• Saturday
  • August 30, 2014
  • Last updated: 3:37am
Hong Kong

Humidity 

UV 

Pollution 

Refine Your Search

Sort by

Related Keywords

Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 524 for public health-care in china

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Beijing couple's tap water protest goes down the plughole

    Posted Jan 08th 2013, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... water was good and up to international standards. Zhao Tianhong, a veterinarian by training who is now a water expert with the Beijing Health Care Association, told China News Service that her ... with Beijing's municipal government coming under particularly heavy fire. Li Fuxing, Zhao's 73-year-old husband, told China News Service yesterday that Beijing's tap water was not a problem. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1122451/beijing-couples-tap-water-protest-goes-down-plughole
  2. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Pollution a greater concern for delegates to annual CPPCC session

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 04:33am by Zhang Hong

    ... have long complained that the standard of health care in rural areas lags urban areas. Experts believe a unified urban-rural medical insurance system will provide rural farmers better coverage, ... Zhang Hong in Beijing hong.zhang@scmp.com Delegates more concerned by pollution Pollution has become a much greater concern for delegates to China's top political advisory body, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1447379/pollution-greater-concern-delegates-annual-cppcc-session
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - ENVIRONMENT

    Up to lawmakers now to do their part to phase out old polluting vehicles

    Posted Dec 12th 2013, 11:38am by Freda Fung

    ... if passed, should offer significant health benefits, and lead to substantially lower health care costs associated with air pollution in the long term. Hong Kong is not the first to encourage phasing ... Freda Fung Freda Fung urges legislators to protect the public by passing long-overdue regulations to stop old diesel vehicles polluting our roadside air Bill of health A bill that seeks ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1378842/lawmakers-now-do-their-part-phase-out-old-polluting-vehicles
  4. 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

    ... a public announcement, at around 10pm, Tsang said. The department did not confirm this last night. The contractor, a joint venture of ATAL-Degremont-China State, would not comment until its ... Council's environment panel, said: "It was too late to close the beaches if people were swimming in the water for that many hours. It is always better to overestimate the threat if public ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1581292/contractor-slow-reveal-sewage-leak
  5. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Sewage plants need upgrade to prevent more serious spills, says expert

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 04:22am by Ernest Kao

    ... at Pillar Point might have breached an emergency response plan for the treatment works concerning official notification, the South China Morning Post reported yesterday. Roy Tam Hoi-pong, president of environmental concern group Green Sense, said: "Such an important piece of public infrastructure like Pillar Point should not be left to a contractor to run." The Environmental Protection ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1581519/sewage-plants-need-upgrade-prevent-more-serious-spills-says-expert
  6. Property - Hong Kong & China - ENVIRONMENT

    Green Building Week aims to change people’s daily lives

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 11:52am by Peggy Sito

    ... launch of its second annual campaign to boost public awareness of green lifestyles. The built environment has a huge impact on society, as do people's lifestyles. And that was why the Hong Kong Green Building Week not only focused on green development, but also hoped to change the general public's behaviour and mindset in order to protect the environment, said Conrad Wong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1579133/green-building-week-aims-change-peoples-daily-lives
  7. News - Asia - ENVIRONMENT

    Burning rubbish worse for us and the planet than thought, study shows

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 02:56am by AP

    ... around the world each year. The answer: 41 per cent of our global two billion tonne annual output goes up in flames. China and India were found to have the most rubbish burned by residents, while China, Brazil and Mexico burned the most at rubbish dumps. Much of the world's air pollution can be blamed on burning refuse, including discarded plastics, electronic devices, furniture ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1581353/burning-rubbish-worse-us-and-planet-thought-study-shows
  8. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Contest invites designs for new Kai Tak river

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 06:02am by Ernest Kao

    ... "The purpose is to develop the open space for public enjoyment," Ying Fun-fong, head of the department's Kai Tak office, said. "We also want the design to enhance connectivity ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580911/contest-invites-designs-new-kai-tak-river
  9. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    'Dirty' seawater leaves beachgoers worried

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 05:31am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... This is definitely not from China, and it is not from a boat, as it is also growing in … water in the area," he said. "This is a great reason why we need the sewage improvements to be carried ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580442/dirty-seawater-leaves-beachgoers-worried
  10. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Toxic alert as Hong Kong suffers highest number of red tides in 26 years

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 05:24pm by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... records peaked at 45 days in 1988. The findings were made in a South China Morning Post review of the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department's red-tide database. The natural ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580362/hong-kong-suffers-most-red-tide-outbreaks-records-began-experts-warn

Pages

Login

SCMP.com Account

or