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  1. Comment - Letters

    Proposed incinerator will be world's most expensive bonfire

    Posted Nov 26th 2014, 05:26am by LETTERS

    ... would the Netherlands not install the same incinerator within 15 kilometres of a residential area, based on health concerns of its residents). It will cost Hong Kong taxpayers billions to build ...

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    Letters to the Editor, November 23, 2014

    Posted Nov 23rd 2014, 06:03am by LETTERS

    ... websites. Heightened awareness of the threat to pangolins will push governments to work harder to alleviate the problem. Rachel Ma, Yau Yat Chuen   Ban smoking in the street to protect health It is acknowledged that in the long term second-hand smoke has a detrimental effect on our health, contributing to lung cancer, respiratory disease and other fatal illnesses. There are immediate effects too, ...

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    Letters to the Editor, November 26, 2014

    Posted Nov 26th 2014, 05:26am by LETTERS

    ... responsibility. If people stay on beyond 60, they are more likely to have health issues and this could adversely affect a company's revenue. Shirley Yu, Sha Tin   Older workers can pass on experience ... understand the importance of innovation. There are also problems with companies making products with substandard raw materials on the mainland. This can put people's health at risk. More ...

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    Letters to the Editor, November 20, 2014

    Posted Nov 20th 2014, 06:31am by LETTERS

    ... and interpersonal relationships, Hong Kong today, modern China, globalisation, public health, energy technology and the environment. All these modules are related to politics. Therefore, it does not make ... traffic. When the World Health Organisation declared the current Ebola outbreak a public health emergency of international concern on August 8, we immediately established a task force for Ebola ...

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    Letters to the Editor, November 25, 2014

    Posted Nov 25th 2014, 05:10am by LETTERS

    ... air pollution and the health problems associated with it. It has been a problem in the capital for many years. Primary sources of pollutants include exhaust emissions from Beijing's more ...

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    Citizens must work with government to curb noise pollution

    Posted Nov 18th 2014, 05:04am by LETTERS

    ... citizens should work together to solve this serious problem of noise pollution in our city. If things improve we can have a more harmonious society, as there will be fewer health problems ...

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    Trial test to save old tree based on sound scientific research

    Posted Nov 17th 2014, 04:48am by LETTERS

    ... the natural life cycle of growth, ageing, sickness and death. Phellinus noxius, the fungus that caused the brown root rot disease, could lead to rapid health and structural deterioration of trees ...

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    Letters to the Editor, November 19, 2014

    Posted Nov 19th 2014, 05:45am by LETTERS

    ... ", November 12). The centre pointed out that the intake exceeds the standard suggested by the World Health Organisation. I do not think it is possible to reduce sodium and sugar content ... requirements. Some people have raised health concerns regarding GM products, but I have not seen these claims being clinically proved. If the farming sector switched to GM crops, they could be closely ...

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    Letters to the Editor, November 17, 2014

    Posted Nov 17th 2014, 04:48am by LETTERS

    ... patients a thorough health check to ensure they are well enough to have the procedure. Wong Siu-yuk, Sham Shui Po ...

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    Letters to the Editor, November 15, 2014

    Posted Nov 15th 2014, 04:53am by LETTERS

    ... irreversible damage to the health of citizens. Investors will be driven away and fewer tourists will visit the city. The government should organise a "no air conditioning day" which all ...




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