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  1. Waste incinerator is inevitable, says Edward Yau

    Posted Apr 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com A plan to build a HK$15 billion waste incinerator may be unpopular, but the next chief executive will see it is necessary, the environment chief said yesterday. Speaking on a Commercial Radio show, Edward Yau Tang-wah said that while the incinerator was not the option preferred by Leung Chun-ying, the alternatives- reducing waste at the source and landfill ...

  2. Choosing Edwards gives Kerry a fighting chance

    Posted Jul 08th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... US presidential hopeful John Kerry's choice of John Edwards as his running mate is, more than anything else, a nod to pragmatism. Senator Edwards might be a freshman senator whom ... Edwards' presence will be enough to carry the crucial swing states of the midwest and the south, though no one thinks it will hurt. These are the states where fear of job losses from overseas ...

  3. Rebels try to unseat party leadership

    Posted Oct 29th 2010, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung A power struggle within the League of Social Democrats is heating up with rebels trying to unseat the leadership, which has been in office for 10 months. The clash involves the leadership team of chairman Andrew To Kwan-hang and a group led by Edward Yum Liang-hsien. Yum, who quit the party's executive committee last week in protest at what he called ...

  4. Date set for showdown over Social Democrats' leadership

    Posted Oct 25th 2010, 12:00am by Tanna Chong

    ... Tanna Chong Internal strife in the League of Social Democrats could come to a temporary end in two weeks, possibly with the overthrow of the party's leadership. The conflict between two league factions- one led by rising star Edward Yum Liang-hsien and the other by chairman Andrew To Kwan-hang- started over whether the league should still take part in the carve-up ...

  5. Ex-People Power activist may take on its founder

    Posted Jul 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Emily Tsang and Tanna Chong A former People Power activist is threatening to split the group's support by running against ex-ally and radical stalwart Wong Yuk-man in September's election. Edward Yum Liang-hsien is best known as the 'Victoria Park Brother' for his fiery and outspoken contributions on the RTHK Sunday programme City Forum. But he appeared for his ...

  6. Who said it?

    Posted Apr 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... There is a government now that says it is committed to reform and I think it is right to encourage those steps British Prime Minister David Cameron on Myanmar's reforms In any part of the world, waste reduction measures do not drag the amount of waste down to zero Environment Secretary Edward Yau Tang-wah insists on the need for an incinerator in Hong Kong Every mother works hard, ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    District councillor may have to surrender seat

    Posted Jan 18th 2013, 12:00am by Thomas Chan

    ... Thomas Chan thomas.chan@scmp.com District councillor may lose seat A district councillor who won his Yau Tsim Mong seat by just two votes could face disqualification after a court ruling yesterday Edward Leung Wai-kuen had asked the Court of First Instance to exempt him from the threat of disqualification or other punishment after his election rival said he had broken campaign ...

  8. Fukushima plant crisis sparks meeting in Beijing

    Posted Apr 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Staff Reporter A Hong Kong government delegation travelled to Beijing yesterday to visit the National Nuclear Safety Administration to exchange views on energy safety and development following the Fukushima nuclear crisis in Japan. Led by Secretary for the Environment Edward Yau Tang-wah, the delegation was joined by power firm representatives, members of the Energy Advisory ...

  9. What's in a name? At least US$150,000 at auction

    Posted Jul 31st 2004, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... Peter Kammerer Foreign Editor No matter how John Kerry and his presidential running mate John Edwards are perceived by American voters after the Democratic Party convention, Indianapolis man Kerry Edwards is a winner. Mr Edwards is set to cash in on the coincidence of his name through an auction of his internet website address, kerryedwards.com. Bidding closes at midday ...

  10. Minister confident over bag levy

    Posted May 26th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Scarlett Chiang The proposed 50 cent levy on plastic shopping bags will be approved by the Legislative Council in July, the environment minister predicted yesterday. Secretary for the Environment Edward Yau Tang-wah said he expected the Product Eco-Responsibility Bill, which includes the plastic bag levy, would be approved before the end of the legislative year. 'The ...




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