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  1. Taipei 101 sets sights high in plan to go green

    Posted Nov 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... environmentally-friendly building in 18 months. The Taipei tower- the world's tallest until the Burj Dubai skyscraper in the United Arab Emirates is completed at the end of the year- announced its plan to go ... Kong and the mainland have already introduced the system, it is still relatively unfamiliar in Taiwan. Taipei 101 aims to become the first skyscraper on the island to obtain the LEED gold ...

  2. How long should Hong Kong's architects reach for the sky?

    Posted Oct 31st 2008, 12:00am by Violet Law

    ... was the topic of much interest 13,000km away at the Skyscraper Museum in Manhattan. The museum, along with several other organisations, recently held an international symposium to examine ... districts, but the cityscape at large. Meanwhile, the groundswell of residents vociferously opposing certain skyscrapers in the pipeline is growing by the day. Unbowed by the architects' fame ...

  3. Drop in surface wind speeds an early warning for industry

    Posted Nov 25th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... skyscrapers, but the paper said the precise cause could not be specified. The data for the study was collected from ever-spinning anemometers from nearly 1,000 weather stations. Although an anemometer ...

  4. Metal poisoning part of everyday life along Xiang River

    Posted Aug 07th 2009, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... that runs through the provincial capital, Changsha, has been known for its metal pollution problems since the early 1970s and has become one of the dirtiest rivers in China over the past three ...

  5. Government determined to ruin the only greenery left in Central

    Posted Sep 24th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... pollution, and overcrowding in Central and that such an approach would be irresponsible town planning. Your report ('Skyscraper plans for Government Hill site', September 18) confirmed our ...

  6. Letters

    Posted Sep 30th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... times in her flat. This may be due to the close proximity of a landfill site. It was a major concern of hers. Michael Jenkins, Central Thumbs up for new skyscraper I welcome the redevelopment plan for part of the Central Government Offices ('Skyscraper plans for Government Hill site', September 18). Not only will the site provide more quality office buildings, ...

  7. Extreme weather tied to global warming

    Posted Jul 30th 2003, 12:00am by Ray Cheung

    ... the temperature has several times risen above 40 degrees Celsius in the past few weeks. This week has been no different. On Monday, at Changsha in Hunan the thermometer reached 40 degrees; today ...

  8. If we were to start a new category of prize for The Nobel Foundation, what would you choose?

    Posted Mar 18th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... prosperity, governments often neglect the importance of caring for the environment. They spare no effort in setting up industries, building skyscrapers and developing land to sell to stimulate ...

  9. Beijing among six worst for pollution

    Posted May 10th 2005, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... of the centre's air-monitoring office. The monthly survey shows air quality in 30 out of 47 monitored cities was excellent or good on more than 24 days in April. But Beijing, Jinan, Changsha, Taiyuan, ...

  10. letters

    Posted Mar 23rd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by skyscrapers. This can increase our health problems. A lot needs to be done to improve the situation. For example, we should introduce laws to force drivers and manufacturers to adopt eco-friendly ...




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