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  1. Coral find in Victoria Harbour hailed

    Posted Dec 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for a further cleanup of the harbour and to fuel opposition to the Central and Wan Chai reclamation. John Wong Man-kong, chairman of the Hong Kong Society of Marine Conservation, said four types of hard ... are under the Star Ferry, I believe other corals could also be found elsewhere in the harbour.' Benny Wong Yiu-kam, assistant director of the Environmental Protection Department, said he had ...

  2. Harbour dredger returns to work

    Posted Oct 09th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... chairman of the Society for the Protection of the Harbour, after meeting the Secretary for Housing, Planning and Lands, Michael Suen Ming-yeung, yesterday. Greenpeace also warned of further protest ... rather than dumping material into the harbour. The work had been halted 10 days ago ahead of a judge's ruling against an injunction application by Mr Chu's society on Monday. ...

  3. LEDs safe, experts say after hotel fire

    Posted Apr 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and Electronic Engineering Department said. The LED advertising display on the roof of the Harbour Grand Hong Kong has been pinpointed as the source of the blaze, apparently because of an electrical ... not spread,' said Green, whose company made a large LED display at APM mall in Kwun Tong, but not the one atop the Harbour Grand hotel. James To Kun-sun, chairman of the Legislative Council's ...

  4. Talkback

    Posted Jul 17th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... harbour reclamation. Winston Chu, director of the Society for Protection of the Harbour Q How can road safety be improved? On Sunday afternoon my friend and I were taking the Route 3 tunnel going ... Kong Island by the throat in such a way which will slowly but surely choke it to death'. In response, Mr Eason's attention is drawn to the following. The Protection of the Harbour ...

  5. HK warned of rising risk of flooding along the harbour

    Posted May 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... Raymond Ma Global warming could raise sea level by more than half a metre Global warming could increase the risk of flooding along the harbour during storms as the sea level rises by more than half a metre over the next 50 years, experts have warned. They said the main risk of flooding lay with land reclamation along the harbour, and one called on the government to develop ...

  6. Call for sprinklers after pet shop fire

    Posted Aug 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... 'Animals in pet stores are no different from those in zoos,' Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals spokeswoman Rebecca Ngan said. 'They're confined in cages and cannot escape in a fire. It's the owners' job to give them extra protection, and installing a sprinkler is one way.' Owners of the city's 300 pet stores are under no legal obligation ...

  7. Need to protect innocent children

    Posted Dec 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... protect them, not endanger their lives. I'm not a big fan of saying 'the government should...'- we all have to take responsibility to a certain extent. But where innocent lives could be protected by a relatively simple change to the law, I definitely believe 'the government should' do something about it. And quickly. Karly, Deputy Editor ...

  8. Poor need greater financial protection from disasters

    Posted Dec 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Bernard Chan It seems the number of natural disasters is rising. Names like Katrina and Nargis, events like the Asian tsunami of 2004, the fires and flooding in Queensland and the earthquakes in Kashmir and Sichuan are still fresh in our minds. Right now, ...

  9. Due care

    Posted Dec 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Kelly Yang The Mong Kok fire that killed nine people and left 34 injured sends a strong message to improve safety standards. And while much has been said about improving fire safety within residential buildings that have partitioned flats, it's worth ...

  10. Protect buyers in Hong Kong but don't mollycoddle them

    Posted Dec 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... of form-filling and even tape-recorded interviews. It seemed to me that, after the public outcry over banks' methods of selling investment products, we might have gone too far in protecting bank customers. That is certainly not the case where the property market is concerned. Many people believe that buyers in Hong Kong need more protection from misleading information from sellers. But how ...




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