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  1. Oil sludge closes beach at Repulse Bay

    Posted Jul 29th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... did not originate from land, but so far officers have drawn a blank. However, they say it is not connected to an oil spill off Tuen Mun on Sunday. The beach on Hong Kong Island, which ... incident did not have anything to do with the oil spill in Tuen Mun, which also forced the closure of Cafeteria New Beach and Golden Beach on Sunday. The Environmental Protection Department said ...

  2. Diesel spill in Sai Kung river

    Posted Sep 13th 2007, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo The Environmental Protection and Drainage Services departments were last night cleaning diesel fuel from the Ho Chung River in Sai Kung after it leaked from an oil tanker. ... spilling diesel into a drain that links to the river. Workers were using absorbent booms to clear the spill, which was about 1km long. ...

  3. Shipowner could be liable for pellet spill

    Posted Aug 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com The owner of the ship that spilled plastic pellets that washed up on Hong Kong beaches could be held liable, the government said yesterday. Two of the seven ... the sea and 21 tonnes from the shore. Lam stopped short of commenting on whether Sinopec should be held responsible for the spill. 'When we talk about responsibility, we need to be very ...

  4. Soy source

    Posted Apr 13th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... they are biodegradable and water soluble (which means spills are easier to clean); and they burn cooler and slower. Their lower melting point means their scent is distributed more effectively, according to The Candle Company, which has designed an Oriental Boudoir candle and oil burner set (above) in white ceramic decorated with hand-painted plum blossoms. The candle and burner cost HK$199 each ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong media betraying public trust

    Posted Aug 17th 2012, 12:00am by Lau Nai-Keung

    ... that has left many beaches polluted. Some 150 tonnes of pellets that belonged to Chinese oil and chemical company Sinopec spilled out of shipping containers that were knocked off a freighter ... Lau Nai-Keung Lau Nai-keung says the reports on pellet spill demonstrate misplaced priorities Media ought to put public interest ahead of politics Last Friday, the environmental group Hong ...

  6. Tensions spill over as furious lawmakers bring proceedings to a halt

    Posted Mar 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Colleen Lee, Ng Kang-chung and Peter So Three legislators were escorted out of last night's election debate amid jeers from their fellow Election Committee members after they staged noisy protests that forced the event to halt for almost 10 minutes. ...

  7. Chef to spill the beans on Tsang

    Posted Dec 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Patsy Moy patsy.moy@scmp.com A chef who worked for Donald Tsang Yam-kuen a decade ago plans to publish a book next year that will spill the beans about the city's top leader. Yu Yin-ping said his book would be part-expose- detailing his grudges against Tsang, who was financial secretary at the time- and part-cookbook, serving up some of his most popular recipes. Yu, who ...

  8. Airport fuel depot must be stopped, say steel workers

    Posted Feb 12th 2007, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... the lives of people living in Lung Kwu Tang and along Butterfly Bay would also be endangered in the event of an oil spill. The employees' concern group demanded the Town Planning Board rezone ... the first impact report failed to assess the fire risk from a major fuel spill. Work on the depot was then suspended. Shiu Wing Steel initiated a judicial review in November 2002 after the director ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Rant: boating about in a mess

    Posted Sep 30th 2012, 12:00am by ROBBY

    ... boat will moor right next to yours. Competing soundtracks- say, rave music and chilled-out jazz- are like (suntan) oil and water: they don't mix. The anchor chains of boats overlap like ... a beach. Hong Kong may be an affluent society but, on weekends, we're reminded it's also an effluent one. On the beaches, rubbish spills out of bins, so much so that you could be forgiven ...

  10. Row over 'black shadow' claim spills out of Legco

    Posted Sep 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Simpson Cheung, Peter So and Stuart Lau The row between journalists and police intensified yesterday after the police chief refused to withdraw his 'black shadow' remark, used to defend the force's tactics during Vice-Premier Li Keqiang ...




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