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  1. environmental protection

    Posted Nov 28th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Word Power 1. When did the ParknShop start to stop automatically distributing plastic bags? a. last Wednesday b. Sunday c. yesterday 2. How much does the government is proposing to tax for each plastic bags? a. 20 cents b. 50 cents c. without any charges ...

  2. News - World - CHAD

    Chad suspends CNPC over environmental violations

    Posted May 24th 2014, 02:06am by AFP

    ... environmental law, Oil Minister Djerassem Bemadjiele said. The ministerial letter accused CNPC's Chadian subsidiary of systematically carrying out polluting practices banned by both Chadian ... on the protection of the environment". Several dozen research and drilling sites in the poor sub-Saharan nation "have been subjected to dumping harmful to the environment", the letter said, ...

  3. Environmental protection should start young

    Posted Jun 19th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... place. Then, they should be taught how to classify rubbish and be responsible for it. Most students will only recycle old newspapers because teachers tell them to. Environmental protection should ... HUI HIU-YU Thanks for your letter, Hiu-yu. I totally agree with you that environmental education is very important and should be taught from an early age. Children should learn that it's ...

  4. Stock exchange urged to push environmental protection

    Posted May 08th 2006, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu The stock exchange should encourage local companies to embrace environmental protection and social responsibility, says Philips Electronics Asia-Pacific chief executive Andreas ... governance and environmental protection practices. 'These stocks tend to be able to achieve good profitability for the long term,' chief executive Peter Crewe said. ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Experts slam lack of novel ideas to protect white dolphins from third runway construction

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 04:18am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Government advisers express exasperation at Chek Lap Kok officials' lack of fresh thinking on protecting dolphins if third runway is built ... with "out-of-the-box ideas" to protect the threatened Chinese white dolphin during construction of the proposed third runway. They were speaking on the last of three days' scrutiny ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Protecting workers' rights is good for business, in China and elsewhere

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 12:00pm by LOWELL CHOW

    ... Lowell Chow Lowell Chow finds Chinese companies becoming more open to change Protecting workers' human rights is good for business A report this month by the Fair Labour Association ... conditions and environmental pollution. This week, we looked at 223 such approaches: 127 to Chinese companies regarding concerns about their operations at home or overseas; and 96 to non-Chinese ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China's beefed up environmental law welcome, but still needs bite

    Posted Apr 26th 2014, 05:18am by SCMP Editorial

    ... at a level that is an acceptable cost against gains to be made. Those days are numbered, thanks to amendments to an environmental protection law lifting caps on penalties in a sweeping revision ... that has spoiled much of China's water, air and soil. They give the Ministry for Environmental Protection the authority to take stronger punitive action, such as shutting down persistent ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China needs incentives for environmental health and safety

    Posted Oct 24th 2012, 12:00am by Henry Miller

    ... Today, it is the world's second-largest economy, with a thriving manufacturing sector and a rapidly growing, prosperous middle class. Until relatively recently, environmental protection ... Henry Miller Henry Miller says China can beef up its health and environmental policies as the West did A safety culture rests on the right incentives China's environmental authorities ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Dubious windows show flat buyers need better protection

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 03:47am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Flat buyers need better protection Hong Kong flats are notorious for their small sizes and weird designs- window sills as big as a bed; balconies too narrow to be used; ... around environmental and planning rules. Most buyers are not even aware of it until the flat is handed over. Tight building rules and limited living space mean residential projects are often ...

  10. News - China - POLITICS

    New environmental team booed amid pollution woes

    Posted Mar 17th 2013, 12:00am by Li Jing, Verna Yu

    ... again shrouded in smog. Balloting on the new line-up of the National People's Congress' environmental protection and resources conservation committee saw 850 opposition votes and 125 ... on polluting companies, even though the Ministry of Environmental Protection had been turned from a toothless administration into a fully fledged cabinet agency five years ago. "The ministry did ...




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