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  1. Bad air in study rooms

    Posted Apr 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Joyee Chan The air quality in the study rooms at some public libraries is worse than that in public toilets, a recent study shows. This may affect the health of students studying there for long periods, an advocate from taxpayer group Momentum 107 says. The group found that the carbon-dioxide levels in study rooms in Po Lam, Wan Chai and Yau Ma Tei far exceeded the limit of 1,000 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/998444/bad-air-study-rooms
  2. From bus to living room- green designs hit the road

    Posted Jun 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Thomas Chan thomas.chan@scmp.com Old buses never die, they just end up in your living room. That, at least, is what a group of students would like to see happen after turning relics from disused Kowloon Motor Bus vehicles into a range of environmentally friendly furniture. Students from the Hong Kong Design Institute turned 600 components from the buses, including seats, handrails ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/970724/bus-living-room-green-designs-hit-road
  3. Up and under

    Posted Jul 29th 2007, 12:00am by Jin Peh

    ... with Jin Peh To increase our living space, attics and basements are often used inappropriately in our homes. Basements are excessively yin areas, especially when the windows are narrow and small, preventing natural sunlight (yang energy) from streaming in ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/602252/and-under
  4. No room for haste on climate change

    Posted Nov 17th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... World leaders have finally acknowledged what had long appeared inevitable: there will be no deal in Copenhagen on an international treaty to tackle climate change. With the summit to forge a successor pact to the Kyoto Protocol less than three weeks away ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/698580/no-room-haste-climate-change
  5. 700 trees to go to make room for 15km link in cycling track

    Posted Jan 16th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Construction and human activity will cause disturbances in these areas, according to the consultant commissioned to conduct the assessment. To make room for the track, trees will have to be removed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/667159/700-trees-go-make-room-15km-link-cycling-track
  6. Mandatory waste rooms to be considered

    Posted May 17th 2008, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong Lawmakers will discuss on Thursday whether to make it mandatory to include a rubbish and recycling room on every floor of new residential buildings. The government announced yesterday the gazetting of the Building (Refuse Storage and Material Recovery Chambers and Refuse Chutes) (Amendment) Regulation 2008, which would require the rooms from December 1. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/637892/mandatory-waste-rooms-be-considered
  7. Zoning plan leaves us no room to move, say Sham Chung villagers

    Posted Feb 20th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... there. The green belt and conservation area is too big and has encircled the village area. There is no room for us to move and we are even deprived of a place to stand,' he said. Sham Chung ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/537138/zoning-plan-leaves-us-no-room-move-say-sham-chung-villagers
  8. No room for sentiment in fight against bird flu

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

    ... to raise much-needed extra cash. In such circumstances, there should be room for compensation, a matter not yet adequately addressed by the government. But there is no room for sentimentality where ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/536407/no-room-sentiment-fight-against-bird-flu
  9. Room for improvement in reporting on bird flu

    Posted Mar 05th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Success in containing bird flu depends on early detection and prompt reporting of outbreaks among poultry or infections in humans. Both are essential to effective counter measures. Therefore Hong Kong can take some reassurance that it was notified even be ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/539093/room-improvement-reporting-bird-flu
  10. No room for complacency about mosquito-borne diseases, experts warn

    Posted Oct 10th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 6.54pm: Despite a low level of mosquito prevalence in September in Hong Kong? there was no room for complacency, the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department stressed on Monday. Health authorities say people must remain alert about mosquito-transmitted diseases? such as dengue fever? which have claimed a number of victims in parts of southeast Asia ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/519790/no-room-complacency-about-mosquito-borne-diseases-experts-warn

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