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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Causeway Bay API soars above WHO safety guidelines

    Posted Mar 09th 2013, 12:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... officials came under pressure to cut vehicle emissions after dangerous pollution levels were recorded in one of Hong Kong's busiest shopping districts yesterday. In Causeway Bay, the air ... the city's pollution forecast and warning system. People with respiratory or heart disease were advised to stay indoors. In Causeway Bay, the air pollution index (API) hit 198, the third-highest ...

  2. 5 dead birds in Causeway Bay tested for virus

    Posted Jan 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com Five birds found dead in Causeway Bay yesterday are being tested for the H5N1 virus, just weeks after a ban on live chicken sales was lifted. Meanwhile, a ranger ... tract infection. He was given medication and would not require monitoring. The Agricultural, Fisheries and Conservation Department said it had collected the five birds found in Causeway Bay ...

  3. Providers eye Causeway Bay

    Posted Jun 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... One of the Big Four has given Causeway Bay a vote of confidence on behalf of the financial world by becoming the first tenant to lease space at Hysan Place. KPMG, one of the world's four biggest accountancy, tax advice and auditing firms, will take up five floors after the retail and office tower in Hennessy Road, Causeway Bay, is completed later this year. The move marks ...

  4. New Causeway Bay flyover opens today, ahead of time

    Posted Jun 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter After a year of re-routing and traffic confusion, the new Causeway Bay flyover opens today at 10am. Only one of the two lanes will open for now, and the Transport Department ... Bay, Tai Hang and Causeway Road will be diverted to the new flyover,' a department spokesman said. 'We expect the opening of the flyover will smooth traffic in the Causeway Bay area ...

  5. IFC... Invisible From Causeway Bay

    Posted Sep 17th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The towering shame that's hanging over Hong Kong for all to see This was the view of Hong Kong's tallest building from Causeway Bay yesterday afternoon as the heart of the city ... roadside monitoring station hit a peak of 158. Monitoring stations in Causeway Bay and Mongkok recorded index peaks at 7pm of 133 and 151 respectively. For most of the day the readings at all three ...

  6. You must be choking!

    Posted Aug 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... The highest recorded API readings 212 Central, yesterday 192 Central, May 29, 2011 186 Causeway Bay, February 5, 2011 184 Causeway Bay, February 2, 2011 183 Mong Kok, April 22, 2012 182 Mong Kok, November 3, 2003 179 Causeway Bay, January 15, 2011 178 Central, May 28, 2011 Source: Environmental Protection Department ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Big trees may be root of problems at Hysan Place

    Posted Feb 25th 2013, 12:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... be root of problems The biggest developer in Causeway Bay is planning to plant a tree species outside its award-winning mall that is potentially destructive to the local environment. Tree ... of Hysan Place in Causeway Bay. Ken So Kwok-yin, chief executive of the Conservancy Association, questioned Hysan's choice, as the new species needed large underground space for its roots. ...

  8. In Brief

    Posted Feb 20th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Transport during marathon Special traffic arrangements have been put in place for today's Hong Kong Marathon. Both the east- and west-bound carriageways of the Island Eastern Corridor between Victoria Park Road and Shau Kei Wan will be closed from 2a ...

  9. Officials ignore obvious ways to reduce serious pollution levels

    Posted Jun 29th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Our chief executive and environmental protection and transport departments talk a lot about curbing pollution, but they are only giving people false hope. They seek to pacify the public without taking responsibility. The report ('8 roads with worst a ...

  10. Fears about flyover work fail to materialise

    Posted Jun 12th 2005, 12:00am by Andy Chen

    ... Andy Cheng New traffic arrangements put in place yesterday to accommodate the $73 million replacement of the Causeway Bay flyover caused only minor disruption to traffic- thanks in part ... will enable the replacement of the Causeway Bay flyover near the northwest corner of Victoria Park with a wider one to be built over the next two years. The single-lane, one-way bridge connecting ...




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