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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. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Death by pollution?

    Posted Jan 20th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Do you agree with the new chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce that air pollution may result in the 'death of Hong Kong'- not politics, as cited in the pre-handover Fortune cover article? Write to us ...

  8. Winning robot to help fight pollution

    Posted Aug 28th 2006, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... ingenious design will certainly help to combat the problem of water pollution in Hong Kong. A keen participant in science competitions, Justin developed a passion for robots when he was a child. ... what inspired him to create his invention. He said that hearing so much depressing news about water pollution in Hong Kong prompted him to take action. 'Alarming news stories about our ...

  9. CLP the worst local polluter

    Posted Feb 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Robin Kwong It is impossible to talk about local sources of air pollution without mentioning our power plants. CLP Power- which owns one gas-fired and one coal-fired power plant on the west side of Kowloon, as well as a small oil-fired plant at Penny's Bay on Lantau Island- is Hong Kong's single largest polluter. In 2003, its power plants pumped roughly 51,000 ...

  10. It's time for leaders to act on air pollution

    Posted Feb 15th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... scrutiny, yet again, to the state of our air quality. If you are not aware of the Greenpeace pollution index, it can be found at: http://api.greenpeace.org. hk/index.php. It compares the air quality ... industry? Can someone with leadership qualities stand up and end the apathy towards air pollution in this city? M. DOUGLAS, Mid-Levels Radio warning missing On the morning of Tuesday, February 7, ...




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