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  1. Environmental group concerned about commercialisation of GE rice

    Posted Oct 18th 2004, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... PAGGIE LEUNG Updated at 6.50pm: Greenpeace Hong Kong says it is concerned about the possible commercialisation of genetically-engineered rice in the mainland. The environmental ... and GE rice. 'And there are no labelling laws of any kind to protect the rights of consumers to be able to choose non-GE,' he added. A report- launched by the group at the weekend- said ...

  2. President Hu seeks Japanese expertise to build the vision of a cleaner, greener future for China

    Posted May 10th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Tze-wei in Tokyo Environmental protection was highlighted again as a key area for Sino-Japanese co-operation by President Hu Jintao yesterday as he visited a state-of-the-art recycling ... said, adding that environmental protection should be a 'new highlight' of Sino-Japanese co-operation. Few details were released on what Mr Hu saw inside the factory, but if he had ...

  3. Letters

    Posted Mar 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... domestic helpers being excluded from minimum-wage protection. As a defender of equal opportunities and human rights, the EOC shares these concerns and has watched the development of these issues ...

  4. Action needed to rein in offshore corporate push

    Posted Jul 09th 2010, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... director of the Beijing-based Global Environmental Institute, which helped launch the book, said the Ministry of Environmental Protection had initially backed the proposal, with the support ... Shi Jiangtao in Beijing Environmental groups have called on the central government to take firm action against reckless overseas investment activities by mainland companies, which they say ...

  5. Tussle for oil in the South China Sea

    Posted Jul 20th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and China- and one fiercely protective of anything it regards as sovereign. It doggedly refers to the South China Sea as the 'Eastern Sea' in all official communications, maps and state ...

  6. The Planner

    Posted Aug 28th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... about water pollution and environmental protection issues in China. In Putonghua. Until Aug 28, 8pm, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, HK$110, HK$90 (members) HK Ticketing. Inquiries: ...

  7. A climate of conflict

    Posted Jan 13th 2011, 12:00am by Michael Edesess

    ... requirements, that is, dependent on the grantee using parts and components that are made in China. This case rests on whether the effect of China's actions is only to protect its local industries against foreign competition, or whether they bring benefits that are shared worldwide. Under WTO rules, members may adopt trade-related measures aimed at protecting the environment, provided ...

  8. Team picked for lake project report

    Posted May 18th 2005, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao Tsinghua University has been selected to conduct an environmental impact assessment of a controversial restoration project at Beijing's Old Summer Palace, or Yuanmingyuan. The State Environmental Protection Administration (Sepa) said last week it would give the park's managers a 40-day deadline to submit an environmental impact report on the project, ...

  9. HK air standards surpass Europe's in some respects

    Posted Apr 06th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... will not only enable Hong Kong to meet its current air quality objectives but relieve the regional smog problem. TSE CHIN-WAN, assistant director (air policy) for director of environmental protection ... Kong allows only a single day in a year. The government is determined to improve the air quality and protect the public's health. Strong actions have been taken on both roadside ...

  10. Letters

    Posted Nov 21st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to protect the environment. Raising people's environmental awareness is something that officials must do gradually. Jessica Chau Wai-kuen, Sha Tin Random checks Last month Greenpeace issued ... appear to be more environmentally friendly than cars running on petrol. However, the electric vehicles consume more electricity, which means more pollution from the coal-fired power stations ...




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