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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    Old trucks face scrapheap to curb air pollution

    Posted Jan 17th 2013, 12:00am by Cheung Chi Fai, Keith Wallis

    ... Cheung Chi-fai and Keith Wallis Cash incentives to take worst-polluting vehicles out of use; law to make ships burn cleaner fuel Full speed ahead on old trucks' road to the scrapyard ... home and feed his two children. But the truck, registered in 1995, is deemed to be among the city's most polluting vehicles, emitting 34 times as many particles as the latest model. ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    Chief executive declares his priorities for helping an overcrowded city

    Posted Jan 17th 2013, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying pledges a raft of measures to ease the plight of an overcrowded city beset by poverty and pollution C.Y. STAKES OUT HIS ... billion in subsidies to replace 80,000 heavily polluting ones. Leung said little about universal suffrage and did not give a timetable for the consultation on the chief executive election in 2017 ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    More questions than answers in CY Leung’s policy address

    Posted Jan 16th 2013, 02:11pm by Staff Reporter

    ... emission reduction targets, I propose setting aside $10 billion as subsidies to owners of over 80 000 heavily polluting pre-Euro and Euro I to III diesel commercial vehicles in order to progressively phase out these vehicles having regard to their pollution level. The scheme will significantly reduce the overall emissions of particulates and nitrogen oxides by 80% and 30% respectively. ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    CY Leung's housing will require focus on land supply, backer says

    Posted Jan 18th 2013, 12:00am by OLGA WONG AND JOYCE NG

    ... the plan to remove a 40-year-old moratorium on new development at sites in Pok Fu Lam and Mid-Levels should avoid the creation of traffic and pollution problems. Meanwhile, Secretary ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    Leung Chun-ying's concrete action plan for Hong Kong

    Posted Jan 17th 2013, 12:00am by REPORTERS

    ... Education Voucher Scheme will receive an extra grant in 2013-14 for minor improvement works ENVIRONMENT Set aside HK$10 billion as subsidies for owners of more than 80,000 heavily polluting ...



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