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  1. Power supply disrupted in Kowloon East following fire

    Posted Jun 21st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 5.04pm: The power supply to some Kwun Tong housing estates was disrupted for several hours? after a fire broke out at a China Light & Power facility ... Estate. The disruption affected as many as 11,000 households in Kowloon East on Tuesday. The power supply to about 2,000 households in Shun Lee, Shun Tin and Shun On Estate was affected until 4pm. ...

  2. Units of measure

    Posted May 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... period at no more than three years. Underlying their concerns are social and policy changes that have significantly altered demand and supply for public housing. On the demand side, the number ... and 20,000. The majority of the units were recovered from HOS buyers, but this supply of old units has since dried up. Last year, the government also scrapped the housing loan scheme aimed at helping ...

  3. water supply

    Posted Mar 24th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the residents of Dongjiangyuan village 'pay' for Hong Kong's water supply? Include the economic, environmental and social aspects given in the article. 2 How does climate change affect water supplies? Answers Reading comprehension: 1. a, 2. d, 3. d Word power: 1. d, 2. e, 3. g, 4. a, 5. b, 6. c, 7. f ...

  4. Public-safety awareness still in short supply

    Posted Aug 13th 2008, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Chris Yeung Hong Kong prides itself on its phenomenal rise to prosperity and modernity. From a fishing village in a 19th-century backwater, it has developed into a modern city known for its advanced infrastructure and management. Against that background, ...

  5. HK, Guangdong discuss restrictions on food and plant supplies

    Posted Jan 25th 2005, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... officials to discuss stricter controls on food and plant supplies for the territory, a Hong Kong government spokesman said on Tuesday. Health, Welfare and Food Bureau staff on Monday met the Guangdong Inspection and Quarantine Bureau (CIQ). Their talks focused on the supply of pigs, chickens, ducks, geese, potted plants and nursery stock traditionally sent to Hong Kong for the Lunar New ...

  6. Bad weather, theft hit power supply

    Posted Jul 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... shortage since the 1980s, with a total gap of around 30 million kilowatts between electricity demand and supply this summer,' said Zhao Xizheng, the corporation's general manager. ... by natural disasters such as lightning, wind and rainstorms. It said the damage would cause 'great trouble' to the power supply for this summer's peak season. The mainland has been ...

  7. Crude solutions given credence as China worries over oil supply

    Posted Aug 11th 2004, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... Mark O'Neill WHEN OIL PRICES hit record highs, alarm bells ring in Beijing's corridors of power. Each US$1 increase in the price of a barrel of oil costs China $600 million. Imports this year will exceed 100 million tonnes for the first time- re ...

  8. A bedrock for 50 years of economic growth

    Posted Dec 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Vanapa Ongvises

    ... of developing public housing. A comprehensive review of the programme was undertaken in 1987 in accordance with projections on population trends and housing demand and supply. The government published ... Reports by Vanapa Ongvises The programme to provide homes to Hong Kong's people has played a vital role in the city's modernisation The public housing programme has been a pillar ...

  9. Police crackdown on illegal guest houses is long overdue

    Posted Aug 19th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A number of articles appeared last year warning about the growth of illegal guest houses in Hong Kong and Macau. I wrote this year about the problem in some buildings in the city ... fallen on deaf ears and the administration in Hong Kong has failed to act regarding illegal premises in the city. These guest houses encourage crimes such as burglaries and incidents of even ...

  10. Central government to scrap housing demolition regulation

    Posted Dec 18th 2009, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li The central government is moving closer to scrapping the housing-demolition regulation amid public outcry over a number of violent and even deadly confrontations between ... the draft regulation would usher in a profound shift in housing-demolition policy. But he stopped short of offering a time frame for the draft regulation to be put to the public for wider ...




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