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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Little action taken on dripping air-cons

    Posted Aug 18th 2013, 12:00am by CHARMAINE CHE

    ... become faulty or are badly attached to sewage pipes, individual flat owners were responsible, not the department. Lawmaker Ann Chiang Lai-wan of the Kowloon West constituency said the problem ... complained, and the FEHD issues warnings, but afterwards the follow-up will usually stop," Chiang said. "Therefore, people begin caring less about fixing faulty air-cons as prosecutions ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    HK$3b extra spent to force 85,000 polluting diesel vehicles off the road

    Posted Sep 24th 2013, 12:28pm by Cheung Chi-fai and Shirley Zhao

    ... a new vehicle and would have difficulty finding other jobs. Chiang Chi-wai, chairman of Lok Ma Chau China-Hong Kong Freight Association, said representatives of a total of nine fleet ...

  3. News - Asia - ENVIRONMENT

    Major projects can counter flooding in Asian cities, experts say

    Posted May 20th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Chiang Mai Major projects can stem city floods, experts say Asia's flood-prone cities should fund major drainage, water recycling and waste reduction projects to stem deluges and secure clean supply for rising populations, experts said yesterday at a water security forum. Rapid urbanisation has heaped pressure on water resources and drainage systems ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Transport operators make demands over plan to scrap old diesel trucks

    Posted Jan 24th 2013, 12:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... of vehicle age. They also want the first registration tax for new vehicles waived for two years. Chiang Chi-wai, a spokesman for the Lok Ma Chau China-Hong Kong Freight Association, said that unless their demands were met, they would not support the deadline. "It is against the law if they limit the lifespan of existing vehicles whose operations are within the law," he said. Chiang said ...

  5. News - Asia - ENVIRONMENT

    Laos' construction of barrage triggers Mekong crisis

    Posted Jan 19th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Fawthrop

    ... Tom Fawthrop in Chiang Mai Commission that controls development on the Mekong, a regional lifeline, is powerless to stop work on a massive hydropower scheme Credibility crisis over Laos damproject The four-nation Mekong River Commission (MRC) that supposedly co-ordinates activity on Southeast Asian's most important waterway faces a credibility crisis over the refusal by Laos ...

  6. News - Asia - ENVIRONMENT

    Finnish firm Poyry defends role in approval of massive dam in Laos

    Posted Nov 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Tom Fawthrop

    ... Tom Fawthrop in Chiang Mai, Thailand Controversial project will spark water conflicts along Mekong, Environmentalists and NGOs say Finnish consultancy defends role in approval of huge dam in Laos The consulting firm that gave Laos a green light for a controversial dam on the Mekong River, despite objections from downstream nations, is defending its role in the project, even ...



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