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  1. Residents in the Pearl River Delta region worried about pollution and water quality, survey shows

    Posted Nov 12th 2009, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Fiona Tam More than 80 per cent of Pearl River Delta residents say pollution is adversely affecting their lives, while 60 per cent are concerned about the quality of the region's water supply, a poll shows. The Guangzhou Public Opinion Research Centre interviewed 2,006 people from nine delta cities including Guangzhou, Shenzhen and Dongguan about their experiences ...

  2. Yellow River Delta faces huge challenges in halting pollution

    Posted Oct 08th 2010, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ..., the Pearl River Delta and Yangtze River Delta, are its most affluent regions and global manufacturing centres. But they are running out of room. In contrast, the Yellow River carries massive amounts ... and adviser to the Ministry of Environmental Protection who has visited the region many times, says the Yellow River Delta faces greater challenges than other areas in achieving environmentally ...

  3. Joint energy plan?

    Posted Nov 05th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Should the Hong Kong and Guangdong governments formulate a regional energy plan to help curb air pollution in the Pearl River Delta, as a think-tank has proposed? Share your views: write to us. ...

  4. Pollution is a threat to delta's development, vice-minister says

    Posted Sep 13th 2008, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao in Shenzhen Severe pollution in the Pearl River Delta is threatening to hurt the area's social and economic development, a top mainland environmental official has warned. ... product last year, it had also become one of the mainland's most polluted areas. 'The Pearl River Delta has paid a great price in terms of environment and resources for the economic ...

  5. Delta bridge will take priority at cross-border conference

    Posted Aug 05th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Pearl River Delta. A study commissioned by the National Development and Reform Commission and the Hong Kong government has concluded there is an urgent need to build the bridge and proposes ... Pearl River Delta cities of Zhuhai, Zhongshan and Jiangmen. A Hong Kong government spokesman said: 'The conference will discuss the scope and level of co-operation in strengthening ...

  6. Young and old pay high price for bad Delta air

    Posted Jun 12th 2008, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez Children and the elderly in the greater Pearl River Delta are paying a high price for worsening air pollution, researchers warn, following a study that puts the health ... and the Pearl River Delta, states the study, entitled 'A Price Too High', by Civic Exchange. A first in terms of pinning down the health cost of bad air in the region, the study was conducted ...

  7. HK community must get more involved in plans for the delta

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

    ... economies are tied together, we need to integrate our transport and urban plans, and our environmental controls, for the Pearl River Delta. The Bay Area action plan shows that planning progress ... Clearly, the mainland teams sweep the floor with our bureaucrats. The Hong Kong community should get involved early in the planning of the Pearl River Delta as it directly impacts the future living ...

  8. Delta bridge seen creating more air pollution

    Posted Oct 30th 2004, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Ravina Shamdasani Environmental experts issue call for sustainable development Air pollution in the territory will worsen if a bridge is built across the Pearl River Delta from Hong Kong ... development of the western delta. They said the government should only allow the bridge to proceed when air pollution 'offsets' have been identified elsewhere, because of the inevitable ...

  9. Green plan for delta's environmental blues

    Posted Aug 20th 2008, 12:00am by Kitty Poon

    ... for a 'green greater Pearl River Delta quality living circle'. The concept signifies a shift in joint efforts to protect the environment. It reflects an emerging consensus that a new framework ... Hong Kong and Macau to study the prospect of a green delta. The research is expected to result in a green blueprint for the greater Pearl River Delta. Formulating a green delta also depends ...

  10. How we sold the pink dolphins down the river

    Posted Dec 28th 2009, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... is not in doubt. It will further integrate Hong Kong into the economy of the Pearl River Delta and facilitate development of the western side of the delta. What is in doubt, however, is the ecological ... they are smart and know how to get out of the way. Tell that to the Yangtze River dolphins, which are now extinct. Frank Ching is a Hong Kong-based writer and commentator. ...




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