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  1. Hunt for baby at landfill after mum dumped her

    Posted Nov 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com A major police search of a Tuen Mun landfill was under way last night for a newborn girl who was abandoned on Wednesday shortly after her birth. Police ... centre in Yuen Long. From there, a rubbish truck took the garbage to the Nim Wan landfill in Tuen Mun later on Wednesday, a police officer said. Dozens of police officers in white protective ...

  2. Landfills aren't all bad, says minister

    Posted Nov 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com Reclamation in Hong Kong outside Victoria Harbour would be a 'green' way to ease a space shortage for disposal of construction fill and should not be demonised, the development minister says. But green groups say the o ...

  3. Parting praise for landfill

    Posted Jan 05th 2011, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee Reclamation would be a great answer for Hong Kong's construction waste, says John Chai Sung-veng, the outgoing director of the Civil Engineering and Development Department. Chai, who retires tomorrow after a 32-year career in the civil service, said Hongkongers should reconsider their aversion to landfills. Although there was a consensus that Victoria Harbour ...

  4. Search goes on for baby

    Posted Nov 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com More than 100 police officers wearing protective suits spent a second day searching a Tuen Mun landfill yesterday for a newborn girl abandoned shortly ... landfill in Tuen Mun. The two women were being held for questioning and no charge had been laid. ...

  5. Dirty work- not in my back yard, please

    Posted Nov 26th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Timothy Chui Hong Kong needs to build a trash incinerator to take the pressure off its landfills. The question is who wants it in their neighbourhood? People who live in the vicinity ... is already home to a high proportion of Lulus, including two power stations, half the city's major psychiatric hospitals, one of three landfills, an aviation fuel depot, a steel plant and large ...

  6. Cleaner trapped for five hours inside rubbish chute

    Posted Oct 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Estate in Tai Po and was taken by a rubbish vehicle to a landfill in Ta Kwu Ling. His boss had asked him to clear the chute but did not see him again and called the police. His body was later recovered in the landfill. ...

  7. Failure to build venue cuts East Asian Games shooting golds by 9

    Posted Dec 13th 2008, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... 5 to 13. The Shooting Association proposed building a new outdoor shooting centre at the Pillar Point landfill in Tuen Mun, but construction has barely started. Games organisers originally planned ... difficulty with financing and complex procedures related to landfills. ...

  8. Leung is forced to flee meeting

    Posted Jul 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Yuet-ngor and Ng heard strong calls to close landfills in the district. Some residents were unhappy that Ng, instead of environment minister Wong Kam-sing, was sent to see them. One said: 'Our major concern is the landfill problem and you send us the education minister. Why?' ...

  9. A spot of fog

    Posted May 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... location offers land and sea routes for transporting waste to the incinerator and removing ash to the nearby landfill. In spite of Tsang Tsui's clear advantages, the department belatedly ... hired by the department issued a report giving Tuen Mun the highest rating as an incinerator site. Lau was reported to have said: 'We already have a power plant and landfills. Why ...

  10. Sympathy shown for Tuen Mun residents

    Posted Jun 18th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the notion that the objectionable installations- including power plants, a landfill, proposed sludge-and-solid-waste incinerators, cement factory and an aviation-fuel storage depot- should be moved ...




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