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  1. Squatter digs in amid dumping of waste

    Posted Jun 11th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Kwok Ping-kwan sits on a pile of broken concrete, bricks and tiles dumped next to his squatter home in Shek Wu Wai, Yuen Long. He vows he will never move, despite having ... signed an agreement to move out for HK$40,000 compensation after construction waste was dumped just a few metres away from her door. Leung Yat-shun, a fellow villager who owns a block of land ...

  2. Business groups back air quality plan, despite activists' criticism

    Posted Jul 25th 2009, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Cheung Chi-fai and Paggie Leung Two major business groups have thrown their weight behind the air quality improvement plan unveiled by the government two days ago, despite reservations voiced by a clean air advocacy group. Teresa Au, deputy chairwoman of the General Chamber of Commerce environment and sustainability committee, said it was worth paying for better air, which ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Can Leung Chun-ying deliver clean air to Hong Kong?

    Posted Jan 20th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... SCMP Editorial Can Leung give city clean air? Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying's maiden policy address will be remembered for his declaration that the quality of the air we breathe ... That is what it will take to make a real difference, such as increased life expectancy for more than 3,000 people estimated to die prematurely each year because of bad air. Leung pledged HK$10 billion ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Pressure on CY Leung to deliver on clean air

    Posted Jan 07th 2013, 12:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com In the second part of our look forward to Leung Chun-ying's first policy address, reporter Cheung Chi-fai assesses the challenges he faces Delivering on clean air A big carrot is likely to be accompanied by a heavy stick when Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying announces plans to phase out old and polluting commercial diesel vehicles as he ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Can C.Y. Leung and Carrie Lam shake officials into action on air pollution?

    Posted Nov 19th 2012, 12:00am by MAYLING CHAN

    ... an immediate improvement. We have sufficient reason to believe that both Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying and Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor have the political will to protect public health. Leung mentioned the health impacts of harmful emissions from vehicles and ships in his speech to the Legislative Council in October, and in his inaugural speech on July 1 he emphasised that his ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    C Y Leung names Christine Loh new environmental undersecretary

    Posted Sep 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... positive changes can be made regardless of other battles the government is now fighting. Loh said she decided to join the administration not only because she believed Chief Executive Leung ... within the C.Y. Leung administration, together with the minister." Loh also revealed that she did not seek the post but was approached by Leung. She had previously met the chief executive ...

  7. Leung aide sees no need for third runway

    Posted Jun 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com A former Observatory director and adviser to the incoming chief executive has questioned the need for a third runway and the scope of the environmental impact study proposed for the huge project. Lam Chiu-ying, who helped incoming chief executive Leung Chun- ying develop his environmental platform, said the HK$130 billion project ...

  8. Can Leung get the job done and lead us to greener ways?

    Posted May 31st 2012, 12:00am

    ... twice as much electricity per square metre of floor area compared to the old government offices. The new administration, led by Leung Chun-ying, needs to review the current environmental policies and introduce really effective policies that deal with our pressing problems at source. The emphasis should be on how our affluent society can dispose of our wasteful habits. Can Leung ...

  9. Comment - Letters

    No simple solution to flats crisis

    Posted Mar 18th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... Hongkongers should back C.Y.'s efforts to provide more homes Solving the housing problem has become a top priority for the Hong Kong SAR and its chief executive Leung Chun-ying. This was reflected in his policy address. Some solutions suggested include increasing Hong Kong's land supply by reclamation, new town development and having more urban renewal projects. However C. ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    C.Y. targets four most urgent problems facing Hong Kong

    Posted Oct 18th 2012, 12:00am by Gary Cheung, Tony Cheung, Stuart Lau

    ... Gary Cheung, Tony Cheung and Stuart Lau Chief executive identifies housing, environment, poverty and the elderly as serious problems but stands firm on old-age allowance concessions Leung targets four most urgent issues Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying yesterday took aim at what he termed four deep-rooted problems plaguing Hong Kong, in a speech to Legco that amounted to a mini ...




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