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  1. Hong Kong soil tainted by electronic waste

    Posted Mar 29th 2005, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... in the New Territories were being used as staging points for the illegal cross-border trade in hazardous electronic waste. Although a law was introduced on the mainland last year to prohibit trade in electronic waste, Hong Kong has no such legislation. The large volume of cross-border trade between Hong Kong and the mainland had attracted electronic waste traders from developed countries to use ...

  2. HK deputies to push for easier travel

    Posted Mar 07th 2004, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... will table a motion calling for more stringent traffic regulations and crackdowns on faulty vehicles and poorly maintained highways, noting the series of fatal accidents involving cross-border ...

  3. Broad agenda needed for mayor's visit

    Posted Jun 17th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... there are many worthwhile cross-border co-operation issues that could be given a push through the attention that is possible during such high-level visits. These include management of some ... a dent in Hong Kong's unemployment figures nor lift government revenue. If pro-development advocates think otherwise, they should produce a credible cost-benefit analysis. Cross-border ...

  4. Yahoo HK spreads mainland net wider

    Posted Sep 06th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Bien Perez With rising cross-border trade between Hong Kong and Guangdong, Yahoo's local subsidiary is casting a wider net to sign up online advertisers from among the neighbouring ... conducting similar seminars in Guangzhou and other major cities across the Pearl River Delta region. It is a business opportunity that is supportive of recent cross-border initiatives by the Hong ...

  5. Dangerous cargo

    Posted May 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and one that highlights a vast problem of cross-border trafficking into Hong Kong- not in drugs, but in HIV and Aids. Studies have shown truck drivers and others who engage in unprotected sex ... the cross-border traffic between Hong Kong and the mainland and its effect on HIV/Aids rates in the territory. The links were clear. About 60 per cent of Hong Kong men attending government sexual health ...

  6. Golden week expected to lack its usual lustre

    Posted Apr 27th 2005, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... checkpoints; a joint command centre with major law enforcement agencies will be activated to monitor crowd control and cross-border buses and ferry services will be increased. Commenting ...

  7. Time to come clean on Lok Ma Chau Loop

    Posted Jun 17th 2004, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Unanimity of the views expressed at the meeting would actually be a more accurate description. But the proposal, heavily backed by cross-border interests, will just not go away. Shenzhen mayor Li ... their hopes for this on the loop. Let us postulate that ownership of the loop remained with cross-border interests when the land was transferred to Hong Kong and that the deal at that time included ...

  8. MTR juggernaut rolls past Octopus scandal

    Posted Mar 04th 2011, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... as advised by the government. Fare income from domestic and cross-border train services jumped 8.5 per cent and 6.9 per cent year on year to HK$8.67 billion and HK$2.49 billion respectively, ...

  9. Frontline troops in a deadly battle

    Posted Dec 01st 2004, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... threat brought about by cross-border marriage and subsequent travel between the mainland and the SAR, according to Elijah Fung, manager of the HIV education centre at St John's Cathedral, ... to their spouses. She describes HIV as a 'time-bomb' for both the mainland and Hong Kong, unless a joint effort is launched to control cross-border transmissions. Ms Fung also warns that health ...

  10. Officials mull ways to lift transparency after Daya Bay case

    Posted Jul 01st 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... that the government was in talks with the power company and Guangdong authorities on how to perfect the cross-border notification system so that more information on minor incidents could be released ...




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