. "Will became very concerned about the air pollution as he is an ultra-marathoner," says Haldane. "He was really noticing the air quality when he was running, ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Rant: din city

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 11:52pm by ALEX WONG

    ... Pollution," but Hong Kong's unrelenting construction is. And it's music to no one's ears.   ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - Asian megacities part II

    Megacities of Asia Part II: Perils of the concrete jungle

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 11:51pm

    ... the population density tends to be much, much higher, especially in countries like China, India, Thailand, Korea and Japan. This gives you enormous problems with issues like pollution. Take, for example, ... and trapping pollutants. Add to that Asian people’s love of cars as status symbols and you have real problems with air quality, not to mention traffic congestion.” However, it’s the double whammy ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Megacities of Asia Part III: The rise of the 'Megaregion'

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 12:47am

    ... beneath the figures to the higher social costs that come with urbanisation, in terms of things like the increases in pollution, in childhood mortality, in maternal mortality, in family ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    My life: David Walker

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 11:51pm by XU DONGHUAN

    ... But Australia also has environmental problems it needs to address. The barrier reef is not being well looked after; our river systems have a lot of pollution. So the perception of Australia ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - ASIAN MEGACITIES PART I

    The rise and rise of the Asian megacity (and why 'metacities' are the next big thing)

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 11:58pm by Vanessa Collingridge

    ... of congestion and pollution. For me, and most other people, it was still worthwhile." Yin Jingjing, a 27-year-old pursuing an MA in language and intercultural studies in Shenzhen, has a story ... not bad and certainly not unbearable, though the traffic is worse out in the suburbs." Even the ubiquitous pollution doesn't bother her. "It's really not that bad. In fact, ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Reef encounters

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 12:57am by Stuart Heaver

    ... treasure, even though it is on the edge of extinction? Despite the impact of increased urban development, reclamation, overfishing, marine pollution, climate change and physical damage from boat ... pollutant. Early indications are that even corals in the protected waters of the marine reserve are being polluted by human waste emanating from nearby Shek O. "Almost every dive we go on we ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 12:58am

    ... the 1983 Anti-Spiritual Pollution Campaign. Ma was born in Qingdao in 1953, the same year the World Peace Council elected Four Famous Men of World Culture, which included one who had been dead ...

  9. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Film review: Homeland examines the aftermath of Fukushima

    Posted May 28th 2014, 11:27pm by SIJIA JIANG

    ... rice on the polluted soil and lives without electricity in absolute solitude, until he is joined by his high-school mate Kitamura (Takashi Yamanaka), who returns for his own reasons. ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Rant: what would Joe Strummer do?

    Posted May 03rd 2014, 11:09pm by Mark Footer

    ... released in 1982. He wasn't singing about pollution, but his is a question currently being asked by many Hong Kong parents who have the means to leave and are sick of breathing the city's ... to Beijing or Shanghai, two of the few places on Earth that have air that is more disgusting than our own.   To get a clearer picture of Hong Kong’s air pollution, read our feature: Bad air daze ...




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