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  1. NT villagers protest government's conservation policy

    Posted Dec 01st 2004, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... PAGGIE LEUNG Updated at 5.38pm: More than 100 New Territories villagers on Wednesday demonstrated against the government's new nature conservation policy- warning the plan would harm ... policy. Last month, the government identified 12 ecologically valuable private lands for conservation. The new policy will allow developments on the least sensitive parts of the sites under two ...

  2. All aboard the Marine Department

    Posted Apr 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Chris Davis A big fan of the ocean from an early age, Tsang Cheuk-yin's career in the Marine Department has given him many memorable experiences. As a principal marine officer ... Tsang's leadership, a joint partnership between the Marine Department and the Highways Department recently oversaw the relocation of more than 150 pleasure vessels from the Causeway Bay typhoon ...

  3. Independents plan offbeat exploits to wow voters

    Posted Aug 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... limited resources and time. The biggest field yet of 287 candidates has been confirmed to contest the September 9 Legco election, 216 of those- on 67 slates- will battle for 35 directly elected ... audiences. 'Independents should not rely on traditional media or conventional means in the election campaigns, we need to think out of the box to find alternatives,' Pong said. 'But ...

  4. Letters

    Posted Jul 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... for guidance to their own fisheries managers. Charlie Lim, chairman, conservation and management committee, Marine Products Association ... Police turn blind eye to bar smokers My son is visiting Hong Kong from Colombia where he normally lives. He was born here and still has a number of friends living in the city. On Saturday ...

  5. End of small-house policy can see Hong Kong become 'one place, one people'

    Posted Jun 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Territories has 90 per cent of the SAR's land resource. Lack of supply makes land expensive and housing built thereon far beyond the means of a large section of the community. The temptation to create land through reclamation is a dangerous distraction from the proper solution to our land supply problem. Reclamation destroys our invaluable natural marine resources without offering ...

  6. What would get your vote?

    Posted Mar 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Implementation of the controversial national education subject and a shortage of international school places adds to the list of flaws in the education system. Erica Kwan, 15, from St Paul's Convent ... to revision schedules. She wants to see the amount and weight of school-based projects reduced. Candace Kwan, 18, from St Paul's Convent School, thinks university places for secondary school ...

  7. Letters

    Posted Sep 13th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in marine parks', September 7). Being a keen diver and an advocate for marine conservation I was struck by two points in the AFCD's letter. Given the fleets of fishing boats trawling throughout Hong Kong waters and what they manage to catch, I do not believe that saying fish are more abundant in marine parks has much resonance as a marine conservation position. I wonder how long ...

  8. The power of public opinion

    Posted Apr 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... of his plan to resign from the Executive Council probably compelled Tang to bring forward his campaign timetable, thus depriving Tang sooner of the protection and resources he was enjoying as the second-in-command in government. Defying the conventional wisdom that Tang was the heir apparent, Leung presented himself as someone who wanted to give Hong Kong people a choice. In this way, he scored many ...


    Posted Jun 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... will remain the same? Q2 What are the major challenges facing Hong Kong in the next 15 years? Q3 Do you expect to be living in Hong Kong 15 years from now? What would influence your decision? Ho ... will have disappeared into the dustbin of history. No more reports about cage homes will be carried on the front pages of international media. Those living in cage homes and the 100,000 residents ...

  10. Letters

    Posted Oct 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... for the economy, but not for our precious natural resources. There would have to be more reclamation and the water around Hong Kong is already polluted. Reclamation causes irreversible damage to marine ... Yuk-man and Leung Kwok-hung from the Legco chamber because of their misbehaviour. We live in a civilised society and people should express their opinions in a well-mannered fashion. At this Legco ...




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