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  1. Everyone talks about air pollution; what about water pollution?

    Posted Mar 30th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... been polluted for the past three or four years and I often find rubbish when I swim there. I think beaches are mostly polluted by the public while harbours are polluted by factories and industry. The government should take action but I am not confident that they will. Adrian Wong Age: 19 Top tunes: Pop music I have no idea about water pollution. Air pollution in Hong Kong might ...

  2. Pollution? What pollution?

    Posted Nov 30th 2006, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... environmentally friendly place for people, for executives, for Hong Kong people, to live.' Is this a plea for action or inaction? If Mr Tsang really wanted the business community to cut pollution, he ... is in jeopardy because of the worsening air pollution. It is strange that, in a talk to businesspeople, Mr Tsang did not mention the economic costs of pollution to business- such as the conclusion ...

  3. Beijing residents driven indoors as smog and dust choke capital

    Posted Apr 11th 2006, 12:00am by Jamil Anderlini

    ... Jamil Anderlini in Beijing Beijing residents have been warned not to open windows or go outside as the city experiences its worst air pollution so far this year. Visibility in the city was less than 1km yesterday and on Sunday as a heavy blanket of smog and dust descended on the capital. Environmental officials said the pollution was caused largely by dust blown in from Inner ...

  4. FYI: Is that mist or fog obscuring the Peak?

    Posted Apr 09th 2006, 12:00am by David Evans

    ... its moisture, which it does as fog. The soupy haze obscuring the Peak is a little more complicated, being a product of humidity, wind direction, topography, season and, of course, pollution ... and, at the end of 1952, a combination of weather systems and pollution killed almost 4,000 people in four days in the city. An estimated 12,000 perished in the following years as a direct ...

  5. Warning of disaster from HK's pollution

    Posted Feb 19th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Trevor Willison Pollution fighter Anthony Hedley has called for a 10-point plan to clear Hong Kong's air before a disaster hits the city. His plea was sparked by pollution levels ... dioxide. 'It's pushing people into hospital beds, doctors' clinics and coffins,' he said. The estimated cost of the affects of sickness from pollutants to hospitals, government ...

  6. Please put pollution in its rightful place

    Posted Mar 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I read with interest your series on pollution. I live in Discovery Bay and here in 'Neverland' we smugly imagine that 'our air quality is better than yours'. Our notion ... a little oasis, a pocket of pure air from where we embark on a high-speed ferry each day- and disappear into a cloud of pollutant particles, returning to our less pollution-ravaged loved ones ...

  7. Pollution takes its toll on marathon field

    Posted Feb 13th 2006, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay, Andy Chen

    ... the worst air pollution since September. Many of the record 40,000 runners complained the 'choking' air affected their performance in the 10th annual Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon, ... at the scene before being taken to hospital. The second runner in critical condition collapsed in Tsing Yi. The man, surnamed Tsang, 53, is in Princess Margaret Hospital. The air pollution index ...

  8. Lots of talk but little action from private sector

    Posted Feb 24th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Robin Kwong Hong Kong businesses, through chambers of commerce and associations, have long been vocal about air pollution, but some observers believe much more could still be done. Several chambers have issued position statements on air pollution or environmental issues, and have also set up taskforces to study the problem. Many are also members of the Business Environment Council, ...

  9. Air pollution not being taken seriously enough

    Posted Feb 24th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong's air pollution sometimes does not seem to be much of a problem for many of us. Apart from asthmatics, a handful of scientists, doctors and fitness fanatics, the pall ... this and steps are being taken to cut pollution levels. Some would say that the measures being taken are enough; this newspaper is among those who think otherwise. The three-part Behind the News series ...

  10. Christmas choker as pollution levels spell health threat

    Posted Dec 26th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jasmine Wang Air pollution hit health-threatening levels on Christmas Day with the roadside index reaching 115 in Central at noon. The other two roadside monitoring stations in Causeway Bay and Mong Kok had readings of 112 and 110, respectively, at the same time. The air pollution index (API) readings of general stations ranged between 60 and 75 at 3pm, with the highest ...




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