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  1. Mean sea level of Victoria Harbour rises 0.12m in last 50 years: study

    Posted Jun 14th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... CHANDRA WONG Updated at 6.32pm: Victoria Harbour's mean sea level has risen by 0.12 metres over the last 50 years- an average rate of 2.3 millimetres a year- a Hong Kong Observatory ... in sea level of Victoria Harbour was prominent in the past 15 years. It found there was a steep rise in the annual mean sea level from 1987 to 1999 followed by a rapid fall. This period had ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/459366/mean-sea-level-victoria-harbour-rises-012m-last-50-years-study
  2. Save the harbour

    Posted Apr 13th 2005, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... LILIAN GOH A CHINESE book with illustrations will soon be published to raise young people's awareness of the need to protect reclamation-plagued Victoria Harbour. Published by the Society for Protection of the Harbour, The Adventure of Victoria was jointly produced by writer Monica Wong Hiu-hung and illustrator 'Bigsoil'. In the 40-page book, a little girl called ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/496477/save-harbour
  3. Harbour tunnel fees must balance off queues

    Posted Sep 28th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a danger to anyone else although they would be technically breaking the law. We are talking about the time- and money-wasting, polluting traffic queues caused by Cross-Harbour Tunnel congestion, while two nearby tunnels remain underused. The inexplicable dysfunction of this city's huge investment in a three-tunnel, cross-harbour traffic solution will not change so long as the gap ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/726018/harbour-tunnel-fees-must-balance-queues
  4. Saving the harbour

    Posted Oct 29th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 'Harbour pride' (October 22) presents an emotive and well-connected view. While I agree with the letter's sentiments, I take issue with some statements. Statement: 'The ... the harbour and could incorporate the features David Akers-Jones wants. Filling in the harbour to overcome water pollution is a truly novel (though somewhat radical) approach. However, I believe ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/432688/saving-harbour
  5. Letters

    Posted Aug 07th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I disagree with the letter by Celina Lin ('Western tunnel toll increase defies logic', August 5). She thinks the Western Harbour Tunnel Company will experience a drop in total revenue after ... level with the passage of time. Immediately after the toll increase, people shift to the alternatives, say using the Cross-Harbour Tunnel, to save money. Yet, there is no guarantee that the full ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/721504/letters
  6. Same tolls for tunnels can ease cross-harbour congestion

    Posted Oct 30th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Transport Secretary Eva Cheng has rejected a proposal to buy Citic Pacific's stakes in the Eastern and Western harbour tunnels now, rather than wait for the results of a study ('Transport minister rejects tunnels buyout', October 25). This is despite the fact that congestion at the Cross-Harbour Tunnel has been a problem for decades. The Western Harbour Tunnel ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/658196/same-tolls-tunnels-can-ease-cross-harbour-congestion
  7. Tunnel vision

    Posted May 12th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Boston has tried to reconnect the city with its waterfront, should Hong Kong be reclaiming more land from our beloved Victoria Harbour to build roads that would block our access to the water? ... O'Neill, talked about the Central Artery at the conference on Designing Hong Kong Harbour District, held last week at the Island Shangri-La Hotel, the parallel between Boston and Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/455339/tunnel-vision
  8. Harbour pollution on rise after 10-year fall

    Posted Feb 11th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Bacteria levels have surged in Victoria Harbour after a decade of declining pollution levels, but no one can explain why. At a monitoring station opposite the convention ... the cross-harbour swimming race. But the Hong Kong Amateur Swimming Association is undeterred. Only two days ago it reported that the plans had gathered pace after swimmers taking part in trials a fortnight ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/737864/harbour-pollution-rise-after-10-year-fall
  9. Harbour views last year worst on record

    Posted Jan 07th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Visibility across Victoria Harbour last year was the worst on record. Releasing a study on visibility yesterday, the Hong Kong Observatory said the world-renowned vista was blurred by air pollution on almost one in six days in 2004. Visibility was less than 8km about 18 per cent of the time, equivalent to 1,577 hours. This was 40 per cent longer than in 2003 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/484577/harbour-views-last-year-worst-record
  10. Harbour views worst on record in 2004

    Posted Jan 07th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Visibility across Victoria Harbour last year was the worst on record. Releasing a study on visibility yesterday, the Hong Kong Observatory said the world-renowned vista was blurred by air pollution on almost one in six days last year. Visibility was less than 8km about 18 per cent of the time, equivalent to 1,577 hours. The duration was 40 per cent longer than ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/484603/harbour-views-worst-record-2004

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