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  1. Urn firm claims it's running a shrine

    Posted Jan 23rd 2011, 12:00am by Austin Chiu, Sherry Lee

    ... an unlikely legal challenge to the government's definition of a columbarium. The Hong Kong Life Group, which runs The Shrine in a converted historic New Territories house, argues that because ... on October 22 the department issued an enforcement notice ordering Hong Kong Life, which converted the house in Ngau Tam Mei, Yuen Long, into a repository for human ashes, to stop running ...

  2. Run focuses on water crisis

    Posted Mar 29th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Writer Live Earth, a for-profit company that raises funds for green NGOs, is calling on Hongkongers to take part in an event to promote awareness of water shortages and help people who have no access to clean water. The Dow Live Earth Run for Water is a 6-kilometre run/walk which symbolises the average distance many women and children walk every day to get water. ...

  3. Too late to practise now for the big run

    Posted Feb 04th 2009, 12:00am by Peter So

    ... Peter So Just get rest and food, says athletics coach An athletics coach has advised competitors in this Sunday's marathon to take sufficient rest and increase their carbohydrate intake. Wong Ka-man, a coach with the Amateur Athletic Association, sai ...

  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to make progress in its examination of air pollution standards A year after the government began reviewing Hong Kong's outdated air-pollution standards, officials have made no firm commitments to new air-quality object ...

  5. Time is running out to meet pollution targets

    Posted Sep 11th 2008, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee The environment chief has pledged all-out efforts to curb water pollution on the mainland as time is running out for the nation to meet the target levels set for 2010. Zhou Shengxian, head of the Ministry of Environmental Protection, said the mainland had cut water pollutants by only 2.3 per cent so far, a far cry from the target of a 10 per cent reduction set in 2006. ...

  6. Time running out for global environmental blueprint

    Posted Dec 06th 2003, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... He predicted Mr Putin would act as soon as results were known from this weekend's parliamentary elections- but suggested that time was also running out. 'There's about a year ...

  7. Weary Mother Nature still on the run

    Posted Jan 15th 2004, 12:00am by Suzanne Dennis

    ... Suzanne Dennis The Sars outbreak puts the spotlight on just how fragile the city's natural resources are Hong Kong took a reality check last year. As Sars arrived, a question mark hung over the environment. The air we breathe, the water we drink, the ...

  8. The famed Spring City is running on empty

    Posted Jul 30th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 'Jinan will again have to turn to groundwater and the springs will all run dry when the water table drops. However, the water table is still higher than in cities like Beijing or Tianjin, where ...

  9. Towngas in running for US$600m LNG plan

    Posted Feb 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang Firm is seeking to dump oil-based naphtha gas in favour of cheaper and cleaner natural gas as a core feedstock Hong Kong and China Gas (Towngas) is keen to be part of a US$600 million liquefied natural gas (LNG) processing terminal proposed f ...

  10. Let enthusiastic Americans run our art museums

    Posted Dec 16th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I refer to the article 'Pompidou pique jeopardises plan for world-class museums' (December 13), regarding the participation of the Pompidou Centre with the Guggenheim Foundation in the proposed West Kowloon arts centre. The remarks by Pompidou C ...




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