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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Valuable trees fall victim to focused care amid shortage of inspectors

    Posted Nov 03rd 2014, 06:13am by Olga Wong

    ... that died in the past four years were under its charge. Cheung Siu-wing, of the Leisure Services Staff General Union, which represents civil servants, said it was impossible for staff members ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Old machinery exempt from emission standards proposal

    Posted Oct 28th 2014, 04:48am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... It is estimated that under the new emission standards, which are based on the European Union rules, most such equipment will be at least 60 per cent cleaner than it would have been before the relevant ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    WWF nonprofit ends union with wetland developer Cheung Kong

    Posted May 15th 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com Green group pulls out of Cheung Kong partnership as it is 'not confident' plans for project match its conservation objectives WWF ends union ... project pulled out. WWF Hong Kong announced yesterday its immediate withdrawal from the Fung Lok Wai project near the Mai Po wetlands, saying it was not confident the form of the proposals would ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Cash for landfill revamps backed despite concerns

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 04:57am by Ernest Kao

    ... recycler gets HK$5 million the fund can at most support 200 recyclers," Kwok Wai-keung, of the Federation of Trade Unions, said. Chan Hak-kan, of the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong, said the government needed to expand the market for low-value materials such as food waste. Environment minister Wong Kam-sing said reducing pressure on landfills was one ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Union lawmakers may tip balance on landfill plan

    Posted Jun 25th 2013, 12:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... with 11, mainly pan-Democrats, against it and seven, mostly independents, backing it. The Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong (DAB), which has seven lawmakers ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Union lawmakers may tip balance on landfill plan Lawmakers from the Federation of Trade Unions (FTU) may hold the key for environment officials ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Shark fin, bluefin tuna off the menu at Hong Kong government banquets

    Posted Sep 14th 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... strands- was widely frowned upon in Hong Kong and internationally. The International Union for Conservation of Nature has listed 74 species of sharks as vulnerable, endangered or critically ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Shark fin taken off menu for government officials The Hong Kong government has banned shark fin, bluefin tuna and black moss from the menu at official functions, ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Smoke-belching trucks to stay on Hong Kong's roads longer, lawmakers rule

    Posted Oct 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Ernest Kao

    ... to happen and putting everything on hold," said Kwok Wai-keung, of the Federation of Trade Unions. "Can we not introduce the scheme as soon as possible to end this uncertainty?" ...

  8. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    'Hong Kong activist' arrested over village incinerator protest

    Posted Sep 06th 2013, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... police have arrested three activists, one of them a Hong Kong resident, for organising protests over a planned incinerator in Huizhou. The Huiyang district police bureau said in an online ... buildings". A Beijing-based environmentalist who has studied mainland incinerator projects, and who wished to remain anonymous, said that Pan Yu, a Hong Kong resident, was arrested on August 30 during ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Light pollution in Hong Kong 'worst on the planet'

    Posted Mar 20th 2013, 12:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... in HK 'worst on the planet' Hong Kong is believed to be the world's worst city for light pollution, with levels in Tsim Sha Tsui 1,200 times brighter than a normal dark sky. The findings were described as shocking by survey leader Dr Jason Pun Chun-shing, of the Department of Physics at the University of Hong Kong. He said he could find nowhere else on earth as badly ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Toxic chemicals found in top children's wear

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 03:58am by Ernest Kao

    ... names are a guarantee of quality. Greenpeace tested 27 samples of designer clothes for children sold in Hong Kong and on the mainland. Prices of the items ranged from HK$1,000 to HK$3,300. ... A spokeswoman for Louis Vuitton Hong Kong said all the brand's shoes were made in the Veneto region of Italy "in the respect of the highest standards of working conditions ...




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