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  1. Water shortage fears swept away

    Posted Jun 25th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Department, which at one point was saying water might have to be rationed, said yesterday Hong Kong might take less water from the mainland than planned. By 9am yesterday, with torrential rain still ... of our daily consumption if there is no more capacity,' he said. Hong Kong now buys from Guangdong water at $3.085 per cubic metre. ...


    Posted Dec 29th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Hong Kong Red Cross and World Vision have both opened appeals for the victims of the Iranian earthquake Red Cross donations can be made to HSBC account number 567-650155-025, or crossed cheques made out to 'Hong Kong Red Cross Iran Relief Fund' sent to Hong Kong Red Cross at 33 Harcourt Road World Vision donations can be made to HSBC account number ...

  3. Metals producers restore operations

    Posted Feb 13th 2008, 12:00am by Carol Chan

    ... Carol Chan Metals producers including Jiangxi Copper and Hunan Nonferrous Metals Corp have started to restore operations after snowstorms forced them to cut back production. At Jiangxi Copper's mines, more than 80 per cent of output capacity had been ...

  4. Every effort must be made to ensure water is safe

    Posted Apr 12th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong residents have heard much about the cost of importing most of the city's water supplies from the Dongjiang, or East River, in Guangdong. Less often mentioned are questions ... multibillion-dollar Dongjiang aqueduct, built with the help of an interest-free loan from Hong Kong, will solve any remaining problems. But the findings of Greenpeace, released last week, contradict ...

  5. Harbour Fest disaster

    Posted Nov 07th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The financial secretary has just announced a commission of inquiry into government-subsidised Harbour Fest. Who do you think is to blame for the mess? Share your views. ...

  6. Eco-unfriendly

    Posted Aug 27th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Property tycoon Li Ka-shing has warned that conservationists' calls for limits on high-rise buildings, which they say damage the environment, are bad for Hong Kong's economy. Do you think he is right? Write to us. ...

  7. Call for island typhoon shelter

    Posted Jan 16th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... also help attract more tourists to Peng Chau, and thus help develop the island, which is about 2km south of Hong Kong Disneyland. 'The government is indirectly killing the local economy ... though the island is home to one of Hong Kong's major fishing communities. Many local fishermen have to pay HK$140 a day for an anchorage at the private Discovery Bay shelter on Lantau. ...

  8. Tarnished brand

    Posted Apr 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Hong Kong's economy and other businesses in the near future. First and foremost, Japanese food products are very popular among Hongkongers. Restaurants that sell Japanese food are being ... importantly, the Japan brand- long-established as top-quality and reliable- has been ruined overnight. The nuclear catastrophe has cast its shadow over Japan in many aspects. Japan is Hong Kong ...

  9. Crane tragedy shows need to be on guard

    Posted Jul 11th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of building the giant Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge. As the economy revives, there will be more major projects and property developments. When there is money to be made and jobs to be had, people ... The fatal crane accident yesterday should be a wake-up call for Hong Kong. While it is a tragedy that two workers were killed and five were injured, the collapse of such a giant structure ...

  10. Let's show we will always care

    Posted Jan 13th 2005, 12:00am by James Tang

    ... relief efforts, perhaps it is also time to rethink our role in the region. Hong Kong is a developed economy surrounded by poorer nations. We are 10 to 15 times wealthier than some of our ... James Tang The people of Hong Kong have opened their hearts and wallets following the Indian Ocean tsunami disaster. Now it is the government's turn. The generosity Hong Kong has ...




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