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  1. Super-jail seen as best use of island

    Posted Jun 07th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Economic potential an 'overriding' factor for not choosing border site for prison The choice of Hei Ling Chau as the site of a proposed super-jail was made after ... of Hei Ling Chau, where an 80-hectare plot is to be reclaimed from the sea and a 2.2km bridge built to connect it with Lantau. Opponents say Kong Nga Po near the border- which was shortlisted ...

  2. talk back

    Posted Jul 15th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Q Should the Hei Ling Chau super-jail project be scaled down? The Hei Ling Chau super-jail project should be scaled down because such a big jail carries the image of a concentration camp. ... Ling Chau but it should not be a super one. Maybe you will argue that a super-jail can be built with advanced equipment or facilities. Nonetheless, what the prisoners need most is a sense ...

  3. Island incinerator will not use Japan's clean-burn technology

    Posted Mar 03rd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on Hei Ling Chau in 2004. It took a lot of time, effort and money to prove that it would not work, and the administration just ended up looking very silly. Clearly, officials are slow learners. ...

  4. Villagers worry about new border crossing

    Posted Oct 09th 2008, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... a proposed route running through Ping Yeung village, a 300-year-old settlement in Ta Kwu Ling, North district, the villagers say. The road would connect to the future crossing at Heung Yuen Wai, ... Chan Shung-fai, chairman of Ta Kwu Ling district rural committee. Villagers were also worried that the highway would bring air and noise pollution, affecting three ancestral halls and fung shui ...

  5. Rooftop woodland shows cheap way to green the concrete jungle

    Posted Oct 01st 2010, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip The concrete jungle is about to attract more butterflies and birds- real, live ones. They are expected to populate a rooftop woodland to be built on an electricity substation. The rooftop woodland in Chui Ling Road, Tseung Kwan O, is the city's second, but at 520 square metres spread over two rooftops, will be by far the biggest. Up to 70 trees, of 20 native species, ...

  6. Should Hong Kong pull the plug on buildings' festive lights to save energy?

    Posted Dec 16th 2009, 12:00am by Anthea Wong, Ronald Ling

    ... Anthea Wong, Ronald Ling Pak-ki Anthea Wong, 16, Hong Kong International School The earth is in jeopardy and the situation is becoming worse. We hear this all the time, but it seems we ... decorations after all. Ronald Ling Pak-ki, 19, University of Hong Kong There is an urgent need to tackle climate change if we want the earth to remain a place where we can live. Cutting back on energy ...

  7. Science under siege

    Posted Feb 25th 2010, 12:00am by Ronald Ling

    ... Ronald Ling Pak-ki, University of Hong Kong Most people accept the science behind the fears about climate change and global warming. But recently some British scientists have been accused of trying to suppress data that does not support the theory. Then the credibility of the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) was tested over unconfirmed claims about melting ...

  8. Horsing around under the sea

    Posted Jan 06th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to blend in with their surroundings. 'It's hard to spot a seahorse because they are shy creatures,' said Beatrice Siu Yim-ling, a researcher with the OPCF who worked with Project ...

  9. Clean power not always green power

    Posted Feb 14th 2011, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... environmental official recently challenged that assertion. 'To a certain extent, hydropower could cause much more severe pollution than coal-fired power plants,' Ling Jiang, deputy director-general of the pollution control department at the Ministry of Environmental Protection, said late last year. Citing official statistics, Ling admitted that hydropower development not only ...

  10. The Planner

    Posted Jan 31st 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... HK$160-HK$280 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2317 0681 An Evening with HKCO Huqin Prinicipals Gaohu player Hsin Hsiao-ling, erhu player Hsin Hsiao-hung, zhonghu player Liu Yang and gehu player Tung Hiu-lo perform ... Anders Hui, viola player Andrew Ling, cellist Richard Bamping and other members of the HK Philharmonic Orchestra performing Mozart's Divertimento in F and Clarinet Quintet, and Paert's ...




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