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  1. Kowloon's 'glamour' district gets a new gem in its crown

    Posted Mar 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... the street is taking shape and heading in the right direction and the opening of this hotel is an important step towards enhancing the status of a new and vibrant part of Hong Kong.' Also ... by people in the street to minimise noise. 'In Hong Kong, we live in a very close environment and noise pollution over the long run may annoy local residents,' he said. 'The ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/490934/kowloons-glamour-district-gets-new-gem-its-crown
  2. How long should Hong Kong's architects reach for the sky?

    Posted Oct 31st 2008, 12:00am by Violet Law

    ... Violet Law Something most Hongkongers have long taken for granted was the subject of a three-day symposium in New York. That tall- very tall- buildings can be packed into Hong Kong plots ... the verticality and density that defines Hong Kong. Host city New York might as well be the closest kindred spirit the city has among vertical metropolises in the world. After all, Central and other ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/658324/how-long-should-hong-kongs-architects-reach-sky
  3. Hong Kong needs an advocate for conservation not a car salesman

    Posted Jun 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Mr Yau should be promoting are those that transport the most people with the least impact on resources and energy consumption. Hong Kong needs a sustainable warrior not a car salesman. Mary ... congested districts, the resolution of the imbalance in harbour tunnel charges and the introduction of more pedestrian zones? Has he made any studies on the expansion of the tram service ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/682308/hong-kong-needs-advocate-conservation-not-car-salesman
  4. Hong Kong must develop parties and politicians

    Posted Nov 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Hong Kong government has postponed full democratisation because of the immaturity of politicians and political parties, but has it done anything to repair this situation? In fact, what ... At present, the chief executive and all high-ranking officials cannot be party men. Those members of the Liberal Party, the Democratic Alliance for Betterment of Hong Kong and the Hong Kong Federation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/476650/hong-kong-must-develop-parties-and-politicians
  5. Hong Kong is hiding behind spineless conservation treaty

    Posted Jan 06th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to go without shark's fin soup', December 22). I wonder if officials could explain this rationale. Not that one needs to make enemies, but no sharks are caught in Hong Kong waters, ... that not enough proof exists to make strong regulations. Should Hong Kong be hiding behind such a spineless conservation system? One of the biggest social contributions Hong Kong could give to the global ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/734910/hong-kong-hiding-behind-spineless-conservation-treaty
  6. High-fliers flee Hong Kong to breathe freely

    Posted Jan 04th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chris Ip Annemarie de Villiers arrived in Hong Kong in July 2009 with her husband, Daniel, and two boys, Bailey and Ethan, and immediately fell in love with the city. The native South ... in Hong Kong. Doctors said the air pollution was affecting his health and the asthma could become permanent. Annemarie too had bronchitis and chronic migraines. 'It was absolutely ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/734751/high-fliers-flee-hong-kong-breathe-freely
  7. Should the government build incinerators in Hong Kong?

    Posted Dec 01st 2010, 12:00am by Matthew Murchie

    ... be a backward step for Hong Kong because there are much better ways to reduce the volumes of waste being sent to landfill sites. Elise Choi, 16, Sai Kung Sung Tsun Catholic School The three main landfills in Hong Kong will be full in a few years. Extending landfills is not the best solution because it cannot go on, especially in a place like Hong Kong where there is a shortage of land. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/732063/should-government-build-incinerators-hong-kong
  8. Wishing for a cleaner Hong Kong

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

    ... there is a paper-recycling bin nearby. I hope all that will change and Hong Kong will become a cleaner place so that everyone can have a reason to smile. Shereen Khemchandani, Marymount Secondary School From ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/723290/wishing-cleaner-hong-kong
  9. Extend glass recycling initiative to the whole of Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 12th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... from glass, to paper, to cans, and even to corks from wine bottles, I am used to sorting my garbage. I am curious as to why Hong Kong does not recycle more? Seeing as glass is the easiest substance to recycle and reuse, why haven't there been more campaigns to promote recycling? Hong Kong has attempted to place recycling bins around the city, but only for them to be placed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/719506/extend-glass-recycling-initiative-whole-hong-kong
  10. We must tackle Hong Kong's lax vehicle emissions standards

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

    ... for reduced fares', May 29) I felt compelled to write this letter. Hong Kong needs to address the root cause of vehicle emissions- our lax vehicle emissions standards and compliance measures. We should look to California for cleaner Hong Kong air. That state is the leader in setting vehicle emissions standards. The California Air Resources Board (CARB) standards are the most aggressive ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/716053/we-must-tackle-hong-kongs-lax-vehicle-emissions-standards

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