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  1. A year of change and challenges

    Posted Jan 01st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for cleaners and security guards. problems remain Much work remains to be done, however, notably in combating air pollution, widening the tax base, bringing in health reforms and furthering ...

  2. New thinking needed on managing our waste

    Posted Dec 29th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A clean harbour for just an extra 10 cents a day. That tantalising prospect has been put forward by the government as it tries to dig deeper into people's pockets to finance an expanded sewage treatment scheme. Officials have obviously taken great care in packaging their proposal to make it acceptable. After all, who would oppose the application of the polluter ...

  3. A recipe for clear thinking

    Posted Dec 28th 2006, 12:00am by Christine Loh

    ... pollution? That conflict would be particularly strong if Mr Tsang proposed to build more container terminals and road-based transport infrastructure. At a minimum, will Mr Tsang pledge ...

  4. Boring, boring Qatar beats HK when it comes to being proactive

    Posted Dec 24th 2006, 12:00am by Tim Noonan

    ... not having to swallow the raw sewage we call air around here during competition, although many Asian athletes are used to pollution. But blue skies were probably the only positive about holding ...

  5. channel hop

    Posted Dec 24th 2006, 12:00am by Paul Kay

    ... with Paul Kay Dear Santa, I know you're going to be busy delivering presents and devouring an improbable amount of milk and biscuits this evening, but I was hoping you might find the time to drop off an extra-special present to us in Hong Kong: better, more up-to-date TV shows. I know the pollution's pretty bad here, but I'm sure Rudolf's nose would see you ...

  6. Childish quibbling sets back the cause of HK democracy

    Posted Jan 29th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to provide essential public health measures to deal with acknowledged risks from pollution. There should now be a full inquiry into why so much public money was wasted on such a poorly designed and badly managed project. Apart from investigating why the government issues indoor air-quality certificates while licensing bars and restaurants to pollute their indoor air with tobacco smoke, ...

  7. Old-world charms still prevail in bustling, modern Guangzhou

    Posted Dec 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... into the heavily polluted Guangdong hinterland, and you can catch a glimpse of ancient Canton- the tempestuous southern city that played a key part in the silk and tea trades and provided an exotic ...

  8. Talkback

    Posted Dec 20th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... are exploiting all the good resources we have. On one hand, we all know our air is getting polluted. Trees help to keep air fresh and provide a buffer to global warming. Those who do not understand ...

  9. 600 days to go

    Posted Dec 17th 2006, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... and pollution than fretting over PCism 25 metres below ground. 'We are due to open in July next year, and we'll have a big ceremony. We hope Liu Qi [head of Bocog and Beijing's mayor] ...

  10. Star-struck courts blind to the facts

    Posted Dec 14th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... levels and air pollution. Instead of spreading traffic along the existing Island Eastern Corridor, it will pile up right outside my flat. I urge the government to consider the full impact of its ...




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