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  1. News - China

    The solution to Beijing's problems: move the capital to Hebei

    Posted Oct 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... It would not only greatly ease the problems Beijing is facing but also significantly boost economic development in Hebei. Almost all central government ministries and agencies occupy prime land ... resources have declined to 100 cubic metres, far lower than the internationally accepted standard of 1,000 cubic metres. This is one of the main reasons that the central government has decided ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1066733/solution-beijings-problems-move-capital-hebei
  2. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Tsing Yi toxic waste facility may be moved

    Posted May 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Cheung Chi Fai

    ... whether it is desirable and safe," he said. The incinerator occupies a two-hectare site on southeastern Tsing Yi, close to the Kwai Tsing dock from where it collects oily or noxious liquid ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1228524/tsing-yi-toxic-waste-facility-may-be-moved
  3. News - China - FOOD SAFETY

    Ginger farmers using toxic pesticide

    Posted May 06th 2013, 04:25pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Farmers in Shandong have been overusing an illegal and highly toxic pesticide to grow ginger for years on end, adding yet another concern to the country’s growing list of food scandals. An investigative report by China Central Television (CCTV), which aired on Saturday, discovered farmers in Weifang city had been using the pesticide aldicarb “three ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1231442/shandong-farmers-overusing-toxic-pesticide-ginger-report-finds
  4. News - China

    Henan landfill threatens to pollute Beijing's drinking water

    Posted Mar 22nd 2013, 10:11pm by Chris Luo

    ... in 2009. The rubbish mountain now occupies an area of 23,000 square metres. The report said every time heavy rains hit the region, floods carry garbage along a small river to the Yangzhuang ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1197470/mountain-rubbish-potential-threat-water-resource-beijing
  5. News - Asia - ENVIRONMENT

    Singapore air worsens as smoke billows in from Indonesia forest fires

    Posted Jun 17th 2013, 04:11pm by Agence France-Presse in Singapore

    ... at street level in Singapore’s central business district but has so far not affected business or air transport. Singapore schools are on holiday. People with heart and lung disease, those over 65 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1262896/singapore-air-worsens-smoke-billows-indonesia-forest-fires
  6. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Nicaraguan canal 'an environmental disaster'

    Posted Jun 16th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... in Central America and the Caribbean. One of the possible canal routes would pass through the sprawling Cerro Silva nature reserve between the southern Caribbean coast and the El Rama River port, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1261710/nicaraguan-canal-environmental-disaster
  7. Islanders sail into Central to march against incinerator

    Posted Mar 14th 2011, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau Hundreds of Cheung Chau and South Lantau islanders landed at Central pier number five yesterday for a protest march against plans to build a giant incinerator on nearby Shek Kwu ... The incinerator would emit about 2,900 tonnes of sulphur dioxide and nitrogen dioxide and 217 tonnes of respirable suspended particles per year. Around 700 people took part in the march from the Central ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/740871/islanders-sail-central-march-against-incinerator
  8. Government shown real way to conserve Central

    Posted Feb 18th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In his 2009 policy address, Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen announced an ambitious 'Conserving Central' scheme which was supposed to herald a new government mentality over conservation and heritage issues and reflect the concerns of the public over these areas. 'The idea of conserving Central is premised on our respect for the history of the district,' said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/738489/government-shown-real-way-conserve-central
  9. News - Hong Kong - LAND

    Unease at planned reclamation projects in Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 29th 2013, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... the reclaimed land might still be occupied with walled buildings and shopping malls that are monopolised by large developers," she warned. Lai urged the government to resume as soon as possible ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1225466/unease-planned-reclamation-projects-hong-kong
  10. News - World - ARCTIC

    UN sounds alarm over record Arctic ice melt

    Posted May 02nd 2013, 06:08pm by AFP

    ... conditions were observed across Alaska, parts of northern and eastern Australia, and central Asia, it said. Precipitation also varied, with drier-than-average conditions across much of the central United States, northern Mexico, northeastern Brazil, central Russia, and south-central Australia. Northern Europe, western Africa, north-central Argentina, western Alaska, and most of northern ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1228487/un-sounds-alarm-over-record-arctic-ice-melt

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