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  1. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Beijing to get powers to shut factories and punish officials in smog battle

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 11:17am by Reuters

    ... economic model that has spoiled much of the nation's water, skies and soil. Cao Mingde, a law professor at the China University of Political Science and Law, who was involved in the drafting ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Toxic chemicals found in top children's wear

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

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Toxic chemicals found in top children's wear Hazardous chemicals have been found in designer children's wear by eight upmarket brands, including Louis Vuitton, Versace and Dolce & Gabbana. The findings by Greenpeace will surprise some parents who try to buy nothing but the best for their children and believe the high cost and big ...


    Children's clothing from luxury brands contain harmful chemicals, concern group says

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 01:13pm

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Ballerina shoes, clothes and other children’s products sold by luxury fashion brands contain hazardous chemicals, according to an environmental group. ... to achieve a “zero discharge level” of all hazardous chemicals by 2020. Greenpeace last month said it had also found NPE in children's clothing from 12 other brands sold in 25 countries ...

  4. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Smog returns to blanket Beijing

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 04:33pm by Li Jing

    ... Li Jing jing.li@scmp.com Air pollution likely to last until at least Thursday with people advised to wear facemasks and the elderly and children told to limit time outdoors Smog back ... that children and the elderly reduce the amount of time they spend outdoors. The United States embassy's air quality index passed over 300 at about noon, a level deemed "hazardous" ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Toxins found in children's clothes from big fashion brands

    Posted Jan 14th 2014, 12:32pm by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Chemical in children's clothing 'may be harmful' Environmental activists have urged parents to avoid children's clothes that contain heavy dyes ... in children's clothing from all 12 brands sold in 25 countries it tested last year, including Gap, Adidas, Burberry and Disney. The group said it had previously found the chemicals, which can interfere ...

  6. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Pollution a greater concern for delegates to annual CPPCC session

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 04:33am by Zhang Hong

    ... and children in rural areas and families who lose their only child. Many women and children are left in their homes in rural areas when husbands and parents move to economically developed cities ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Experts urged to improve collaboration to combat air pollution

    Posted Jan 17th 2014, 06:31pm

    ... environmental areas.” The clarion call comes at a time of growing awareness and concern about the effects of air pollution, particularly on elderly people and young children. Outdoor air pollution ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    New air quality index hits highest level on second day

    Posted Jan 01st 2014, 02:36am by Ernest Kao

    ... its highest level. The department issued its most severe health advice, urging children, the elderly and people with heart or respiratory illnesses to avoid outdoor activities, especially ...

  9. 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

    ... of environmental protection, said yesterday. "This tool can be a valuable resource for people susceptible to air pollution, as well as the elderly and children. Those working outdoors or planning ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Hong Kong family close to achieving goal of zero household waste

    Posted Nov 09th 2013, 09:05pm by Christy Choi

    ... husband mad. Since then, the 37-year-old economist and mother of three young children has been on a mission to reduce waste. "We now only produce about half a bucket of waste every week, ... women's clothing line in the city. She decided to avoid consumption altogether, and rarely shops. Instead, she scours online boards for second-hand women's designer clothing, children ...




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