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  1. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - ARTS

    Photographer defies light pollution to capture stunning night shots of Hong Kong skies

    Posted May 09th 2014, 08:40pm by Jeremy Blum

    ... astronomy shots have been featured in the Hong Kong Space Museum, and the photographer has lent his knowledge of the city's skies to a 2008 light pollution research project at the University ... of Hong Kong's skies- as well as the need to protect them from the city's notorious light pollution. "Most Hong Kong people didn't pay much attention to natural ecological ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong needs a 'lights out' law

    Posted Sep 25th 2012, 12:00am by EDWIN LAU

    ... of complaints from those affected by light pollution, from grass-roots families to wealthy home owners. Many of them live right next to flashing billboards. They are desperate to get help, and have appealed to green groups, legislators and the government. Four years after former chief executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen announced in his policy address that he would tackle light pollution ...

  3. News - China

    Beijing shrouded in worst smog in months – as photo apps which mask pollution take off

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 06:14pm by LAURA ZHOU

    ... Laura Zhou Laura.zhou@scmp.com Weather forecasters warning pollution would continue to plague the city into the weekend, the Beijing Morning Post reported. The capital choked in the worst smog in months on Thursday with weather forecasters warning pollution would continue to plague the city into the weekend, the Beijing Morning Post reported. The “heavy pollution” was blamed ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Public, industry agree on light pollution so why don't officials act?

    Posted Sep 24th 2013, 12:00am by EDWIN LAU

    ... to advise the government on effective measures to tackle light pollution. It was given a year to explore solutions. Yet, after two years of discussion, the task force still could not give ... came out of the consultations. Firstly, the majority of the public supported the government introducing mandatory controls. Some asked if the legislative process could be speeded up as light ...

  5. Officials urge guidelines on light pollution

    Posted Mar 24th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Environment officials opted to introduce voluntary guidelines rather than laws to combat light pollution, saying enforcement would be difficult and unsuitable. According to a paper on light pollution submitted to the legislature yesterday, the guidelines would recommend switching off outdoor displays after 11pm and avoiding or minimising flashing lights. A task force ...

  6. Comment - Letters

    Action needed against light polluters

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

    ... Task force must fix glaring failure to expose light polluters Friends of the Earth (HK) has handled a lot of light pollution complaints, including excessive lighting problems caused ... the company's stores at International Finance Centre, Hysan Place and Festival Walk to check complaints of excessive light pollution. At its IFC store, for example, which closes at 9pm every night, we ...

  7. Comment - Letters

    Department failing to stop pollution of pristine Hoi Ha Wan

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 02:46am by LETTERS

    ... Department failing to stop pollution of pristine Hoi Ha Wan I refer to the report (" Tai Po beach clears court hurdle ", August 13). Why does the government rush ahead with this project when water quality in existing beaches is deteriorating? I refer specifically to Hoi Ha Wan. I have been swimming there regularly since 2006 and the water has always been crystal clear. ...

  8. News - China - MILITARY

    Students' brawl and suicide cast harsh light on China's school military training

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 05:37pm by Kathy Gao

    ... Kathy Gao kathy.gao@scmp.com Violence at a local high school and a girl's suicide case raise questions about China's military training programme for schools China’s compulsory military training for students has come under the spotlight after bra ...

  9. Comment - Letters

    Light pollution part of greater problems facing our planet

    Posted Mar 29th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... Throwing light on the urgent problem of sustaining our planet Thanks to fellow physicist Jason Pun Chun-shing and his quantitative assessment, we now know that Hong Kong is not just a world-class light polluter, but the world leader ("Light pollution in HK 'worst on the planet'", March 20). Ironically, the epicentre is near the Space Museum. This is just ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Light pollution task force at impasse after 20 months

    Posted Mar 20th 2013, 12:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com From legislation to a light curfew, group still cannot find a plan of action after 20 months Taskforce on light pollution at impasse Resistance by vested interests in the tourism, advertising and property trades has stymied the work of a government-appointed task force on light pollution, a member of the group says. Little agreement has ...




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