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  1. Smoky bars '10 times more polluted'

    Posted Jul 16th 2006, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... Raymond Ma A study of indoor air quality in bars has found those that allow smoking are at least 10 times more polluted than those that ban it. Lobby group Clear the Air visited five bars in Soho, Lan Kwai Fong and Wan Chai to test for pollution on Friday night. They used a machine that detects the concentration of dust particles in the air. It found two non-smoking bars in Soho- ...

  2. River River River

    Posted Aug 27th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zang Ningbei directs Ai Mei Theatre (Shanghai)'s multimedia theatre production (above) about water pollution and environmental protection issues in China. In Putonghua. Aug 27-28, 8pm, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, HK$110, HK$90 (members) HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2521 7251 ...

  3. City Briefs

    Posted Sep 13th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Pollution soars in Tung Chung and other areas Tung Chung suffered some of the worst air-pollution levels in months yesterday, with the air pollution index soaring to 139 at its peak. Concentrations of particulates increased shortly after noon until 3pm, then gradually fell. Roadside readings in Causeway Bay and Mongkok passed 100, the level at which people with respiratory and heart ...

  4. letters

    Posted Apr 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... issues. Teachers, parents and social workers should make young people aware of the consequences of their actions. Jennifer Chan Lok-yiu, Our Lady of the Rosary College Time to take light pollution ... lighting in residential, public and commercial areas. Colourful billboards adorn our buildings and bright neons blaze above our streets. This is called light pollution. Many people passing ...

  5. letters

    Posted Apr 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... pollution. That deters many foreign business people and professionals from relocating to Hong Kong. This will eventually lead to a reduction in many economic opportunities. A new strategy offers ... pollutants. We have no guarantee that most shipping companies will comply with voluntary clean fuel guidelines. They have their own profits at heart so will prefer cheaper fuels. Therefore, we need ...

  6. Renting out Statue Square dishonours fallen heroes

    Posted Jul 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... But for the government to follow this lead is a disgrace. Pollution is not confined to our air. There is also noise and visual pollution, which infringes on our health, our safety and the very integrity of our ... for the mainland. Our government should also have an environmental policy for our city- one which embraces the air and the water and audio and visual aspects of our lives. Let us not be polluted in mind, ...

  7. Lights-out campaign proves a turn-off

    Posted Aug 09th 2006, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... for lights to be switched off for three minutes to heighten concerns about air pollution and energy abuse. CLP Power and Hongkong Electric did not detect any change in power demand during ... the campaign only served as a 'wake up' call to officials, corporates and the public on energy conservation and air pollution. 'It was never a panacea for the problem. We just want ...

  8. Events

    Posted Jan 27th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Today: British Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'Latest trends in the China property market- Implications for Hong Kong'. Hong Kong Club. American Chamber of Commerce lunch: 'Air pollution of buses and road transport: Potential solutions'. Bank of America Tower. French Chamber of Commerce event: 'The China luxury forecast'. On Hing Building, Central. ...

  9. Events

    Posted Jan 25th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of Commerce breakfast: 'Latest trends in the China property market- Implications for Hong Kong'. Hong Kong Club. American Chamber of Commerce lunch: 'Air pollution of buses and road ...

  10. 1,000-entrant limit for harbour swim

    Posted Aug 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... is water quality in the harbour, amid reports of a deterioration last year. The route was chosen to avoid pollution and marine traffic, and Wong said careful checks would be made before the race. ... to plan the event, said the race would be held at high tide when cleaner water from the sea flowed into the harbour from the east, keeping the pollution in central and western waters at bay. ...




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