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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: razing the dead

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 11:21pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... Wee Kek Koon Razing the dead Mirroring the world of the living, the property market for the dead in Hong Kong faces issues of high demand, low supply and astronomical prices. Columbarium niches are so expensive here that many choose to have their ashes laid to rest on the mainland. Personally, I want my cremated ashes scattered – not in Hong Kong, for it is polluted enough, ...

  2. Infographics - AIR POLLUTION

    You're choking: Where particulate matter comes from

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 02:39pm by Adolfo Arranz

    ... Adolfo Arranz Air pollution has long been a problem in Hong Kong, particularly the heavy smog that always seems to linger in the winter months. Here we examine how the tiny pollutants affect our health. ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Clean energy takes stage in China as national interests evolve

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 01:25pm by David Fullbrook

    ... David Fullbrook David Fullbrook says security and pollution are drivers behind a shift towards renewables Clean energy is taking centre stage in China as national interests evolve Energy ... drivers with great significance for renewable energy. One, produce more energy within China to increase security. Two, reduce pollution. Energy pollution includes soot and carbon dioxide. Tackling ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Green group questions air quality projections for proposed third runway

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 03:55am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... air quality objectives. She also said that Lantau was already close to the air pollution limits and squeezing in more development would be impossible without breaching the pollution targets. ...

  5. Comment - Letters

    Increased dependence on electricity from mainland China not wise

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 03:03am by LETTERS

    ... the pollutants emitted by vehicles in urban centres like Central. The government should not only compare the quantity of pollutants released, but also look at where they are emitted. We all know about the Pearl River Delta's bad air pollution. There are many huge petrochemical and fossil-fuel power plants along the coast east of Shenzhen and northeast of Hong Kong which are rapidly ...

  6. News - China Digest

    The Post's daily China news round-up- July 1, 2014

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 08:13am

    ... Chase to become the world's second largest bank. ICBC kept the top spot. The victims of China's soil pollution crisis |Source: China Dialogue Rapid industrialisation has left a legacy of soil pollution that is damaging health and livelihoods in villages across China. China ends animal testing rule for some cosmetics |Source: New York Times- Sinosphere More than 50 members ...

  7. News - China - AGRICULTURE

    China invests in farms overseas as development and pollution threaten its fields

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 03:55am by LA TIMES

    ... Los Angeles Times in Beijing Investment in overseas agriculture soars as the world's most populous country sees its own farmland threatened by development and pollution China sets its ... of international agriculture at China Agricultural University. China suffers from chronic drought and desertification, and has compounded its problems in recent decades by polluting the land or building ...

  8. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Sahara desert dust shrouds London as 'perfect storm' for air pollution hits

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 03:41am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in London Saharan dust shrouds London as pollution rises Saharan dust blowing in from North Africa shrouded skyscrapers in London's financial district, coated residents' cars and pushed pollution to high levels yesterday. The city's pollution index reached seven on a scale of 1-10, meaning those with lung and heart problems should reduce exercise, ...

  9. Comment - Letters

    What's being said on facebook.com/southchinamorningpost

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 03:55am by LETTERS

    ... On HK's worst day of smog this year: Kenneth Leung- Pollution is invented by human beings. People need to find ways to substantially reduce pollution. Are we using enough solar and wind energy? Are we conserving enough energy at home and in the office? Are we recycling? We are responsible for the mess. Jason Tse- Will anyone do anything about it? Certainly not the HK ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Experts urged to improve collaboration to combat air pollution

    Posted Jan 17th 2014, 06:31pm

    ... Bryan Harris bryan.harris@scmp.com Top air scientists and health experts yesterday called for enhanced regional collaboration to tackle the choking air pollution that has long plagued ... environmental areas.” The clarion call comes at a time of growing awareness and concern about the effects of air pollution, particularly on elderly people and young children. Outdoor air pollution ...




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