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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. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Can technology and the environment save us from ourselves?

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 05:07pm by Andrew Sheng

    ... Andrew Sheng Andrew Sheng says the idealism found in a 1970 book is still relevant in today's materialistic world Technology and the environment offer a way to achieve sustainable ... their feeling of alienation from the parents' generation and frustration about inequality, unemployment and the destruction of our environment. Re-reading Reich this week, I was struck by his ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1564266/can-technology-and-environmentsave-us-ourselves
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Education Bureau effectively killing off St Margaret's Girls' College

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 03:59am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Heartless bureaucrats killing a school The Education Bureau would rather kill a successful school than take extra steps to save it. In doing so, they have insisted ... position of St Margaret's. Both the school's operators and the bureau failed to rectify it. So yes, the school operators are responsible, and they should share the blame. But the bureau ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1556744/education-bureau-effectively-killing-st-margarets-girls
  7. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Is it so hard to turn Hong Kong's landfills into biofuels?

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 06:02am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn The Environmental Protection Bureau is fond of telling us through the letters page of this newspaper that the best way to deal with municipal solid waste is through ... to next month's "Child health & the environment" conference. Given Hong Kong's dirty air, it is surprising that there has not been more discussion on the impact ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1589623/it-so-hard-turn-hong-kongs-landfills-biofuels
  8. Comment - Letters

    Education Bureau is increasing support for non-Chinese-speaking students

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 04:31am by LETTERS

    ... Education Bureau working to support non-Chinese speakers I wish to clear up some erroneous claims made in the letters by Eddie Lei (" School is vital for ethnic minorities ", ... Margaret's, now in Caine Road, informed the Education Bureau of its intention to pull out of the DSS. It formally applied to the bureau in August and September 2013 for use of the vacant school ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1551422/education-bureau-increasing-support-non-chinese-speaking-students
  9. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, August 30, 2014

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 04:46am by LETTERS

    ... proclaims "strategies, targets and plans" for comprehensive waste management in the future. Similar "strategies, targets and plans", declared by a previous environment secretary, ... for the management of municipal solid waste 2005-2014", with strategies and targets for community-wide reuse, recovery and recycling of waste. Nine years later, we're still waiting. The Environment ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1581937/letters-editor-august-30-2014
  10. Comment - Letters

    Education Bureau failed to safeguard future of DSS school

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 04:01am by LETTERS

    ... Education Bureau failing to safeguard future of DSS school The relocation of St Margaret's Girls' College from Caine Road to Sha Tin and its phased closure over five years has ... of the two Direct Subsidy Scheme (DSS) schools, one was St Margaret's, that did not have permanent premises. In response, the Education Bureau gave an assurance that their future would ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1547051/education-bureau-failed-safeguard-future-dss-school

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