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  1. Beef up protection of food chain

    Posted Aug 20th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and broad powers to ensure the safety of our food supplies, just as we have one to lead the fight against disease. After Sars we got the Centre for Health Protection (CHP) to take on the key role ... with food safety issues. The hygiene standards and regulatory safeguards are there to protect us. Health scares over the past few years have usually arisen from loopholes in an otherwise sound food ...

  2. Finally, our voice is heard

    Posted May 01st 2006, 12:00am by Quinton Chan

    ... small houses in villages to be environmentally unfriendly. But that is not true. New village houses are well designed, and pass all environmental regulations. Daniel Lam Wai-keung ...

  3. In Brief

    Posted Aug 17th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LAWMAKERS TO STUDY Environments ABROAD A delegation from the Legislative Council's panel on environmental affairs will visit Japan, Denmark and Finland from August 22-31. The lawmakers, including Choy So-yuk, Emily Lau Wai-hing, Lau Kong-wah, Lee Wing-tat and Tam Yiu-chung, will visit environmental protection facilities in Japan. ...

  4. Quotes of The Week

    Posted Aug 30th 2008, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... for the Olympics and modernise while the US has had to fight al-Qaeda and neglected nation-building at home For environmental protection, we should speed up land reclamation. From a campaign poster ...

  5. Candidates urged to spell out environmental views

    Posted Aug 06th 2004, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung A green group has urged Legco election candidates to sign a 'contract' confirming their support on certain environmental issues. The agreement, named the '04 ... it seems that legislators from the geographical constituencies had greater concern for environmental matters than those from the functional constituencies,' said Albert Lai Kwong-tak, chairman ...

  6. Letters

    Posted May 11th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in Hong Kong. However, the fallout from vessels in and around Hong Kong's waters has generally escaped the attention of the public, the environmental protection and marine departments, ... it be a cultural district mixed with high-rise commercial/residential development, or just a cultural green park? And should Victoria Harbour, already suffering from over-reclamation, be protected ...

  7. Basic Law protects village-house rights of New Territories' indigenous residents

    Posted Nov 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... it to them'. The Basic Law requires the protection of the lawful traditional rights and interests of the indigenous inhabitants of the New Territories. Nevertheless, Mr Law hopes for a judicial review ...

  8. Protect our freedoms, university chiefs told

    Posted Sep 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Peter So and Dennis Chong Students have issued an impassioned plea to university chiefs, calling on them to stand up for academic freedom and independence. The call comes in the wake of the row over the visit of Vice-Premier Li Keqiang to the University o ...

  9. Same old story

    Posted Oct 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Christine Loh

    ... of it. Secondly, he wants to promote social harmony- a pet topic of his failed predecessor- and thirdly, he finally admits it is necessary to protect the environment and preserve heritage too. ... keep away from saying he wants less controversy and division. This year's policy address is no different, although the list of environmental and heritage initiatives is longer. ...

  10. Delta bridge on agenda for regional conference

    Posted Jul 31st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and Zhuhai. The officials may give further details on the hydrology, environmental protection, economic benefits and routing of the bridge. Other key areas include combating air pollution, ...




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