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  1. Light-pollution complaints spread in Tsim Sha Tsui

    Posted Feb 21st 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai and Ng Kang-chung A light-pollution protest lodged by residents of The Masterpiece has set off a new round of complaints from neighbours against overly bright buildings ... a flashing ground-floor wall outside the fashion chain store Chocoolate. Shopping malls iSquare and Mira are also being targeted by nearby residents concerned that the district's light pollution ...

  2. Kerbside showrooms make a mockery of pollution measures

    Posted Oct 29th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kong's pollution issues. Well, it is obvious some of his civil servants have not heeded his pledges to reduce levels of roadside pollution. Otherwise, what explanation can ... vehicles there for genuine off- and on-loading activities to double park. These vehicles have been adapted to include independent air-conditioning units or generators that pump additional pollution ...

  3. World-class pollution to greet East Asian Games competitors

    Posted Sep 28th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the gunk from the atmosphere and provide the athletes with the clean air necessary to ensure that they can compete in top form? With many of our hotels situated in the most polluted areas of the city, Tsim Sha Tsui, Mong Kok, Wan Chai and Causeway Bay, athletes and visitors will be exposed to the horrendous street-level pollution that we locals have to cope with on a daily basis. Much ...

  4. Happy Valley station would reduce inner city pollution

    Posted Dec 28th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... but also roadside pollution from motor vehicles- and for this reason alone a Happy Valley station should be included. A station there and at Ocean Park would help persuade those living at South Island and Tai Hang Road to leave their cars at home, thus significantly reducing inner city pollution in Happy Valley, Causeway Bay, Wan Chai and Central. Hardly a week goes by nowadays without ...

  5. Pollution comes to a head

    Posted Mar 09th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Dikky Sinn No people have stronger hair than the Chinese, but even their formidable follicles may be no match for worsening pollution, says a French researcher. Didier Saint-Leger, director of the L'Oreal Research Centre in China, said pollution oxidised hair and made it fragile. 'Pollution in most cases produces ozone, which is the strongest oxidizer of hair,' ...

  6. Shedding light on a hot topic

    Posted Jul 20th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of electricity is consumed, 1.3 watts will be consumed to use an air conditioner to lower the temperature.' Light pollution and energy wastage from flashing advertising signs is not a new topic ... in reducing unnecessary lighting and using more energy-efficient lights. However, what is still missing is legislation directed at light pollution. Friends of the Earth tried to highlight the problem ...

  7. Comment - Letters

    Letters Question, August 19, 2012

    Posted Aug 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Serious gridlock. To curb the traffic congestion and air pollution in Tsim Sha Tsui East caused by tour buses parking on the street with idling engines, should they be directed instead to use an empty government bus depot in Mody Road? ...

  8. 'Nightlife at risk if noise ban upheld'

    Posted Apr 28th 2004, 12:00am by Sara Bradford

    ... Sara Bradford Lawyer says appeal by Tsim Sha Tsui bar has wider implications for the entertainment scene in HK Hong Kong's nightlife would echo with the sound of silence if the Court of Appeal upholds a controversial noise ban, it was submitted yeste ...

  9. Strike the right note in battle against noise

    Posted Jun 06th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... pollution, like any other hazard, poses a threat to health. It must be kept within reasonable limits. A sensible balance needs to be struck between the interests of those who make the noise when ...

  10. Problems in an old building

    Posted Aug 17th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I refer to the letter 'Tackling construction-site pollution' (Sunday Morning Post, August 10). I do not share the view of M.J. Stokoe (acting director of environmental protection) that decreasing convictions suggest environmental pollution is under control. It could mean otherwise - that pollution is out of control but within the limits of laws expanded to protect ...




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