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  1. Diners support plan to cut food waste by 15pc

    Posted Jan 28th 2011, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... desertification when it is harvested. Secretary for Environment Edward Yau Tang-wah said it was important corporations and departments planned their banquets well. 'Most people go to these occasions ...

  2. green living

    Posted Feb 17th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the Secretary for the Environment, Edward Yau Tang-wah, through the following addresses: e-mail: sec@enb.gov.hk post: Mr Edward Yau Environment Bureau 464 Revenue Tower 5 Gloucester Road Wan Chai Hong ...

  3. 50,000 households warm to idea of no air cons for a night

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

    ... Edward Yau Tang-wah, Observatory director Dr Lee Boon-ying and heads of departments such as Planning, Census and Statistics and the Companies Registry. Eight political parties, eight ...

  4. Onslaught on smokers fails to tackle air pollution problems

    Posted Dec 16th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... No doubt our environment minister, Edward Yau Tang-wah, will approve of these new restrictions. It was he, after all, who advised us all to stop smoking when our internationally discredited air ...

  5. Minister backs air-con switch-off

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

    ... Cheung Chi-fai He has sweated in a taxi with its engine switched off and commuted on the MTR on Car-Free Day. Now the environment minister is throwing his weight behind No Air Con Day. Edward Yau Tang-wah, the subject of controversy over the idling-engine ban and light-bulb vouchers, has not just agreed to support the air-con campaign led by NGOs- the Environment Bureau has ...

  6. Public should prepare for waste disposal charge, minister warns

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

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Hongkongers should expect to be charged for waste disposal as a way of encouraging recycling, the environment minister warned yesterday. Edward Yau Tang-wah said the 49 per cent recycling rate needed to be significantly lifted because landfill sites were filling up quickly. His comments came a day after the government said it would scrap a highly unpopular plan ...

  7. Legco finally passes ban on idling engines

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

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Environment chief Edward Yau Tang-wah achieved a symbolic victory yesterday with the passage of a much-watered-down law banning idling engines, but lawmakers urged him to set tougher targets for curbing air pollution. Some questioned whether Yau had used up too much political capital in overcoming huge resistance to the measure- and in such a way that its ...

  8. Help bring clean water to mainland

    Posted Mar 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Mabel Sieh

    ... Nations. According to the World Health Organisation, more than 1 billion people worldwide have to resort to potentially harmful sources of water. Edward Chan Yue-fai, Greenpeace campaign manager, ...

  9. No quick fixes for the problem of air quality

    Posted Jul 16th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai The environment minister has admitted that roadside air pollution has not significantly improved over the years but says addressing it in isolation without tackling other sources will never deliver satisfactory air quality. Edward Yau Tang-wah said air pollution had to be tackled on all fronts, and he called for community support when a review of air quality ...

  10. Watchdog wants answers on lack of action to improve air

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

    ... there is serious dereliction of duties that the Ombudsman has a duty to study closely and find out what is really going on,' Choi said. 'We are not asking for heads to roll. Having Edward Yau ...




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