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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 ...

  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 ...

  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 ...

  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 ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - PRIVACY

    Probe launched into Education Bureau's refusal to divulge teachers' details

    Posted Oct 28th 2014, 04:48am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Ombudsman looks into Education Bureau's refusal to divulge information Probe as teachers' details kept confidential The Ombudsman has launched an investigation into the Education Bureau's refusal to disclose the names and personal details of registered teachers. The probe follows complaints by a parents' group, which was not identified. ...

  6. Sport - Racing

    Walking on air: Rich Tapestry revels in healthy environment

    Posted Oct 30th 2014, 10:00am

    ... Good air quality is certainly not something synonymous with the sprawling metropolis of Los Angeles. These types of things are relative though, and Hong Kong trainer Michael Chang Chun-wai says a move to sunny Southern California from hazy Hong Kong has w ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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, ...

  9. Comment - Letters

    Absence of waste sorting, separating and recycling policy

    Posted Oct 29th 2014, 06:37am by LETTERS

    ... Absence of waste sorting, separating and recycling policy The Environment Bureau proposes expanding landfills and building an incinerator to dispose of Hong Kong's waste. It claims ... cooperation in the planning and implementation of a comprehensive waste management policy based on waste sorting, separating and recycling. The bureau's planning effort in the past 10 years has ...

  10. 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 ...




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