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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Swimmers not told for hours about large leak of raw sewage into the sea

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 04:56am by CHEUNG CHI-FAIR, Ernest Kao

    ... Cheung Chi-fai and Ernest Kao Contractor 'slow to reveal' sewage leak Bathers may have been unknowingly swimming for hours in water polluted with raw sewage after officials and a contractor delayed notifying beach managers of problems at Pillar Point sewage treatment works on Monday. Under the emergency response plan for the plant, the Leisure and Cultural Services ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1581292/contractor-slow-reveal-sewage-leak
  2. News - China - OVERSEAS INVESTMENTS

    US closes door to Chinese investors hoping to emigrate as annual quota reached

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 05:32pm by Kathy Gao

    ... pollution in China,” Wang said. Another factor was the Canadian government’s scrapping of its immigrant investment programme earlier this year. “They [wealthy Chinese] became very concerned after ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1580826/chinese-investors-us-immigration-programme-hold
  3. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Beijing does not have the most polluted air in the world

    Posted May 13th 2014, 01:03am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn For those of you familiar with Beijing's horrendous air pollution, it may come as a surprise to know that it is by no means the world's worst. That distinction went to Delhi. Indeed 13 of the top 20 cities in the world with the dirtiest air were to be found in India, three in Pakistan, and one in Iran, Qatar, Turkey, and Bangladesh. These findings were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1510850/beijing-does-not-have-most-polluted-air-world
  4. Lifestyle - Health

    Traffic pollution seen as a major contributor to new asthma cases

    Posted May 12th 2014, 09:57am by Jeanette Wang

    ... Jeanette Wang jeanette.wang@scmp.com Traffic pollution seen as major contributor to new asthma cases By the time you've finished reading this sentence, you've likely taken two breaths and inhaled about two litres of air. In a day, the average person will breathe in about 20,000 litres. Consider the amount of pollution that air contains and it's easy to imagine how ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1508353/traffic-pollution-seen-major-contributor-new-asthma-cases
  5. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    You can't run or hide: Hong Kong pollution threatens vulnerable street workers

    Posted May 12th 2014, 04:45am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Street workers such as newspaper vendors have no escape from the smog in Central, where rush-hour levels greatly exceed healthy limits 'Pollution: you ... problems can be dealt with, but pollution, you can't run or hide from it when working on the streets," said Lee, 62, who has been running the newspaper stand in Central with his sister ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1509861/newspaper-vendors-bear-brunt-hong-kongs-pollution
  6. News - Hong Kong - CLIMATE

    Dry July was hottest in Hong Kong since records began in 1884

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 04:29am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Warmer weather and higher pollution threaten crop yields in China, scientists warn, which could hit global food production July breaks temperature record ... temperatures and pollution on crops. Monthly mean temperatures hit a record-breaking 29.8 degrees Celsius, one degree higher than average, while monthly mean maximum temperatures hit 32.6 degrees, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1566471/july-breaks-temperature-record
  7. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - ARTS

    Photographer defies light pollution to capture stunning night shots of Hong Kong skies

    Posted May 09th 2014, 08:40pm by Jeremy Blum

    ... pollution, but undaunted astronomy photographers are still finding ways to snap captivating shots of the stars above us.   Mew Chu is one such photographer. A computer animator and toy designer, Chu ... astronomy shots have been featured in the Hong Kong Space Museum, and the photographer has lent his knowledge of the city's skies to a 2008 light pollution research project at the University ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1507457/photographer-defies-light-pollution-capture-stunning-night
  8. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Families packing up and leaving Hong Kong over pollution life expectancy fears

    Posted May 03rd 2014, 11:08pm by ANGHARD HAMPSHIRE

    ... Angharad Hampshire With children the most at risk from Hong Kong's air pollution, some families have reluctantly packed up and left behind friends and comfortable lifestyles. Angharad ... to leave. "Will became very concerned about the air pollution as he is an ultra-marathoner," says Haldane. "He was really noticing the air quality when he was running, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1501490/bad-air-daze-air-pollution-and-our-children
  9. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Beijing can breathe more deeply as air quality improves in 2014, says government

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 02:22pm by Stephen Chen in Beijing stephen.chen@scmp.com

    ... to calm the growing public discontent – said in March that the capital was on the front line of a “war against pollution”. Public complaints about Beijing’s smog more than doubled to 12,599 in the first five months of the year, compared with the period last year Authorities have been trying to highlight the measures being taken to reduce the pollution, but many residents are still ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1551857/beijing-can-breath-more-deeply-years-air-quality-improves-2013-says
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - AIR POLLUTION

    Coal's continuing dominance in Chinese energy supply makes clean-air campaign an uphill battle

    Posted Apr 25th 2014, 10:57am by Gerard Burg

    ... Gerard Burg Will moves by the world’s largest energy consumer to reduce its reliance on coal have any effect on China’s pollution crisis, asks Gerard Burg ‘Airpocalyse’ and ‘Beijing cough’ are terms commonly used to describe the air pollution crisis in China nowadays, as official data shows that China last year had the largest number of smoggy days out of any over the past 52 years. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1496542/coals-continuing-dominance-chinese-energy-supply-makes-clean

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