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  1. City may give name to shipping convention

    Posted May 01st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... conference at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, the first time such a conference has been held in Asia. Patrick Chun Ping-fai, assistant director of the Marine Department, announced ... convention, if adopted, will impose certain mandatory requirements on the design, construction and operation of ships, as well as their preparation for scrapyards at the end of their lives ...

  2. Green agenda

    Posted Jul 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... commitment seriously. He must also allocate sufficient resources to develop and implement policies. A stated goal in the pledge is to review Hong Kong's 2004 conservation policy by comparing ... Christine Loh A key election pledge by Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying was on nature conservation. This is the best articulated part of his manifesto relating to the environment ...

  3. Banning fishing in marine park could lay foundation for sustainable fishery

    Posted Aug 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... I refer to the letter by Joseph Sham, assistant director of agriculture, fisheries and conservation ('Some fishing allowed in marine parks', August 8). Mr Sham's defence of government actions to protect Hoi Ha Wan Marine Park is a poor attempt to justify a woeful record of environmental protection of Hong Kong's marine resources. When the marine park was set up ...

  4. Marine legacy for Tsang?

    Posted Apr 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Markus Shaw

    ... Markus Shaw The single most critical conservation issue in Hong Kong today is the devastated condition of our marine environment. Hong Kong has its own Dead Sea but, in our case, ... for exploitation and marketing of marine resources is also responsible for preservation of those resources. Gamekeeper by day, poacher by night! There are many problems in Hong Kong which need to be dealt ...

  5. Government should develop conservation areas in HK

    Posted Sep 04th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The recent controversies surrounding heritage conservation highlight one of the major flaws in the Antiquities and Monuments Ordinance- the fact that only individual 'monuments' ... numbers of Hong Kong people view certain 'everyday' or 'common' buildings and streetscapes as heritage resources worthy of protection. Those who feel this way are in line ...

  6. Business - Comment - MR. SHANGKONG

    Hong Kong lawmakers need Shanghai trip to face up to social issues

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 05:27am by George Chen

    ... had risen to about 30 million people. Are the local Shanghainese happy? Of course not. If you talk to any local Shanghai resident and ask them about issues such as limited resources for public ... plans for the city. How can you control population growth in a mainland city when it grows too fast and fights erupt between locals and non-locals for limited public resources while debates over ...

  7. Q&A: Fiona Kotur-Marin

    Posted Oct 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... but with the great resources available here it gave us a niche and a good opportunity to define ourselves. So living here has played an integral role in the collection. You recently collaborated ... but I'm very much an American living in Hong Kong. It was important to stay close to the manufacturing base. We're now sold across 300 doors in 10 countries. Today, where you are based ...

  8. U-turn on recycling of pellets

    Posted Aug 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... 20 fish samples on Monday and 30 samples yesterday. No pellets were detected. The Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department received reports from five fish farmers that trace amounts of plastic pellets were found in the Ma Wan and Cheung Sha Wan fish culture zones. They were cleared up. In five live-fish samples the department collected, one gram and 0.4 grams of the pellets were ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Officials failing to protect Hoi Ha Wan marine park

    Posted Aug 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Markus Shaw

    ... Markus Shaw Markus Shaw says laws that protect the marine park must be enforced Hoi Ha riches won't survive official dereliction of duty There have been encouraging signs recently ... survive all over the New Territories. One is Hoi Ha village, which lies in Sai Kung Country Park, on the shoreline of Hoi Ha Wan- one of Hong Kong's few marine parks and arguably the finest. ...

  10. A rich, living heritage that is still evolving

    Posted Sep 16th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... scan Hong Kong Island's waterfront from the wings of the Convention Centre to the Macau Ferry piers. In that stretch of real estate with buildings soaring ever higher and valued collectively at billions of dollars, there are few remaining historic landmarks of our brief 163-year history. A mariner sailing into port after a 30-year absence could, with difficulty, pick out less ...




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