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  1. talk back

    Posted Oct 25th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and security problems. My proposal is that the Environmental Protection Department, which handles noise regulation, should be sidelined with respect to specific events. The residents and others ...

  2. Letters

    Posted Jan 22nd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Department will look into this matter very seriously and do more to protect the interests of purchasers by upgrading requirements for the occupation permit. John P. L. Wong, Pok Fu Lam Stand up ... the pressure on landfills. If he does not see the super-incinerator as an effective way to relieve the pressure on our landfills, then what other options does he propose to protect the environment? ...

  3. Letters

    Posted Jul 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Central faces second-class waterfront The Society for Protection of the Harbour is in complete agreement with Dick Groves ('Don't waste potential of waterfront', June 18). ... Reclamation outline zoning plan to improve the design. We successfully persuaded the environmental and planning panel of the Legislative Council to pass motions asking the government to review ...

  4. Wan Chai goes green on sunday

    Posted Feb 27th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Green Carnival 2004 will be held to raise public awareness of environmental protection on Sunday at the Wan Chai Sports Ground. The annual carnival is organised by the Green Council, ... Funds raised will benefit the Green Council. Another highlight will be the Creative Environmental Friendly Robotics Tournament 2004 competition, which aims to encourage young people to use ...

  5. Talkback

    Posted Jun 12th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... What's the best way to keep cool at night? At night, I turn on fans. A room that is 27 degrees Celsius with a gentle breeze is more pleasant than being in one during the night where the temperatures are freezing. I have a number of suggestions to help protect the environment. Air-conditioning temperatures could be adjusted to 25.5 degrees. We could also design more environmentally ...

  6. City Digest

    Posted May 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... niche project open for public comment An environmental impact assessment report on a columbarium-cum-nature reserve proposed at Sha Lo Tung has been released for public consultation until June 19. The developer wants to build 60,000 niches on the land and has pledged to spend up to HK$120 million to conserve the site. The report is on the Environmental Protection Department's ...

  7. Drivers hot over idling

    Posted Jul 12th 2010, 12:00am by Mabel Sieh

    ... Mabel Sieh This has been a very hot summer for many in Hong Kong, and even hotter for taxi and minibus drivers. Under the idling bill, these drivers are required to shut down their engines when idle for more than three minutes. To protest against the bill, about 30 taxis and minibuses drove slowly from Sham Shui Po to the Environmental Protection Department's headquarters ...

  8. Visions for greener city impress judges

    Posted Mar 06th 2006, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... Memorial College won the Most Actively Participated School Award as a total of 51 teams from the school took part. Judge Benny Kwan Ping-chung from the Environmental Protection Department said ... and a high level of awareness of the need for environmental protection. He added that the competition helped spread a positive message about conservation to the younger generation. Have you taken ...

  9. Letters

    Posted Nov 20th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tunnel toll cuts must not pander to rich in HK I read with interest the letter by Winston Chu Ka-sun, of the Society for Protection of the Harbour, in which he advocates a drastic ... cars in Hong Kong. The government and environmental organisations must try harder to promote them so that the public have a deeper understanding of what they have to offer. Wong Po-huen, Tsuen ...

  10. Tour buses should not be given dispensation from idling ban

    Posted Jan 09th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... will make waiting on our streets a lot more pleasant. Our government's duty before all else is to protect the interests of the Hong Kong public. Many of our visitors come from countries ...




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