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  1. 'Smart' plug points way to energy-saving future

    Posted Apr 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... such as Australia. Britain's energy policy, which rewards power suppliers' conservation efforts, was crucial to the plug's development, Mr Wong said. 'Once you have the policy, people ... Cheung Chi-fai A Hong Kong-British partnership has created the world's first 'smart' electric power plug to tap the growing market for energy-efficient devices which, ...

  2. Better rules, and a new mindset, are required for conservation

    Posted Aug 13th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... up a conservation trust. Britain has an unrivalled track record of conservation, and there are some long-established conservation trusts that are held in high regard. Executive Council ... It must shift to a position that finds the right balance between development and conservation. Hongkongers cherish their countryside. It enables them to escape from an environment dominated ...

  3. Letters

    Posted Jun 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Bureau's website, and various measures focusing on energy conservation and efficiency. We do not have a structured, coherent and comprehensive energy policy to support our pursuit of an economy ... of our community and Hong Kong's commitments as a responsible global citizen. The bureau should study a wide range of energy issues, which include energy conservation and efficiency, ...

  4. HK's youth most conservative about sex, global survey finds

    Posted Mar 28th 2008, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Hong Kong youngsters are much more conservative about sex compared with their counterparts in other parts of the world, a survey reveals. But a sex education expert said the appearance that Hong Kong people were conservative about sex was deceptive. The online survey commissioned by the Body Shop and MTV Networks International last month interviewed 2,000 people aged 16 to 24 from ...

  5. Why money matters less than conserving our heritage

    Posted Jul 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... this month on the conservation of Government Hill. The Liberal Party argues that Government Hill should be designated for business use because it would be a waste not to develop such a valuable piece ... conservation in Hong Kong is that we do not consider how to conserve historic buildings in a sustainable way ('Legacy in limbo', July 14). It seems to me the potential of these old structures ...

  6. Talking points

    Posted May 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Kong's heritage conservation, but speaking abroad about the city's policy six weeks before Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen's term expires may be a strong hint of her inclusion ... will brief the media on the conservation of ethnic minorities' culture. Following criticism from exiled Tibetans and Uygurs of its administration of the Tibet and Xinjiang autonomous regions, ...

  7. Hong Kong should begin to conserve water now

    Posted Nov 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... With guaranteed freshwater supplies from our neighbouring province, Hong Kong has not had to face water rationing since 1982. As responsible citizens we should do our part by conserving water. ... was cut to four hours every four days. Conservation of water should begin now. SAM LEE, director, programme development, WWF Hong Kong City not just a business Francis Chong Wing-charn argued ...

  8. Events

    Posted Jun 01st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 5: Canadian Chamber of Commerce evening event: 'Media training presentation'. Kinwick Centre, Central. Guangzhou: Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce seminar on energy conservation and emissions reduction. ...

  9. Put sustainable development at the top of our city's agenda

    Posted Mar 13th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In view of the upcoming chief executive election, we would like to highlight the fact that the chronic lack of a lucid sustainable development policy has compromised nature conservation ... conservation. Otherwise, our natural resources, quality of life and environmental conditions cannot be sustained. We contend that many governments worldwide have embraced the basic principles ...

  10. Letters

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

    ... the highest environmental benefits in the most cost-effective way. We would use HK$1 billion to HK$1.4 billion to promote energy conservation and assist all sectors of the community to improve energy ... agreement to give a reasonably attractive return on investment to the power companies for sound measures they can undertake to improve the city's energy efficiency and help consumers conserve ...




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