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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 - 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
  5. Comment - Letters

    Ecotourism could have a negative impact on Lantau's environment

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 04:29am by LETTERS

    ... Ecotourism could negatively affect Lantau's environment I wish to respond to Chu Kar-kin's letter (" Lantau has so much potential to become a multi-function hub ", ... tourists that are attracted to ecotourism events, the worse it can be for the environment. As an ecotour guide, I see this almost every weekend in Tai Po Kau. Huge numbers of tourists come ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1591307/ecotourism-could-have-negative-impact-lantaus-environment
  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. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Don't let row between watchdog and bureau obscure facts on cold calling

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 04:54am by SCMP Editorial

    ... as to hit back with strong rhetoric. The revelation that the Commerce and Economic Development Bureau has privately criticised the Privacy Commissioner for conducting a study on telemarketing ... the bureau a much-needed push to reconsider a ban. Regrettably, the bureau sees it in a different light. On the one hand, it told the public it would handle the issue with an open mind. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1581579/dont-let-row-between-watchdog-and-bureau-obscure-facts-cold
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. News - Hong Kong - CHARITY

    Environment chief Wong Kam-sing's Ice Bucket Challenge has green focus

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 04:00am by Victoria Ann Duthie and Lai Ying-kit

    ... Victoria Ann Duthie and Lai Ying-kit Environment chief makes serious point as he takes Ice Bucket Challenge Freezing cold, wet — and green Another minister has risen to the Ice Bucket Challenge- this time also raising awareness about green issues. A day after commerce chief Greg So Kam-leung took a freezing shower, environmental minister Wong Kam-sing poured a bucket of cold water ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1578667/environment-chief-wong-kam-sings-ice-bucket-challenge-has-green-focus

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