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  1. Comment - Letters

    Environment Bureau has failed to learn from its previous costly mistakes

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 04:25am by LETTERS

    ... Environment Bureau has failed to learn from costly mistakes Last month, the Finance Committee wisely postponed acting on the Environment Bureau's request to build an organic waste ... year to operate. The debate in the committee laid bare the bureau's inexperience in planning major infrastructure for waste management. The capital cost when the facility was first ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1565061/environment-bureau-has-failed-learn-its-previous-costly-mistakes
  2. Environment bureau wins UN ozone-protection prize

    Posted Sep 17th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The national environmental bureau aims to halve the number of locally made ozone-damaging products by 2005 and to stop their production five years later. The announcement was made ... to officials of the world body's ozone-action programme, the prize recognises the bureau's efforts to cut emissions of chlorofluorocarbon compounds (CFCs), which have been blamed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/428176/environment-bureau-wins-un-ozone-protection-prize
  3. Environment bureau 'needs a professional'

    Posted May 19th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Albert Wong Failure to restore professionals to the upper tiers of the Environmental Protection Department could violate the spirit of a law, according to the Civic Party and a union. In a constitutional affairs panel meeting yesterday discussing the prop ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/593501/environment-bureau-needs-professional
  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Pan-democrats force Legco tech bureau debate adjournment

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 12:30pm by Tony Cheung

    ... on tech bureau delayed- again Plans to set up an innovation and technology bureau are facing a further delay after yesterday's Legislative Council meeting had to be adjourned because there weren't enough lawmakers in attendance. The Legco session was to have debated a government proposal to set up the new bureau- one of 17 items stalled on the agenda before legislators started ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1622857/pan-democrats-force-legco-tech-bureau-debate-adjournment
  5. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Environment chief calls for talks on Lantau incinerator

    Posted Jan 21st 2013, 12:09pm by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com The environment minister called for a discussion on building an incinerator as a part of Hong Kong’s waste strategy, calling it irresponsible if talks ... was sensible and reasonable, despite truck drivers' concerns that it might disrupt their livelihoods. On conflict between environment and development, Wong said there were already rules outlining ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1132897/environment-chief-calls-talks-lantau-incinerator
  6. Comment - Letters

    Bureau misled panel on incinerator

    Posted Mar 04th 2014, 04:32am by LETTERS

    ... Bureau misled panel on proposed Shek Kwu Chau incinerator How low will the Environment Bureau go to inflict the worst and costliest waste-disposal option on Hong Kong? In April 2012, its proposal to build a mega incinerator off Shek Kwu Chau was rejected by Legco's panel on environmental affairs. Yet on Monday, February 24, the bureau presented the same proposal to the panel, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1439633/bureau-misled-panel-incinerator
  7. Bergstrom brings comfortable climates to tough environments

    Posted Oct 08th 2014, 05:36pm

    ... by heavy-duty truck operators and off-highway machine manufacturers for the past 65 years. Its battery-powered NITE, or No-Idle Thermal Environment system, is the first product of its kind ... wear and is environment-friendly. Creating innovative technologies and products has always been a part of Bergstrom's DNA. A board of technology advisers and scientists from various ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1612177/bergstrom-brings-comfortable-climates-tough-environments
  8. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    US architect's recycling centre plan may help solve Hong Kong's waste woes

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 06:37am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... in a design competition on the Central Police Station compound. He has sent his concept to Environment Secretary Wong Kam-sing, who has been searching for suitable sites to locate what his bureau ... square metres, is a good example of one such place that could be put to better use. An Environment Bureau spokesman said the bureau had received Schmidt's proposal and was considering it. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1620082/us-architects-recycling-centre-plan-may-help-solve-hong-kongs-waste
  9. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Education Bureau puts liberal studies under the microscope

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 09:49am by Linda Yeung

    ... of the new curriculum, the Education Bureau is seeking views from schools and other stakeholders on improving the subject's curriculum and assessment methods. Students have griped about ... I could not find them after school and I ended up doing it mostly on my own." The bureau is due to make recommendations on refining the IES this July and on liberal studies by July next year. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1437231/education-bureau-puts-liberal-studies-under-microscope
  10. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    Environment Secretary offers few details on long-term waste plans

    Posted Jan 18th 2014, 03:58am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Few details on long-term waste plans As environment officials struggle to force through the legislature plans for landfill expansion and a waste incinerator, the environment minister yesterday said it was time for the city to examine its waste infrastructure for the next three decades. While any mention of long-term planning for waste ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1407872/environment-secretary-offers-few-details-long-term-waste-plans

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