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  1. Bird flu research suspended after leaks warning

    Posted Jul 26th 2005, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong A joint Hong Kong-mainland research centre has shut down all studies related to the H5N1 strain of the bird flu virus. The move comes after reports the centre in Guangdong ... Research Centre of Shantou University and the University of Hong Kong released findings in the international journal Nature providing genetic evidence of a link between the virus afflicting ...

  2. Solar energy stocks surge on subsidies

    Posted Mar 28th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Wong Ka-chun Solar energy stocks outperformed the Hong Kong market yesterday after Beijing announced subsidies for equipment installation and a pledge to push the adoption of the clean energy. Analysts said a surge in solar stocks in the US on Thursday also helped similar stocks in Hong Kong. Mainland solar panel equipment maker Solargiga Energy and China Singyes Solar ...

  3. More fears on fish farm standards

    Posted Sep 04th 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department announced. The department said it was unclear whether the sample had originated from one of the 18 mainland farms that will export fish to Hong Kong. Mainland authorities have been notified of the results. Fred Li Wah-ming, chairman of the Legco food safety and environmental hygiene panel, said he believed residual malachite green remained ...

  4. Germs on toilet rolls can't be papered over

    Posted Sep 17th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fook Woo and Daxinghe- are made in Guangdong by companies based in Foshan, Huizhou and Jiangmen. Fook Woo is a Hong Kong-mainland joint venture listed in Hong Kong and, according to the company's website, the biggest waste paper recycler in China. It was not available for comment yesterday. The brands are not thought to be on sale in Hong Kong. Jiang Guowang, general manager ...

  5. Battening down for a stormier future

    Posted Sep 20th 2008, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... powerful reach wind strengths of 118km/h and above. In the North Pacific, they are known as typhoons; in the Atlantic, hurricanes. Typhoons regularly strike Taiwan, Hong Kong, mainland China, ...

  6. Reducing emissions a matter of substance, not public relations

    Posted Jul 13th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and highly carbon-intensive industrial hinterland only a few kilometres away. Fortunately for Hong Kong government public relations purposes, it happens to lie in someone else's carbon dioxide ... government, which is surely aware of this, prefers to use distorted numbers to claim Hong Kong is already relatively virtuous and therefore people should stop pestering the government to do more. What ...

  7. Thankful, despite losing 20 relatives to Java quake

    Posted Jun 04th 2006, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... he said. Many of the calls were from Indonesian Chinese with relatives in Java, and Hong Kong residents with family on sightseeing tours in Jakarta, but none of the tours was affected ... in hospital, hurt but alive. Then the scarcely comprehensible. Twenty relatives were dead- uncles, aunts, cousins, nieces, nephews. Some might be alive, she has no way to know. Communications ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    ‘Hundreds of graves’ lying in Hong Kong's country parks and green belts

    Posted Jan 21st 2014, 02:19pm

    ... on 500 sites over 4,000 hectares across the New Territories. That compares to just 800 hectares set aside for most of Hong Kong’s non-indigenous villager population for cemeteries and crematoriums. “Hong Kong land is already so scarce, but indigenous villagers can still buy and expand grave sites? This is an unfair land-use policy on the part of the government,” league founder Chu ...

  9. News - China

    Beijing has 'relatively poor air quality' says environmental chief as air pollutants soar 30pc

    Posted Apr 03rd 2013, 12:37pm by Chris Luo

    ... as 'relatively poor' on Tuesday as statistics emerged revealing the level of major air pollutants in the city had soared by 30 per cent this year. Beijing environmental bureau chief Chen Tian said ... Beijing. Chen admitted climate and geological factors had contributed to the “relatively poor air quality”. But he said a major problem was also soaring vehicle emissions and high daily emissions ...

  10. Lifestyle - Family & Education - ENVIRONMENT

    Dealing with Hong Kong's food waste

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... but the [composting] machine can handle only 100kg, so the rest has to be thrown away," Kwok says. Hong Kong's mounting waste disposal problems, aggravated by a throwaway culture, are well known. ... But with the sector reduced to 43 farms from 265 in 2006, "all the swill has nowhere to go, and Hong Kong is stuck with mounds of kitchen waste", says Wong Yuk-chun, of waste-processing company ...




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