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  1. More steps urged to tackle air pollution

    Posted Mar 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee in Beijing Hong Kong delegates demand better flow of information from Guangdong Greater transparency is needed about air pollution in the Pearl River Delta and greater ... for the more regular release of pollution data and for the State Environmental Protection Administration to provide progress reports on improving air quality and information on environmental ...

  2. Tsang told to clean up his act on pollution

    Posted Aug 15th 2005, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... Jimmy Cheung Air quality should be high on agenda, says James Tien The Liberal Party chairman has criticised the chief executive for failing to tackle pollution with enough urgency. ... quality, which ranked third on the list of 25 issues polled by the Central Policy Unit. Mr Tien conceded that the city had treated the pollution problem seriously in the past but said more needed ...

  3. Tung told to fix problems of pollution, education

    Posted Nov 16th 2004, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih Fighting pollution and improving education were the key suggestions to emerge from a survey of professionals and managers which was submitted to Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa yesterday. 'We suggest the Hong Kong government should step up its efforts to liaise with the Chinese government, to see how they can work together to resolve the pollution problem,' said ...

  4. Clearly, we need to work together

    Posted Dec 24th 2004, 12:00am by James Tien

    ... it needs to do to reduce pollution. The problem is that much of the pollution wafts across from Guangdong. To address this, four of my proposals concern our neighbour. But realistically, to ensure ... per cent of our airborne pollutants originate from Guangdong. As the mainland economy expands further, we can expect ever more pollutants to head our way if nothing more is done. The key ...

  5. More effort needed to lure talent to HK, say advisers

    Posted Jan 27th 2007, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... members, said the views expressed at the meeting were diverse. Ms Eu said she mainly talked about air pollution because she believed it was one reason deterring people from coming to the city. She ... could do much to attract talented people, as 'the main issue is whether the whole environment in Hong Kong, including its air pollution situation, is attractive for them'. ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Mainland protester who attended July 1 rally beaten up trying to return to hk

    Posted Aug 29th 2012, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... In a video recording made by Li of their conversation, the manager denied the beating took place. Li, who has been petitioning since 2003 against a developer's pollution of his farmland, said he ...

  7. Media hail historic win but warn of challenges ahead

    Posted Mar 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... levels of pollution, an overstretched education system and global economic headwinds.' In Asia, Singapore's The Straits Times said: '[Leung's election] is a clear sign, say ...

  8. Dear C.Y., setbacks can be a blessing

    Posted Jul 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... missed some major issues- like pollution- that need to be addressed. And there are also questions of empathy and human decency. In prosperous Hong Kong, it is simply wrong for anyone to sleep ...

  9. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, South China Morning Post, August 17, 2012

    Posted Aug 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to achieve the new standards. While we wait for this legislation, Hong Kong is without a clear policy target for reducing air pollution. The department continues to treat the old AQOs as being ... if it intends to keep saying yes to huge polluting projects like the third runway at Hong Kong airport. David Renton, Repulse Bay Taking issue with hedge funds article The article in Money Post by Hans ...

  10. Long Hair's antics reach new heights

    Posted Oct 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Everyone calls Leung Kwok-hung Long Hair. It may be time to give the lawmaker a more respectable moniker as a cultural pioneer. How about the Father of Hong Kong's street protests? Nowadays, it seems everyone hits the streets to protest against the government, big corporations, greedy tycoons, bad air and polluted water. It wasn't always like this. When Leung started ...




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