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  1. News - China - SHENZHEN

    Shenzhen residents annoyed by bright lights at Hong Kong border crossing

    Posted Jun 06th 2013, 05:30pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Staff Reporter Scores of Shenzhen households have been complaining about very intense light coming from the Hong Kong side of the Shenzhen River for weeks, a report published in the Guangzhou-based Southern Metropolis Daily said on Thursday. High-intensit ...

  2. Shenzhen seas seriously polluted

    Posted May 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... excessive pollutants, according to a maritime study. A professor of marine chemistry says the problem could worsen this year, as some temporary efforts to improve water quality last year ... of seriously contaminated seawater. Of the remaining waters, 145 square kilometres were lightly or moderately polluted, and 435 square kilometres were clean. The contaminated waters were concentrated ...

  3. Stray dogs and pollution pose threat to spoonbills

    Posted Mar 12th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... threat of worsening water pollution in Deep Bay and the drying up of the mudflats, Mr Yu said stray dogs were also a threat. 'We have frequently seen black-faced spoonbills taking shelter ...

  4. Polluters deserve no sympathy

    Posted Aug 25th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... operations. It was a time when toxic industrial discharges made the Rambler Channel between Tsuen Wan and Tsing Yi, in the words of one expert, the most polluted body of water in the world. In Kowloon ... In the 1980s, the pollution slowly waned. That was partly because the government stepped up enforcement of environmental laws. But the major reason why things got better was the relocation of polluting ...

  5. Congestion fee best way to clear roads

    Posted Mar 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Drivers expect traffic to flow smoothly, but are unenthusiastic when it is suggested that they be charged to use roads to ease gridlock and reduce air pollution. A recent announcement ... the use of those that are older or more polluting and offering incentives to use public transport, also proposed by Shenzhen, have been tried and tested elsewhere with limited effect. All require ...

  6. Shenzhen to put the brakes on soaring growth

    Posted Mar 21st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... He Huifeng Mayor has ambitious plans to save energy and cut pollution Shenzhen plans to slow down its economy this year and set tougher goals for energy saving and reducing environmental pollution. Mayor Xu Zongheng will tell delegates to the city's people's congress today that its economy will grow by 13 per cent this year, down from 15 per cent last year. His work report, ...

  7. Developing society

    Posted Mar 13th 2008, 12:00am by Christine Loh

    ... and Shenzhen should consider development options based on how much additional pollution would be created, and then find other ways to reduce pollution by the same amount. If we do not do this, we will just keep adding more and more pollution in an area that has a limited capacity to absorb it. It may be hard to think of our air sheds and watersheds as having limited capacities to deal ...

  8. In Brief

    Posted Oct 10th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Officials stop shekou pollution protest About 150 Shekou residents planning to stage a protest yesterday against pollution brought about by the Shenzhen Western Corridor were intercepted by local government officials. Protest organiser Cheng Wei said 10,000 people would suffer polluted air from an open section of the road between Shekou, in Shenzhen, and Yuen Long in Hong Kong. Mr ...

  9. News - China - PROTEST

    Police beat strikers during Xi Jinping's Guangdong tour

    Posted Dec 10th 2012, 12:00am by Li Jing, He Huifeng

    ... not show up at the Donghaochong canal - a showpiece of Guangzhou's green programme - as expected. The canal was cleaned up under an urban regeneration project which turned heavily polluted ...

  10. What's being said on facebook.com/southchinamorningpost

    Posted Mar 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... pollution for our already over-polluted city and further damage to our already overly-damaged environment. To ask us to pay for it just adds insult to injury. ...




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