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  1. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Mexican project to feature Chinese goods fined over environmental issues

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 07:20am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Mexico City Mexican authorities say construction went ahead without environmental nod Trade centre to feature Chinese goods fined Mexican environmental authorities have levied a US$555,000 fine against a project to build a massive trade centre south of Cancun to showcase Chinese products. The office of the Attorney General for Environmental Protection said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1575031/mexican-project-feature-chinese-goods-fined-over-environmental-issues
  2. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Artificial beach in Lung Mei gets green light despite environmental worries

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 04:34am by Cheung Chi-fai and Chris Lau

    ... for the judicial review came long after the Environmental Protection Department issued a permit back in 2010 for works to start and after lawmakers had approved project funds of HK$200 million in 2012. Before turning to the courts, the alliance last year sought to get the Environmental Protection Department head and the chief executive in council- meaning acting in consultation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1572353/plan-artificial-beach-lung-mei-tai-po-clears-court-hurdle
  3. Business - China Business - FINANCING

    Beijing to issue 10.5b yuan in municipal government debt

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 12:14pm by Victoria Ruan

    ... Victoria Ruan in Beijing victoria.ruan@scmp.com Beijing plans to issue 10.5 billion yuan (HK$13.2 billion) in municipal government debt on August 21 to finance projects including infrastructure works. The move is part of a trial launched by the Ministry of Finance to allow 10 local governments, including Beijing, Shanghai and Shandong province, to issue and repay bonds ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1574158/beijing-issue-105b-yuan-municipal-government-debt
  4. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Married to a cause, Rachel Pang Hoi-yan and Hui Fai promote environmental issues

    Posted Sep 24th 2013, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau elaine.yau@scmp.com A husband-and-wife team has taken environmental advocacy to a new level GREEN TO THEA CORE Many people are advocates of green living but Rachel Pang Hoi-yan ... Fai, Environmental Blogger "So many plastic bottles end up in landfills every year. Yet MTR Corporation, a public company, has not installed any water fountains in its stations, although ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1316054/married-cause-rachel-pang-hoi-yan-and-hui-fai-promote
  5. News - Hong Kong - INFRASTRUCTURE

    Environmental report key to future of third runway at Hong Kong airport

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 03:10am by Ernest Kao and Cheung Chi-fai

    ... over 50 years. But green activists say the social and environmental costs, including carbon emissions, could also be in the hundreds of billions. As well as the issue of the dolphins, ... Ernest Kao and Cheung Chi-fai Public must accept assessment on airport expansion, which green groups say will harm marine environment Environmental report key to future of third runway ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1537281/environmental-report-key-future-third-runway-hong-kong-airport
  6. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    City advisers blast runway environmental report as 'wishful thinking'

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 06:58pm by Ernest Kao and Cheung Chi-fai

    ... environmental report on its proposed third runway, saying it was full of highly speculative assumptions and "wishful thinking". The concerns came from members of a subcommittee of the Advisory Council on the Environment, in the first of three days of meetings. The Environmental Protection Department is to make a decision on whether to approve the report later this year, based on input ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1571451/airport-authority-experts-fairy-tale-predictions-about-marine-park
  7. Sport - Rugby

    Waste not, want not: the Sevens launches environmental initiative

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 12:00pm

    ... into an environmentally-conscious event.” Food waste has been targeted as a key priority. All box and suite holders have been issued a letter from Loh’s office to inform patrons about the importance of more accurate ... The HKRFU will also leverage the captive audience of 40,000 daily spectators to raise awareness of environmental issues. Campaign messages on proper recycling and minimising waste will be broadcast ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/rugby/sevens/article/1453868/waste-not-want-not-sevens-launches-environmental-initiative
  8. News - Hong Kong - CONSERVATION

    No entry: villagers bar access to Lantau bay over environmental 'conspiracy'

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 04:54am by Ernest Kao

    ... banner read. Another lashed out at environmental groups for "telling the government to zone our village as a conservation area". Lantau resident Kevin Laurie asked why villagers had ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1565700/no-entry-villagers-bar-access-lantau-bay
  9. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS

    China faces monumental challenges in tackling environmental degradation

    Posted Mar 16th 2014, 03:23am by Martin Williams

    ... and heating, a haze of smog sometimes settled over the land. Indeed, China was already facing serious issues such as pollution, deforestation, erosion and loss of wildlife, which were detailed in The Bad Earth: Environmental Degradation in China by US-based geographer Vaclav Smil. Published in 1983, The Bad Earth was a pioneering work, drawing on a multitude of sources including Chinese ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1449540/china-faces-monumental-challenges-tackling-environmental
  10. Getting to the root of environmental issues

    Posted Nov 15th 2003, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... Chris Davis For almost a decade Plato K.T. Yip (see picture opposite) has been closely associated with Hong Kong's environmental issues as a lobbyist, specialist adviser, educator ... that he developed a deeper interest in the way environmental planning and policies are formulated. 'I was liaising with many different people on all levels, so I felt I should learn more ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/434671/getting-root-environmental-issues

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