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  1. Sensible policies can prevent air pollution caused by festival

    Posted Sep 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... This is the time of year when Hongkongers celebrate the Hungry Ghost or Yu Lan festival. It is not uncommon in the evening to see people in crowded urban areas conduct roadside ritual burning of candles, joss sticks and paper. This adds to the summer heat ...

  2. Nations not close to preventing dangerous climate change

    Posted Feb 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Governments recently responded to the Copenhagen accord by merely repeating their existing pledges on greenhouse gases over the coming decade. Their obvious failure to raise the level of ambition means they are not even close to preventing dangerous climate change. Canada even significantly reduced its pledge compared to what it had promised before Copenhagen. In contrast, ...

  3. Plenty of scope in the field of disaster prevention

    Posted May 07th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... Ocean rim as a result of the earthquakes and massive tsunami on Boxing Day last year, has focused attention on what should be done to prevent such a catastrophe happening again and on the work ... some of the best landslip monitoring and preventive measures anywhere in the world. In addressing parallel concerns about air pollution, water quality and the treatment of solid waste, ...

  4. Letters

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

    ... of global warming on humans. Nigel Lam, Kowloon Tong Female-only rail cars not feasible We would like to thank Michael Ko for his comments regarding crime prevention ('Protect women on the MTR', September 3). The MTR Corporation takes crime prevention very seriously and works closely with the railway district police to provide a safe and secure travelling environment for all ...

  5. The neglected dangers of ultraviolet exposure

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

    ... Everyone is aware of the dangers of air pollution; fewer people are concerned about those from ultraviolet light. Yet too much exposure to it can be just as dangerous. According to the World Health Organisation, four out of five cases of skin cancer resul ...

  6. Letters

    Posted Sep 06th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Theodore Carl Soderberg, San Francisco Pets can benefit whole of society The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Hong Kong) is alarmed by a few incidents that have happened recently ... Feedback on trees essential It has been claimed that the death of a young student after a tree split and crushed her could have been prevented if officials had heeded citizens' warnings ...

  7. Talkback

    Posted Dec 12th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... boulders in the absence of a market for them. Few people believe tonnes of river boulders were moved around for flood prevention in an area hitherto unrecognised as a flood risk. The CED has ... the judiciary is failing to take the crimes seriously and is dismissing the cases or handing down derisory punishments. Littering appears to carry the maximum fine in each case but other offences, which ...

  8. letters

    Posted Jun 28th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by a doctor. In other words, there is no obvious pattern to the crimes. The only thing the attacks have in common is that they were vicious and evil. To prevent such incidents happening again, some ... with these people. Just hiring more security will not get to the root of the problem. More needs to be done if we are going to prevent further attacks. Liu Wing-lam, SKH Li Fook Hing Secondary School ...

  9. Crackdown on forest vandals

    Posted Mar 31st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jane Cai Anyone who breaks national laws protecting forests will be severely punished, says Zhao Xuemin, a vice-director of the State Forestry Administration. Mr Zhao made the pledge yesterday while announcing a two-month nationwide crackdown in a joint m ...

  10. Lai See

    Posted Jun 21st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a shred of evidence Transparency may be the accountancy buzzword of the post-Enron era, but Arthur Andersen it seems still isn't buying into the idea. The firm and accountant Raymund Chao Pak-ki went to great lengths to have their names kept out of p ...




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