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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Compensation deal struck for clean-up of plastic pellets spilled in typhoon

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 05:12am by Ada Lee, CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Ada Lee and Cheung Chi-fai Financial settlement will compensate city for massive plastic spill during typhoon Payout agreed for pellet clean-up Hong Kong has come to a financial settlement with an unidentified party over the cost of the clean-up of a massive spill of plastic pellets in the city's waters during one of the most powerful typhoons to hit in recent years. The Marine Department ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Plastic surgeons raise alarm over illegal beauty treatments in Hong Kong

    Posted Mar 09th 2014, 05:30am by Lana Lam

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com Overseas medics doing beauty procedures, often in hotel rooms and sometimes badly, leaving local surgeons to fix the damage Warning on illegal plastic surgery ... them. Local plastic surgeons raised the alarm over the procedures, often conducted in hotel rooms in the city, after having to fix the damage caused by botched treatments. The doctors ...

  3. Dynaplas shapes technical advancements in high-precision plastics

    Posted Feb 21st 2014, 04:16pm by Reports by Laleh Larijani, Michelle Phillips, Emmanuelle Stahler and Jessica Ryan

    ... green technologies and fuel efficiency. Producing lighter, more economical and high-quality precision plastic components, Dynaplas is upholding the global automotive industry's push ... Their ingenuity and passion resulted in an innovative use for Dynaplas' plastic technology. Aside from vehicle components, Dynaplas produces H2O Performance Paddles for touring and whitewater kayak ...

  4. letters

    Posted Oct 17th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Simone Lau, Hang Seng School of Commerce Plastic bags should not be banned If the government bans plastic bags then how will customers take home their shopping? You could suggest customers bring their own bags with them, but what if these are torn? Compared to paper bags, plastic bags are strong, light, durable, cheap and water and chemical resistant. They use less energy and chemicals ...

  5. News - Hong Kong

    Hong Kong socialite Sandra d'Auriol plunges to her death at plastic surgery clinic

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 04:29am by Niall Fraser and Danny Mok

    ... plastic surgery, and, despite attempts by police to talk her down, plunged to her death three hours later. She was naked when she was found. D'Auriol was born in India to British parents ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - MEDICINE

    Set plastic surgery rules, coroner urges after breast-op woman dies

    Posted Jan 16th 2014, 04:25pm by Thomas Chan

    ... Thomas Chan thomas.chan@scmp.com Set rules on plastic surgery, coroner urges Medical regulators should investigate the plastic surgery industry after the death of a woman who fell ill ... and the Academy of Medicine, investigate and set down guidelines on what surgeries should be carried out only by specialist plastic surgeons and which operations should take place in hospitals, rather ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Plasticity Forum throws up ways to deal with plastic waste

    Posted Jun 08th 2013, 12:00am by Christy Choi

    ... Christy Choi christy.choi@scmp.com Forum throws up ways to deal with plastic waste Violins formed from junkyard scrap, cost-efficient detergent bottles, technology to extract plastics from those we discard. These were among the creative ways of dealing with waste that went on show this week. The Plasticity Forum brought together entrepreneurs, non-profit groups, the government ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - CONSUMER AFFAIRS

    Children's plastic shoes found to contain excessive levels of harmful chemicals

    Posted Jan 14th 2014, 02:17pm by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Consumer Council issues warning after majority of plastic footwear samples are found to contain high levels of harmful chemicals Tests find toxins in children's shoes More than half the samples of plastic footwear for children tested by the Consumer Council were found to contain high levels of harmful chemicals, while three pairs contained ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - MEDICINE

    Plastic surgeons' group head says Yik Siu-ling's case is 'an isolated incident'

    Posted Jan 10th 2014, 03:13am by Lana Lam

    ... Lana Lam and Lo Wei Top plastic surgeon says city's doctors are of 'international standard' Yik's case 'an isolated incident' The head of the plastic ... incident. Daniel Lee Tin-chak, president of the Society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons, also defended the work of Hong Kong's doctors. "Ms Yik's case is just ...

  10. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Plastic Free Seas founder rallies support for green cause at home

    Posted Jan 06th 2014, 11:50pm by JOANNA HEWITT

    ... Joanna Hewitt Plastic Free Seas founder Tracey Read tries to make eco-lifestyle fun for her children too, writes Joanna Hewitt The real zeal Former nurse Tracey Read could have had a less ... on a beach somewhere, rallying volunteers to clean up plastic rubbish that is a blight on the coastline. Tracey is the founder of Plastic Free Seas, a charity that promotes clean beaches through ...




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