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  1. Delta air cleaner, roadside air worse

    Posted Apr 30th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... roadside air pollution from vehicles. The encouraging regional readings come from a network of 16 air quality monitoring stations in various cities in the Pearl River Delta including Hong Kong. ... in 2006- in line with local improvement in ambient air quality last year. Environment officials dismissed suggestions that the good result was attributatble to a drop in industrial production ...

  2. Clean air, not hot air, is what we need- now

    Posted May 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... cent respectively last year. The number of days with better air quality also rose, in line with a local improvement in ambient air quality. From the health point of view, it is the explanation ... here is that official action to reduce the sources of pollution produced improvements, however modest in terms of the scale of the problem. As a result, ambient air quality in the delta ...

  3. Report due on quality targets for delta's air

    Posted Nov 17th 2010, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... to 10 years. The evaluation, by experts from both sides, will mainly focus on how well the measures taken to clean the air in the Pearl River Delta worked. Chen Guangrong, deputy chief ... Chen also praised the Pearl River Delta Regional Air Quality Management Plan, which became a popular pattern for environmental protection and was followed by other PRD cities, for the good air ...

  4. Air flow fears over MTR tower project

    Posted Jan 29th 2010, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... lacks planning restrictions and may reduce air flow. The MTR Corporation called for expressions of interest on Monday. The closing date is today. The development, near the Jordan and Kowloon ... development plot ratio to five but does not impose restrictions on the height of buildings or set minimum space restrictions between buildings to allow air flow. Green Sense said although ...

  5. Watchdogs should address the worst causes of air pollution

    Posted Nov 24th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Environmental watchdogs from Hong Kong and Guangdong are compiling a report on proposals to reduce air pollution levels in the Pearl River Delta ('Report due on quality targets for delta's air', November 17). Pollution levels are getting worse and these watchdogs have to come up with ways to solve the problems that we face. I think the two major causes of our bad air ...

  6. Guangzhou plans traffic curbs to clear air

    Posted Apr 12th 2010, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... is to reduce the air pollution for the Asian Games, which will run from November 12-27. Li Zhuo, director of the Guangzhou Environmental Protection Bureau's vehicle pollution control department, ... No timetable has been set for a decision on the pollution-control measures. The Guangdong government and city governments in the Pearl River Delta wouldintroduce similar restrictions on public vehicles ...

  7. Zhuhai embarks on 27b yuan push to be aircraft manufacturing hub

    Posted May 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... next year, will be assembled on the new assembly line in time to be exhibited during the air show in November, he said. Besides the manufacturing plant, there will also be a research ... Year in February. He and his 300 fellow workers are racing to get the plant ready by August, three months before a biennial air show is due to be held in the city. Avic, the largest aircraft ...

  8. Delta's green market awaits HK firms with the right set-up

    Posted Dec 10th 2010, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... to undergo an energy efficiency assessment. The rule is intended to ensure the Pearl River Delta's air quality and sewage treatment rates improve by 10 per cent from this year's by 2012. The Hong Kong Trade Development Council has estimated that the Pearl River Delta's energy-saving service market could amount to between 5 billion yuan (HK$5.82 billion) and 6 billion yuan ...


    Posted Oct 14th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... While the major cities of the Pearl River Delta have many similarities, when it comes to dining, Guangzhou, Shenzhen and Zhuhai are worlds apart. Guangzhou, the capital of Guangdong, ... restaurants, most in the Pearl River Delta do not accept international credit cards. Many do not even accept mainland credit cards. Make sure to bring enough cash to cover the cost of meals. Tipping ...

  10. Yellow River Delta faces huge challenges in halting pollution

    Posted Oct 08th 2010, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... planned in delta cities. That has led some experts to question the practicability of the environmentally friendly development plan and characterise it as just another political manoeuvre designed to extract more financial support from the central government. The delta zone mainly covers two cities, Dongying and Binzhou, and parts of two others, Weifang and Laizhou. Four industrial bases next ...




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