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  1. Oil spill highlights lack of cross-border teamwork

    Posted Dec 16th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The big oil spill near the mouth of the Pearl River last week had the potential to cause great environmental damage- and it happened on Hong Kong's doorstep. But as the slick spread, ... threat posed by oil spills in the busy seas near the mouth of the Pearl River. It also suggests that plans for a cross-border response need to be reviewed. Mainland officials have described ...

  2. Oil cleanup nears end; assessing cost begins

    Posted Dec 16th 2004, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao and Cheung Chi-fai Owners of the two ships involved won't be able to pay full amount, says official The cleanup of China's largest oil spill has almost been ... said. Under an oil-spill response plan for the Pearl River estuary agreed by Hong Kong, Macau, Shenzhen, Zhuhai and Guangzhou, each city has a duty to offer help in the event of an oil spill ...

  3. Cross-border oil fouls beaches

    Posted Aug 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Marine officials are blaming cross-border oil spills for an unusual increase in contamination of beaches and coastal areas last year. They say shipping activities, including ship-to-ship oil transfers and illegal discharge of bilge water, possibly outside Hong Kong waters, were at least partly responsible for the spills that have been ...

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    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 ...

  5. Events

    Posted Feb 17th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 'Social technologies for today's business'. Lucky Building, Central. Monday, February 21: American Chamber of Commerce lunch: 'Lessons from the oil spill: How China can move ...

  6. Events

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

    ... for today's business'. Lucky Building, Central. Monday, February 21: American Chamber of Commerce lunch: 'Lessons from the oil spill: How China can move into a cleaner energy future'. ...

  7. Proper debate needed on petrochemical plant

    Posted Mar 24th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of a bridge linking Hong Kong, Macau and Zhuhai across the estuary will make navigation for big ships even more of a challenge. Second, in the case of an emergency, such as an oil spill from a tanker ... from population centres including Hong Kong. But Guangzhou city officials have continued to insist that a controversial oil refinery already planned for Nansha in the densely populated heart ...

  8. Lai See

    Posted Apr 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Webb, head of Oil & Gas UK. Tell that to the folks in Louisiana. You would have thought the oil spill had never happened. Wise words, but who was first We take a philosophical turn ... of Mexico that BP was a finalist in the UK Oil and Gas Industry Safety Awards. It was also runner-up in the innovation and safety category, and praised for its 'enthusiasm and commitment' ...

  9. Message about dialogue is still not getting through

    Posted Feb 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of course. December's oil spill at the mouth of the Pearl River Delta is a case in point. Hong Kong knew of it before Guangdong, but the two sides failed to communicate effectively or co-operate ...

  10. Massive oil venture to be assessed for impact

    Posted Mar 07th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chow Chung-yan in Beijing Guangdong will not approve construction of a massive oil refinery near Guangzhou unless it passes an environmental impact assessment, the deputy director of the province's economic planning agency said yesterday. Li Miaojuan, deputy director of the Guangdong Development and Reform Commission, said the assessment had not yet been completed for the project ...




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