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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Ban shark fin imports, Philippine Airlines urged after 'illegal' shipment found in Sheung Wan

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 07:06pm by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... by the central government on extravagance and corruption, and pressure by environmental groups to stamp out the trade. The letter says the airline “directly contradicts” its commitment to sustainable ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Shark fin trade from Hong Kong to China drops almost 90 per cent in one year

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 06:36pm by Ernest Kao

    ... WWF-Hong Kong added. The fall comes amid a crackdown by the central government on extravagance and corruption, and pressure by environmental groups to stamp out the trade. The figures, drawn from ...

  3. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Enforcement seen as key in China’s new environmental markets

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 04:03pm by Reuters in Beijing

    ... Reuters in Beijing Experts say mooted market designed to control air pollution will fail unless enforcement is adequately policed China’s plan for a market in air pollution permits promises to help clean up its air cheaply, but the move could prove just as useless as previous environmental policies unless the government stamps out lax enforcement and unreliable data. Smog ...

  4. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    China will use ‘iron fist’ against pollution, Premier Li Keqiang vows

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 01:36pm by Li Jing

    ... of the parliamentary sessions, when he delivered the government’s work report, Li described pollution as “nature’s red-light warning” against “inefficient and blind development” and vowed to stamp out ...

  5. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Hebei man ‘becomes first to sue government over smog’

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 01:52pm by Li Jing, Reuters

    ... Li Jing and Reuters in Beijing Man living in Shijiazhuang says authorities have not performed their legal duty to control smog City government sued over air pollution 'failure' ... Guixin, who lives in Shijiazhuang, filed a legal complaint to a district court, asking the city's Municipal Environmental Protection Bureau to "perform its duty to control air pollution ...

  6. News - Asia - ENVIRONMENT

    In Borneo jungle, natives stand up against Malaysian dams

    Posted Nov 27th 2013, 02:20pm by AFP

    ... but the duty to develop the state’s resources for the benefit of present and future generations,” state-linked Sarawak Energy, which is spearheading the dam campaign, said. But environmentalists ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Tseung Kwan O residents sign up for pilot scheme to cut food waste

    Posted Sep 26th 2013, 12:00am by Ernest Kao

    ... to the World Green Organisation, the non-profit group that helped to roll out the scheme. To provide an extra incentive for participating households, each carton of waste earns stamps that can ...

  8. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Heshan decision to abandon uranium plant 'unjustified'

    Posted Jul 30th 2013, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... is to tell people the truth. It is a local government's duty to inform the public about the project as much as possible," he said. "But these officials have no courage, no credibility, ...

  9. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    China's green ministry failing in its mission

    Posted Jul 09th 2013, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... for Environment Minister Zhou Shengxian and the NPC's new environmental protection and resource conservation committee hit a low almost unprecedented in the rubber stamp legislature. Yang Ailun, ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Hong Kong authorities' deafening silence on noise pollution

    Posted Jun 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Christopher Dewolf

    ... and nature of recent complaints, a department spokeswoman said only district-level information could be provided. At the same time, a police duty officer said the number of noise complaints received ...




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