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  1. Lukewarm response to green factory scheme

    Posted Aug 06th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng, Olga Wong

    ... not be conducive to enticing factory operators to pursue cleaner production technologies and practices.' Tsang Kam-lam, general manager of the Productivity Council, which implemented the programme, ... of the recent financial meltdown, the Environmental Protection Department said. The government earmarked HK$93 million last April to start a five-year cleaner production partnership programme ...

  2. 15 non-official arts hub board members named

    Posted Oct 24th 2008, 12:00am by Joyce Ng, Olga Wong, Vivienne Chow

    ... Sinfonietta since 2002 Ma Fung-kwok Film production administrator and chairman of Arts Development Council Danny Yung Founder of avant garde arts collective Zuni Icosahedron Yuko Hasegawa Chief ... the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment of Hong Kong's Edmond Chung Kong-mo, who chairs Yau Tim Mong District Council; and Democratic Party former lawmaker Sin Chung-kai, whose information ...

  3. Successes overseas provide lead for HK

    Posted Jan 12th 2009, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... a significant impact on our environment. They consume up to 70 per cent of the city's energy,' Green Building Council founding member Wong Kam-sing said. A survey found the productivity ...

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    Target of 470,000 new flats in 10 years is too low: lawmakers

    Posted Sep 28th 2013, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... decade did not take into account a rising population, smaller households and the impact of immigrants. Members of a Legislative Council housing sub-committee asked why the target had not risen ... was not as significant as the increase in past years. Director of housing Duncan Pescod added that the massive production of flats in Tung's era was to meet the pledge of allocating a public flat ...

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    Experts scathing of management of Hong Kong Stadium pitch

    Posted Aug 14th 2013, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... out any test?" Lee said, referring to a product developed by the University of Georgia in the United States. He recommended the turf to the department in 2009, when it was seeking answers ... Council, which used to run many of the functions now managed by the department before its abolition in 1999, sent about 100 staff to Britain in the 1990s to learn about grass and tree management. ...

  6. Green standards laid down for major government buildings

    Posted May 07th 2009, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... sustainable transport, greener buildings and research into green products, to reduce carbon emissions and revive the economy. Secretary for Development Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor said in a written ... has on the community. The review has been commissioned by the HK-Beam Society and the founding committee of the Hong Kong Green Building Council, which will be set up this autumn. Mrs Lam said ...

  7. Grand illusions

    Posted Sep 27th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng, Olga Wong

    ... Council, says, 'buyers expect to pay for things which are just for their own enjoyment. The sales brochures should inform them of each and every item that has been used to create the gross floor area.' Over the past few years, the council has received a handful of complaints from flat buyers saying their units have 'shrunk'. In one case, says Lau, a buyer ...

  8. Cut-price culture

    Posted Oct 21st 2008, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... after the funding was approved when the government revealed that more than 40 public works plans would have to return to the Legislative Council for more money. But experts said the problem ... the neighbouring shopping mall above Kowloon Station which features brand-name products and high-end dining facilities. A University of Hong Kong study found that few people visiting Elements were ...



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