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  1. Chaos in capital a perfect storm

    Posted Jun 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... at a Shijingshan district residential compound in less than two hours, the biggest downpour since a storm in July 2004 that lasted more than four hours and caused similar chaos. 'Such a strong ...

  2. News - Asia - ENVIRONMENT

    Major projects can counter flooding in Asian cities, experts say

    Posted May 20th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Chiang Mai Major projects can stem city floods, experts say Asia's flood-prone cities should fund major drainage, water recycling and waste reduction projects to stem deluges and secure clean supply for rising populations, experts said yesterday at a water security forum. Rapid urbanisation has heaped pressure on water resources and drainage systems ...

  3. City Digest

    Posted Jul 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... plasterer who recently became a father was electrocuted in an industrial accident in Hung Hom. He was working inside a refuse storage unit at a construction site for a residential project in Tsing ... a building at the junction of Tin Hau Temple Road and Braemar Hill Road, North Point, into a 31-storey residential tower comprising 174 flats. HK strikes gold at Physics Olympiad Five secondary ...

  4. Safety at fault in work site deaths

    Posted Aug 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... bladder injuries and bleeding in the abdominal cavity. Chan said uneven ground at the high-rise residential site, and a lack of locks and supporting bars on the two-metre-diameter cage were ... not involved in the project should also be present to inspect the work and halt operations should anything go wrong, he said. He also informally suggested that the Labour Department should inspect ...

  5. Anti-graft focus shifts to public projects and safety

    Posted Sep 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... projects, or where people's livelihoods are affected, such as food and industrial safety. The campaign will also target officials in charge of decision making and administrative enforcement. ... of corruption is high, such as industrial and infrastructure projects, the granting of land use rights and the trading of property rights, according to the draft guidelines. Attention will also be paid ...

  6. Under-fire signal firm linked to 20 rail projects

    Posted Sep 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Will Clem in Shanghai william.clem@scmp.com More than 20 rail projects across the mainland are using signalling components and control equipment supplied by Casco Signal, the company whose malfunctioning devices were initially implicated in both the deadly Wenzhou high-speed-train crash in July and Tuesday's Shanghai subway collision. The list of projects includes key transport links ...

  7. Beijing to resume vetting nuclear projects amid focus on safety

    Posted Sep 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Eric Ng eric.mpng@scmp.com Beijing may resume approving new nuclear power projects early next year but will curtail the industry's capacity expansion target and enhance safety ... installed nuclear power capacity to at least 70GW by 2020, despite Japan's earthquake-induced nuclear disaster that saw Beijing stall approval of new projects and order a safety review. ...

  8. Peak residents put stop to road barrier

    Posted Jun 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... would help prevent vehicles from going over the cliff if drivers lost control, it said. The Old Peak Road is steps away from hiking trails, and many nature lovers view road improvement projects in the area as unfriendly to pedestrians. When Moore, other residents and hikers sent letters asking for a public consultation on the concrete barrier project, construction was halted. 'Of ...

  9. Hu gives top priority to boosting water projects

    Posted Jul 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... like those that have taken a hefty toll on the country so far this year. President Hu Jintao said at a conference on water resources that the nation would prioritise water projects ... systems in rural areas and conservancy projects for flood control and drought relief. Earlier this year, the worst drought in five decades ravaged provinces from Jiangsu, Anhui and Jiangxi ...

  10. Air gauges near furnace rejected

    Posted Apr 18th 2007, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong The government refused yesterday to set up air-monitoring stations at residential buildings that will be affected by the demolition of the Kwai Chung incinerator, saying ... was expected to start in the second half of the year if the Legislative Council approved HK$184 million for the project. The work is expected to be completed in two years, and the dioxin and asbestos ...




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