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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Phone app to provide real-time pollution levels in the neighbourhood

    Posted Dec 06th 2013, 06:40pm by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... to line up contingency measures that could be taken on days with serious pollution. The group also offers an iPhone app that checks real-time data recorded at the 14 monitoring stations.   ...

  2. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    China to build new hi-tech power network to help fight pollution

    Posted May 14th 2014, 11:44pm by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... decision, he said. "State Grid will enjoy the biggest benefits. They are using the public's fear of smog to push through these projects. It is a smart [political card], but I have my ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Energy use sheds positive light on public awareness of conservation

    Posted May 01st 2014, 04:21am by Ernest Kao

    ... drop is in a positive direction," he said. "It reflects a power-smart attitude among consumers and businesses." The city recorded an overall energy balance last year of 300,284 ...

  4. News - China Insider - ENVIRONMENT

    Violence, arrests in Guangdong city of Maoming as locals rally against petrochemical plant

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 02:18pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... for Sinopec, Asia’s biggest refiner, could not be reached by phone and email on Monday morning. The photos, many of which have since been deleted from Sina Weibo, showed hundreds of people gathering ... of local police could not be reached by phone as of 5pm on Monday. The protest was “a serious offence, which seriously affected social order,” said the government statement. It called on residents ...

  5. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Chinese insurer offers smog insurance policy, the first of its kind

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 04:49am by Li Jing

    ... "There will be different judgments if one lands if hospital due to smog," Tuo said. "The insurer needs to further clarify this." Phone calls to the insurer went unanswered last ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Toxic chemicals found in top children's wear

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

    ... "Luxury brands thrive on their exclusivity and quality … This report shows [the brands] are deceiving customers with toxic lies," she said. Lin urged consumers to "be smart ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Just 1pc of Hong Kong people recycle their old phones at recycling sites

    Posted Aug 23rd 2012, 12:00am by MICHAEL AU

    ... Michael Au michael.au@scmp.com Survey finds most unwanted mobiles will end up in the city's pile of e-waste Just 1pc use recycling depots for old phones Despite Hong Kong's reputation as one of the world's most tech-savvy cities, a mere 1 per cent of residents recycle their old phones at designated recycling sites. A survey of 1,200 city residents produced ...

  8. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Emerging nations dumping more e-waste than West, report says

    Posted Dec 15th 2013, 03:29pm by Reuters

    ... phones, and will lead a projected 33 per cent surge in the amount of waste from 2012 to 2017, a UN-backed alliance said yesterday. The report, the first to map electronic waste by country ... in the StEP report. Consumers could help with better recycling, especially at Christmas, he said. Waste can be valuable if recycled. One study estimated that a million mobile phones could yield 24kg ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Street performers accused of bringing chaos to Mong Kok pedestrian zone

    Posted Nov 04th 2013, 06:09am by Candy Chan

    ... as well as political activists and people promoting internet or mobile phone services- are busting noise limits and blocking the flow of pedestrians in Sai Yeung Choi Street South, locals say. ... posters promoting internet or phone services went up as soon as the street closed at 4pm. The salespeople block the flow of pedestrians. Ip said inspectors could only remove one of the promotional ...

  10. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Inventors battle to help Beijing beat chronic pollution problem

    Posted Nov 18th 2013, 12:19pm by Angela Meng

    ... artists and hobbyists have had a shot at improving air quality. Peruvian company Tierra Nuestra launched the Super Tree, a phone-booth-like container that sucks in polluted air and cleans it using ...




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