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  1. 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 ...

  2. How long should Hong Kong's architects reach for the sky?

    Posted Oct 31st 2008, 12:00am by Violet Law

    ... in North America, are only warming to housing developments that connect to public transport hubs, in Hong Kong these transit-oriented developments seemingly have been a staple in property ... Violet Law Something most Hongkongers have long taken for granted was the subject of a three-day symposium in New York. That tall- very tall- buildings can be packed into Hong Kong plots ...

  3. Kowloon's 'glamour' district gets a new gem in its crown

    Posted Mar 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... the street is taking shape and heading in the right direction and the opening of this hotel is an important step towards enhancing the status of a new and vibrant part of Hong Kong.' Also ... by people in the street to minimise noise. 'In Hong Kong, we live in a very close environment and noise pollution over the long run may annoy local residents,' he said. 'The ...

  4. Rural districts get big slice of budget

    Posted Jan 24th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and cultural relics, and to launch a comprehensive preservation campaign. A further 1.5 billion yuan, twice as much as last year, will be spent on renovating old, dilapidated houses in urban districts ...

  5. Hong Kong needs an advocate for conservation not a car salesman

    Posted Jun 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Mr Yau should be promoting are those that transport the most people with the least impact on resources and energy consumption. Hong Kong needs a sustainable warrior not a car salesman. Mary ... congested districts, the resolution of the imbalance in harbour tunnel charges and the introduction of more pedestrian zones? Has he made any studies on the expansion of the tram service ...

  6. City's air monitors adequate, Legco told

    Posted Jan 07th 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu Having one air quality monitoring station in each of Hong Kong's 18 districts is not necessary, because the current network already collects data that reflects ... collected from a station in Central and Western District or Eastern District can reflect the air quality in urban areas on Hong Kong Island. The location, design and operation of the city's air ...

  7. Sensible policies can prevent air pollution caused by festival

    Posted Sep 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to controls under the laws in Hong Kong aimed at curbing air pollution. However, when this action becomes a regular event at a particular location, then the impact it has on the environment cannot ... Hong Kong clean and reduce emissions. It has launched public awareness campaigns to strive for clean air and a healthier environment. Yet its policy appears to be undermined by irresponsible ...

  8. Talkback

    Posted Mar 29th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the 'missing' yet vital transport link on the northern shore of Hong Kong Island, which will divert traffic from the central business district. The road P2 network consists of new roads linking and enhancing the existing road network in Central and Wan Chai with a view to getting traffic from Hong Kong Station and One and Two International Financial Centre to Wan Chai north without passing ...

  9. Incinerator on island 'to add pollution'

    Posted Feb 22nd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to manage all the trash from the city. Every Hong Kong citizen should bear the responsibility of their own waste,' district councillor Amy Yung Wing-sheung said. 'I don't understand ... is built in Tuen Mun, according to a study. The study to assess the environmental impact of the facility shows north Lantau, the airport and Kwai Tsing will suffer from higher levels of nitrogen ...

  10. Hong Kong must develop parties and politicians

    Posted Nov 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Hong Kong government has postponed full democratisation because of the immaturity of politicians and political parties, but has it done anything to repair this situation? In fact, what ... At present, the chief executive and all high-ranking officials cannot be party men. Those members of the Liberal Party, the Democratic Alliance for Betterment of Hong Kong and the Hong Kong Federation ...




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