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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Antiquities officials ignore NT heritage trails research

    Posted Oct 03rd 2012, 12:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Antiquities officials hired a consultancy to study early links in the New Territories, despite extensive fieldwork by a local expert Heritage trails research ignored For the past five years, veteran hiker Guy Shirra researched the oldest trails in the New Territories, vainly urging government officials to protect these boulder-paved links ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    ‘Hundreds of graves’ lying in Hong Kong's country parks and green belts

    Posted Jan 21st 2014, 02:19pm

    ... of ancestral burial grounds across the New Territories are encroaching on sensitive areas zoned for conservation and are threatening the environment, green groups say. At least 27 officially sanctioned ... into alleged mismanagement and abuses at burial grounds for indigenous New Territories villagers. A 30-year-old policy allows indigenous villagers to build dedicated hillside graves for their dead ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Greens urge government to stop new town plan as farming industry under threat

    Posted Aug 17th 2012, 12:00am by ADA

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Activists oppose plan to build housing estates in the New Territories, as they say it will kill local industry Save our NT farmland, greens urge Almost 100 hectares of farmland will be lost if a government proposal to develop the northern New Territories goes on, say green groups, which yesterday issued a joint statement calling for the plan's ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    14 Hong Kong beaches closed after 'sewage leak'- but swimmers not deterred

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 12:11pm by Lai Ying-kit

    ... Lai Ying-kit yingkit.lai@scmp.com Swimmers ignore sewage alert at beaches All 14 beaches in the New Territories districts of Tuen Mun and Tsuen Wan may have been officially closed due ... was at an acceptable level. Located at the southwest tip of Tuen Mun, the Pillar Point plant treats domestic sewage from 920,000 people in the New Territories. It treats up to 241,000 cubic metres of waste per ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Lau Ming-shum an entrepreneur with fingers in many pies

    Posted Oct 24th 2012, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... 2003, is an adviser to rural affairs body the Heung Yee Kuk and the head of the New Territories Realty Association. An owner of more than 70 companies in the city, he is also involved ... some dissolved, according to the Company Registry. He is a director of Treasure Spot, a big player in New Territories land acquisition, and owns a loan company of the same name. ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Experts advise green light for NT new towns projects

    Posted Sep 06th 2013, 12:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Experts say New Territories plan can go ahead as long as conditions- such as ensuring the survival of fish and birds in the area- are met New towns projects pass one hurdle The administration's green advisers have recommended conditional acceptance of a proposal to develop two new towns in the northeastern New Territories. The HK$120 ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Green council backs new emissions caps challenged by power companies

    Posted Oct 14th 2014, 04:33am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Electric, which serves Hong Kong Island and Lamma Island, will have to further cut emissions by between 5 and 20 per cent. CLP Power, which supplies Kowloon, the New Territories, Lantau and outlying ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Green advisers question claims the proposed standards are too hard to meet Council backs new caps on pollution Green advisers for the government have ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Households will get three years to 'ease into' proposed rubbish levy

    Posted Nov 25th 2014, 05:11am by Olga Wong

    ... Residents of buildings without property management and New Territories villages now dump their rubbish at refuse collection points. Under the scheme, they are required to buy designated bags. ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Third runway given the green light by government green advisers

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 04:36am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... white dolphins will be looking for new territory. Before the meeting, green activists and a dozen Ma Wan residents protested against the project. The residents, from the Park Island development, ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Rare fish wins home in NT development- but 770 flats have to go

    Posted Sep 09th 2013, 09:37pm by Cheung Chi-fai and Johnny Tam

    ... Cheung Chi-fai and Johnny Tam Plan to preserve rose bitterling habitat means the HK$120 billion project can go ahead, minus a few blocks of units in New Territories Rare fish costs 770 flats in new town About 770 planned new flats will be sacrificed to preserve the habitat of a tiny, rare fish found at the site of the planned dual new town development in the northeast New ...




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