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  1. Filthy air a clear dereliction of public duty

    Posted May 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... was public health. A combination of rapid economic expansion, new technologies and engineering skills raised demands for government action against rampant disease- through safe water supplies ... The dangers to public health from breathing filthy air may take longer to become apparent than drinking contaminated water, but they are no less real. It has been made clear time and again that poor ...

  2. Talkback

    Posted Jun 06th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... minibus is not only uncomfortable, but also damaging to my health. I have sent an e-mail to both the Health Department's tobacco regulation branch and the Transport Department, but also want to make a public statement because I feel my legal rights have been trampled on. I hope someone can stop minibus drivers from smoking on their buses. However, if not, I would like to know by what ...

  3. Public Eye

    Posted Apr 07th 2010, 12:00am by Michael Chugani

    ... for the cultural district's open space include real grass? And will the children be allowed to play on it? Harbour smelling like roses? Dream on It's getting better all the time. Public Eye ... if you've seen the Environmental Protection Department's TV message, known as an announcement of public interest. Television stations are forced to run these APIs for free. The one about our ...

  4. Public Art Lecture Series

    Posted Nov 18th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... November 20 A Private View of Public Art by Dr Desmond Hui November 27 MTR- Mass Transportation and Public Art by Wilfred Yeung December 4 Public art: Theory & Practice by Freeman Lau December 11 The Making of Art in Public Spaces by Sabrina Fung 7pm to 9pm. Rm 1502 AB, 15/F, Hong Kong Arts Centre, Wan Chai Admission fee: $100 for each session or $360 for the entire series. Half ...

  5. Art for the public

    Posted Dec 11th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... By Lau Kit-wai Students can now showcase their talents by submitting designs to decorate footbridges in Wan Chai. Bridging Arts: Public Art Design Competition is co-organised ... if feasible- will be turned into actual works of public art. Raymond Fung Wing-kee said bridges were excellent venues for young people and artists to bring art to the community because people used them ...

  6. Public access to art

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

    ... Jessie Hui Next month's City Festival will open up various arts spaces to the public. Organised by the Fringe Club, the annual cultural extravaganza will be held from January 11 to 27. The highlight will be bzb Art Outing, which will allow people to visit local artists' studios and arts spaces. Thirty-six arts spaces have been selected and divided into three ...

  7. Letters

    Posted Dec 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tragedy puts mental health care in spotlight The tragedy of a psychiatric patient who was discharged from hospital two days before she and her two children were found dead has rekindled ... These people must be helped during the transitional period, from hospital to home, during the first three months after discharge. The development of mental health services in Hong Kong has been ...

  8. Family of Mexican's quarantined taxi driver given HK$3,000 for lost income

    Posted May 06th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... had ferried the Mexican later found to be infected with the swine flu virus. Mr Wu drove the Mexican from the airport to the Metropark Hotel in Wan Chai. The Taxi and Public Light Bus Concern ... the council that he did not require financial help as he was unmarried and did not have any family burdens. The two taxi drivers are quarantined for seven days. Both are in good health and staying ...

  9. Residential car-park plans fly in the face of air pollution pledges

    Posted Dec 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... been slaughtered to ward off the spread of bird flu. Measures to counteract air pollution should be implemented in the same decisive and immediate manner. Public health must come before ... 'Existing planning guidelines asked each development to build a minimum amount of parking space.' So instead of encouraging inner-city dwellers to use the convenient and abundant public ...

  10. Public input sought on Wan Chai waterfront

    Posted Apr 13th 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai A series of forums and workshops is being organised to gather public opinion on the future of the Wan Chai waterfront. They are part of a plan mapped out yesterday ... Mr Leung was the only non-official member aware of the three options. Members' protests and a public outcry forced the advisory body and the government to withdraw the information kit. ...




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