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  1. Police motorcyclist's death sparks union call for highway patrol cars

    Posted Aug 19th 2010, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... because of the complicated traffic conditions in Hong Kong. Police figures show four officers have been killed on duty since 2005, including three traffic policemen. Over the same period, 6,726 ... Phyllis Tsang and Clifford Lo Police unions want to discuss the possibility of traffic officers using cars instead of motorcycles for highway patrols, following an accident in which ...

  2. Hong Kong's army of jobless could soon swell to 250,000

    Posted Mar 18th 2009, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Hong Kong's unemployment rate climbed to 5 per cent in the December to February period, its highest level since April 2006. Of course, by the standards of other developed economies 5 per cent is hardly high. In Ireland, unemployment is running at 10 per cent, and in Spain it's nearly 14 per cent. Even compared with Hong Kong's jobless rates in past downturns, 5 per ...

  3. Consul-general hopes to help Hong Kong clean up its act

    Posted Dec 06th 2004, 12:00am by Danyll Wills, Richard Warren, Will Clem

    ... of Europe, Finland is often easy to overlook. But Consul-General Pauli Makela said his nation's design traditions and its environmental expertise meant it still had a lot to offer Hong Kong. Although the country has an area of nearly 340,000 sqkm, it has a population that is considerably smaller than Hong Kong's. The consul-general said that his country's small population ...

  4. Hong Kong must press for clean, alternative energy

    Posted May 13th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by the fool's suggestion that 85 per cent of students accepted must be among the top 40 per cent in Hong Kong. Our children become drill robots. It is a half-baked idea. How can a school live ... to make quality education accessible to all? What kind of society do we want? Hong Kong is the only place where English is an official language which fails to function as an auxiliary language- ...

  5. Hong Kong must develop parties and politicians

    Posted Nov 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Hong Kong government has postponed full democratisation because of the immaturity of politicians and political parties, but has it done anything to repair this situation? In fact, what ... At present, the chief executive and all high-ranking officials cannot be party men. Those members of the Liberal Party, the Democratic Alliance for Betterment of Hong Kong and the Hong Kong Federation ...

  6. Hong Kong doing all it can to reduce pollution

    Posted Oct 28th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by a joint technical study with Guangdong, by air quality data, and by satellite pictures over Hong Kong and the region. A reader criticised us for not using satellite image technology in assessing ... of the consensus between Hong Kong and Guangdong to improve regional air quality, and incorporate new practicable measures in the licensing control as necessary. By implementing all the control measures ...

  7. Hong Kong is hiding behind spineless conservation treaty

    Posted Jan 06th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to go without shark's fin soup', December 22). I wonder if officials could explain this rationale. Not that one needs to make enemies, but no sharks are caught in Hong Kong waters, ... that not enough proof exists to make strong regulations. Should Hong Kong be hiding behind such a spineless conservation system? One of the biggest social contributions Hong Kong could give to the global ...

  8. High-fliers flee Hong Kong to breathe freely

    Posted Jan 04th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chris Ip Annemarie de Villiers arrived in Hong Kong in July 2009 with her husband, Daniel, and two boys, Bailey and Ethan, and immediately fell in love with the city. The native South ... in Hong Kong. Doctors said the air pollution was affecting his health and the asthma could become permanent. Annemarie too had bronchitis and chronic migraines. 'It was absolutely ...

  9. Should the government build incinerators in Hong Kong?

    Posted Dec 01st 2010, 12:00am by Matthew Murchie

    ... be a backward step for Hong Kong because there are much better ways to reduce the volumes of waste being sent to landfill sites. Elise Choi, 16, Sai Kung Sung Tsun Catholic School The three main landfills in Hong Kong will be full in a few years. Extending landfills is not the best solution because it cannot go on, especially in a place like Hong Kong where there is a shortage of land. ...

  10. Wishing for a cleaner Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 28th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... there is a paper-recycling bin nearby. I hope all that will change and Hong Kong will become a cleaner place so that everyone can have a reason to smile. Shereen Khemchandani, Marymount Secondary School From ...




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