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  1. Lawmakers unite to urge review of rules on working in bad weather

    Posted May 13th 2010, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong Lawmakers across the political spectrum have supported a motion demanding the government review health and safety rules affecting people who work during bad weather. 'We need a comprehensive review of the protection to workers, most of which are outdated,' said unionist legislator Li Fung-ying, who initiated the non-binding motion. She said many cleaners ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/714222/lawmakers-unite-urge-review-rules-working-bad-weather
  2. Far Eastern Economic Review to call it a day after 63 years

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

    ... Albert Wong The Far Eastern Economic Review, which for decades chronicled a region beset by revolutions, civil strife and authoritarian regimes, will cease publishing in December. Its ... across all Dow Jones properties'. Todd Larsen, chief operating officer at Dow Jones Consumer Media Group, said: 'The decision to cease publication of the Review is a difficult one, made ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/693300/far-eastern-economic-review-call-it-day-after-63-years
  3. Public forum to look at air-quality review

    Posted Mar 12th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai The government is inviting the public to attend a forum next week on the review of its air-quality objectives after consultants unveil initial results that will map out a strategy. The forum will be held on March 20, a day after lawmakers are to be briefed by the consultant. An expert group that has steered the review since 2007 will also meet tomorrow to discuss ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/672973/public-forum-look-air-quality-review
  4. Time running out for smog review

    Posted Oct 08th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Government fails to make progress in its examination of air pollution standards A year after the government began reviewing Hong Kong's outdated air-pollution ... involved in the review that the government plans to take a politically expedient shortcut instead of proposing tough, far-reaching objectives that will genuinely protect public health. The review ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/655386/time-running-out-smog-review
  5. Call for review of HOS flat sale ban

    Posted Oct 20th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and confining the sale to public tenants. 'The market situation has changed and the ban should also be reviewed accordingly to meet the latest needs,' said Mr Chan, who cited recent land sale ... The government so far has been reluctant to review the ban. Official figures showed flat prices last month were still 55 per cent down on September 1997. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/474782/call-review-hos-flat-sale-ban
  6. Bold steps needed in air pollution battle

    Posted Oct 08th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a review of our current air-quality objectives and strategies. Details have emerged of ideas the review panel has been discussing to clear the air. Some will be controversial- for example, measures to discourage the use of cars. Such measures are needed. But people must be persuaded they are necessary for the sake of their health. The review required a sense of urgency, especially with regard ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/655375/bold-steps-needed-air-pollution-battle
  7. Lai See

    Posted Oct 26th 2010, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... There's been an interesting twist to the dispute between the alternative sociopolitical website The Temasek Review, which is critical of the Singapore government from time to time and the country's sovereign wealth fund Temasek Holdings. You will recall that Temasek Holdings accused Temasek Review of capitalising on Temasek Holdings' 'good name', since 'Temasek ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/728591/lai-see
  8. Divisive scheme in fresh dispute

    Posted Jun 27th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... of a dead-end street that will be opened to through traffic as a result of the project sought legal aid yesterday to mount a judicial review. Under a plan approved by the Executive Council in April, ... and Hopewell Holdings this week. If the judicial review goes ahead it will be another hurdle for the project, which was hit by a string of challenges. A URA spokesman said a judicial review could bring ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/685028/divisive-scheme-fresh-dispute
  9. Airport businesses to cut emissions

    Posted Dec 18th 2010, 12:00am by Adrian Wan, Joyce Ng

    ... this is an excellent campaign to protect the environment, it hasn't taken into consideration the environmental impact a third runway- which is under review- might bring,' said Dr Man Chi-sum, chief executive of Green Power, who attended the ceremony to launch the initiative. The review of whether an extra runway is needed will be released soon, followed by a public consultation. Separately, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/733661/airport-businesses-cut-emissions
  10. Nuclear power not ideal but it may still be best bet

    Posted Mar 20th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... plants and ordered a review of its plan. Given that the nation has so much invested in nuclear energy, it seems unlikely the authorities would shelve these plans. Design, construction and safety ... inspections, review and, if necessary, revise. If the crisis was in a far-flung country with low standards, there would be less concern. The world's worst nuclear accident happened almost 25 years ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/741450/nuclear-power-not-ideal-it-may-still-be-best-bet

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