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  1. Arthritis and pollution can make for woeful winters

    Posted Oct 25th 2009, 12:00am by Jade Lee-Duffy

    ... sneezing and breathing difficulties. According to the veterinarian, on the days when the air pollution is high, about one-third of the animals he examines has a weather-related ailment. 'There's more pollution and debris in the air when you can't see across the harbour,' says Potter, who graduated from the University of Queensland. He says pet owners can buy eye drops ...

  2. Living in heavily polluted HK has been bitter-sweet experience

    Posted Nov 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... restaurant knowing that the vegetables have been grown in mainland soil, soaking up the chemicals and heavy metals from one of its abused waterways, 90 per cent of which are polluted? I now know when I come home from a walk outside, I am not getting sick, my throat simply hurts from the pollution. My newly acquired persistent cough is a symptom of being poisoned by industrial diesel fumes ...

  3. Baby's body found at sewage plant

    Posted Nov 25th 2010, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo The body of a prematurely born baby boy was found at North Point sewage treatment plant yesterday. Police were called to the Man Hong Street facility at about 3.45pm when workers found the body in a screening container. Police said the baby wa ...

  4. Who said it?

    Posted Sep 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Prices are high currently, and I cannot relax Premier Wen Jiabao speaks to residents of the northeastern port city of Dalian on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum The pollution was very bad back then. After I finished my wife didn't know who I was because I was covered from head to toe in oil from the sea Chow Sing-lam, 75, recalls his experience in the harbour ...

  5. Smoky vehicles

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

    ... penalty tickets for speeding than stopping vehicles which pollute the air we breathe. I would also like the Environmental Protection Department (EPD) to advise what action it takes on reports from the public on their fax (28383111 for Chinese and English) about polluting vehicles. I have made many reports over the past few years about offending vehicles, including by fax to the EPD, only ...

  6. Sandstorms blow away Chan's voice

    Posted Mar 27th 2010, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... Lee Wing-sze As mainland sandstorms brought air pollution levels in the city to a record high, the choking air also took away the voice of Canto-pop star Eason Chan Yik-shun (below), who kicked off his 18-night run at the Coliseum last weekend. Suffering from the flu, Chan greeted his fans with a hoarse voice and occasional coughs, and the pollution only made things worse. He ...

  7. Quotes of the Week

    Posted Mar 27th 2010, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... pollution on Monday, the day readings went off the top of the 500-point air pollution index I want a baby... but I have been too busy to do it and I don't want an artificial insemination ...

  8. The road to eco-friendly practices

    Posted Mar 08th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the environmental needs of clients. Use your buying power (purchase products which reduce pollution). Contribute to the community. Maintain continual improvement. Make your environmental efforts ...

  9. Quotes of the Week

    Posted Apr 24th 2010, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... than legal contracts I now want to avoid the biological stress which comes directly from breathing the polluted air in HK Leading air quality authority Professor Anthony Hedley on why he ...

  10. Give me five

    Posted Oct 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to take by storm (verbal phrase) to be a surprise success Example: Her new CD has taken the music world by storm. global (adj) all over the world Example: Air pollution is a global problem. hilarious (adj) very funny Example: That story was hilarious. I could not stop laughing. sophisticated (adj) full of quality and very fashionable Example: I am taking you to a very ...




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