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  1. Luxury villas may spill into green belt

    Posted Oct 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com A 350-year-old abandoned village in a Sai Kung country park enclave may become the site of luxury villas under a development plan that is well under ... a consultant to draft a plan to build as many as 150 luxury small houses at deserted Wong Chuk Yeung village. The last resident is believed to have left recently. Environmentalists say the planned ...


    Posted Sep 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... K. Wah International, Sino Land and Nan Fung are marketing Marinella, a luxury project near Aberdeen Marina Club. The property features several environmentally friendly facilities, such as solar cells for lighting public areas, extensive LED lighting to save electricity, recycling facilities for rain water for watering plants, and recharging equipment for electric cars. ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Good start to tackling pollution

    Posted Oct 20th 2012, 12:00am by EDWIN LAU

    ... Edwin Lau Edwin Lau says the new administration's environmental team has shown it has the will to tackle pollution; now it just needs to find a way to act swiftly to implement meaningful policies Breath of fresh air Two green-minded people have stepp ...

  4. Bid for luxury project on Lamma revived

    Posted Mar 14th 2011, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng The controversial 'Baroque on Lamma' development has been resurrected- to the anger of many island residents and green groups. The luxury residential and marine project- situated near a conservation area- was rejected by development and planning officials last year. But an amended plan is being finalised for submission to the Town Planning Board. The project ...

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    A good week for...

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... Christine Loh Kung-wai The head of think tank Civic Exchange made her long-anticipated switch to government service with her appointment as undersecretary at the Environment Bureau. The former lawmaker's appointment was widely welcomed by environment ...

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    A good thing going

    Posted Sep 09th 2012, 12:00am by MATT SIEGEL

    ... As sea levels rise, Tuvalu, one of the world's most isolated nations, is struggling to keep its heads above water, writes Matt Siegel. Pictures by Andrew Quilty A good thing going Down the only road that runs the length of the island. Past the dump, with its rusting skeletons of cars and heaps of fetid household refuse. Through the jungle of towering coconut trees. Along ...

  7. Migratory birds in danger of losing roosting ground to luxury project

    Posted Dec 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai The black shapes of thousands of great cormorants filling the gaps between the pale branches of trees in a Yuen Long wetland are a rare enough sight that may be about to get even rarer. Bulldozers may soon arrive at the Nam Sang Wai wetland to start clearing much of it for a luxury housing development and golf course. Green activists say that while the birds ...

  8. Volkswagen's luxury hybrid saves fuel, offers sleeker ride

    Posted Nov 02nd 2010, 12:00am by William Wadsworth

    ... William Wadsworth One of the highlights of Eco Expo Asia will be the new Touareg Hybrid, which is Volkswagen's first sports utility vehicle (SUV) to use petrol and electric power. Launched earlier this year, the luxury car embodies Volkswagen's advances in fuel efficiency. Volkswagen has improved the petrol efficiency of its second-generation Touaregs by 25 per cent, ...

  9. Anti-pollution people power is good for growth

    Posted Jul 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... forcing officials to reassess pet projects, there is bound to be a moderating effect on future investment levels. That should be good for the mainland's environment. But with Beijing looking to rebalance the country's growth mix away from high investment, the recent demonstrations of people power at Qidong and elsewhere should also be good for the economy. ...

  10. Luxury common facilities boost energy bill at private estates

    Posted May 31st 2010, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong The increasingly luxurious living environment some Hongkongers enjoy comes at a high energy cost. Private housing estates consume in their common areas up to eight times the amount of electricity that public estates do in theirs, a study by an environmental group has found. The huge difference is due to the addition of air-conditioned common facilities ...




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