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  1. Half to shun freshwater species for three months

    Posted Aug 30th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Nearly half of respondents to a survey have sworn off freshwater fish for at least three months in the wake of the malachite green scare. The poll also found that 80 per cent of respondents expressed no confidence in the safety of food from ...

  2. HK warned of rising risk of flooding along the harbour

    Posted May 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... to 340 species of birds, some of them endangered. An increase of half a metre in the sea level would cover much of the mud flats that water birds feed on during low tide. They would be forced ...

  3. Crash and burn

    Posted Aug 19th 2006, 12:00am by Ellen Whyte

    ... forests are often home to rare plants and animals, burning them down destroys rich ecosystems. Species which are already endangered are put under even more pressure. Every year, conservation agencies report that the fires cause the deaths of rare species, including the orangutan and the Sumatran Tiger. Smelly haze Slash and burn farming creates lots of air pollution. Much of Southeast ...

  4. Coxswain arrested after fatal collision

    Posted Mar 11th 2011, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo The coxswain of a tugboat that collided with a motorised sampan, claiming the life of a 70-year-old woman, in the Yau Ma Tei Typhoon Shelter on Wednesday night was arrested yesterday on suspicion of endangering lives at sea causing death. The 57-year-old man was granted police bail. The tugboat was towing a barge out of the typhoon shelter. The woman was thrown ...

  5. Health fears

    Posted Nov 17th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A hospital administrator has warned that a move to cut public doctors' working hours could 'endanger the safety of patients'. Do you agree and if so, what steps should be taken to lessen the risk? Write to us. ...

  6. Experts speak out on worries over Three Gorges

    Posted Dec 17th 2007, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... trees, plants and aquatic organisms had been affected the most. Chinese sturgeon, one of the oldest species on Earth that has existed for more than 200 million years, is a living witness to the ecological cost of the mainland's modernisation drive. The number of the endangered migrating fish found in the Yangtze River has dropped sharply from 5,000 in 1981 to about 300 last year. ...

  7. Peak residents put stop to road barrier

    Posted Jun 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... that the proposed barrier would endanger drivers, passengers and pedestrians by further narrowing the already narrow road. They want a public consultation and review of engineers' reports. Tam said he ... of the sign, the Transport Department said it was to warn drivers to slow down since the road narrowed to 3.5 metres and would endanger residents. The department had 'received views from ...

  8. News - China - WEATHER

    Flooding and landslides in quake-hit county of Yunnan in mainland China

    Posted Sep 12th 2012, 12:00am by CHOI CHI-YUK

    ... of whose lives were endangered by the disaster," he said. The two earthquakes last Friday were relatively mild, with magnitudes of 5.7 and 5.6, but Xinhua reported that 6,600 homes were ...

  9. Runway protests by air passengers are investigated

    Posted Apr 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... lawyer, said the passengers had violated the mainland's law and regulations. 'They not only risked their lives but also endangered the safety of other passengers.' He said ...

  10. Need to protect innocent children

    Posted Dec 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... protect them, not endanger their lives. I'm not a big fan of saying 'the government should...'- we all have to take responsibility to a certain extent. But where innocent lives ...




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