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  1. TV tutor

    Posted Feb 04th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... We have selected one programme for each day of the coming week from TVB Pearl or ATV World. Enjoy the shows and learn English at the same time. We also recommend the daily news report (7.30-8pm on both channels) which has English subtitles, helping you to ...

  2. Fears private plots threaten reserve plan

    Posted Sep 09th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... compromise long-term conservation efforts for the site, a butterfly haven in the heart of the Pat Sin Leng Country Park in the northeastern New Territories. The concerns were raised at a special ... and conserve the rest. The plan is the first public-private partnership project under a new conservation policy that aims to preserve privately owned sites of high ecological value. The Sha Lo Tung ...

  3. Country park enclaves lack zoning

    Posted Aug 10th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kung's Tai Long Wan coast, propose establishing a conservation trust to protect valuable sites. Tai Long Sai Wan was made subject to zoning rules on Friday but a government document seen by the South China Morning Post shows that 1,338 hectares in 53 similar pockets have no such plans. The sites include four listed among 12 sensitive areas in 2004 under a then new nature conservation ...

  4. Environmentalists call for policy revamp

    Posted Mar 30th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Environmentalists have called for a revamp of the nature-conservation policy, which they say has failed to curb a spate of tree felling, illegal dumping and unauthorised ... Billy Hau Chi-hang, director of the Conservancy Association. 'We believe it is time to take steps to carry out a comprehensive review on that.' Enforcement responsibilities rested ...

  5. Firms issue proposals to develop green sites

    Posted Jun 01st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The management-agreement initiative encourages collaboration between green groups and land owners to conserve the sites. Based on information released by the Environmental Protection Department yesterday, the Sha ... the Sha Lo Tung stream and valley, up to 90 per cent of the 57-hectare site. Cheng Luk-ki, head of conservation for Green Power, said the niche site would be close to a graveyard. There would ...

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    Hefty price puts ANZ plan to buy HK bank on hold

    Posted Sep 19th 2012, 12:00am by George Chen, Lulu Chen

    ... Bank, also considered acquiring a Hong Kong bank, but no deal was struck. "The merger and acquisition theme is dead as potential buyers need to conserve capital given the regulatory ...

  7. Protesters outraged over project at Sai Wan

    Posted Jul 20th 2010, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... The government is also being urged by its advisers to review its conservation policy and protect Sai Wan by zoning it a coastal protection area. The outcry was sparked after the South China Morning Post ... at the Agricultural, Fisheries and Conservation Department. Another Facebook group is planning a petition at the site. 'We may camp there,' said Damon Wong who visited and filmed the site with 16 ...

  8. HK$20m plan to save trees at tower site

    Posted Nov 20th 2008, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng Green groups press for changes The Hopewell Mega Tower project will include a HK$20 million plan for tree conservation and transplantation, but conservationists have urged the developer to build the hotel on cantilevers to preserve the trees instead of transplanting them. And a leading conservation group is pressing ahead with a proposal calling for the site to be rezoned ...

  9. Flock tactics

    Posted Jan 11th 2011, 12:00am by Oliver Chou

    ... an annual surge as they journey to warmer climes. Mai Po's stream of visitors this winter included a different cluster from the north: 10 conservation officials from Shanghai and Jiangsu. ... and strengthen its nature reserves. Under the National Wetland Conservation Plan, authorities aim to extend the network from 550 wetland reserves and 100 wetland parks to 713 sites by 2030. The State ...

  10. Sai Wan not the only site at risk

    Posted Jul 21st 2010, 12:00am by Olga Wong, Vivian Li

    ... into a country park but there needs to be zoning controls at these sites that are so close to valuable protected areas,' said Alan Leung Sze-lun, a conservation manager from WWF Hong Kong. Leung ... to how to ensure land development is compatible with the environment, we have to keep a balance between respecting private property rights and conservation. We will also closely monitor the case, ...




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