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  1. News - Asia - ENVIRONMENT

    Laos agrees to tighter scrutiny of second Mekong River dam by neighbours

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 11:45pm by BLOOM

    ... neighbouring countries, after Vietnam previously called for a delay in developing the dam. The Don Sahong hydropower project, which had been submitted under a procedure known as notification, will now ... on the Xayaburi dam, the first barrage Laos is building on the river, Vietnam said the "limited timeframe of the prior consultation was not adequate to facilitate the achievement of the process' ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1542057/laos-agrees-tighter-scrutiny-second-mekong-river-dam-neighbours
  2. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Beijing can breathe more deeply as air quality improves in 2014, says government

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 02:22pm by Stephen Chen in Beijing stephen.chen@scmp.com

    ... to calm the growing public discontent – said in March that the capital was on the front line of a “war against pollution”. Public complaints about Beijing’s smog more than doubled to 12,599 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1551857/beijing-can-breath-more-deeply-years-air-quality-improves-2013-says
  3. News - China Insider - ENVIRONMENT

    Let it breathe: Beijing considers 'wind tunnels' design for the city to combat smog

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 07:06pm by Chris Luo

    ... and construction sites has resulted in months of choking smog, causing frustration among citizens and prompting the Communist Party to declare a war on pollution. Last year, an average day each week ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1545011/let-it-breathe-beijing-considers-wind-tunnels-design-city-combat
  4. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Rising anger as complaints about Beijing's air pollution double

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 05:44am by Reuters

    ... 12,599 formal complaints about smog from January to May, 124 per cent more than the same period last year. Beijing, routinely shrouded in hazardous smog, has been on the front line of a "war ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1532982/complaints-about-beijings-air-pollution-more-double-year
  5. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Chinese green squads to monitor war on smog in polluted cities

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 03:45am by Keith Zhai

    ... Keith Zhai keith.zhai@scmp.com Green squads to monitor smog war Environmental inspection teams will be sent to some of the most polluted cities near the capital to check on how they are tackling smog. The initiative comes as weather officials said that over the past few days about 15 per cent of the country had been blanketed by pollution at levels hazardous to health. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1433936/chinese-green-squads-monitor-war-smog-polluted-cities
  6. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Chinese fishermen plead not guilty to Philippine poaching charges

    Posted May 21st 2014, 04:00pm by Reuters

    ... of Palawan. Beijing claims most of the South China Sea, believed to be rich in natural resources. Brunei, Malaysia, the Philippines, Vietnam and Taipei also claim parts of the sea. Philippine ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1517237/chinese-fishermen-plead-not-guilty-philippine-poaching-charges
  7. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Beijing gets tough on pollution as Apec leaders' meeting approaches

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 02:21pm by Adrian Wan

    ... Premier Li Keqiang has declared war on pollution in an attempt to head off growing anger over the quality of China's air, water and soil. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1526626/beijing-gets-tough-pollution-apec-leaders-meeting-approaches
  8. News - Asia - ENVIRONMENT

    Chinese demand for furniture 'decimates' rosewood stocks in Mekong region, activists say

    Posted May 13th 2014, 10:40pm by AFP

    ... has seen stocks of Siamese rosewood decimated across the Mekong area- Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Thailand- according to a report by the Environmental Investigation Agency, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1511507/chinese-demand-furniture-decimates-rosewood-stocks-mekong-region-activists
  9. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Ministry considers tendering environmental clean-up to private firms

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 03:30am by Li Jing

    ... in spending, to 210 billion yuan, this year, as the top leadership declared war on pollution in March. Environmental experts, including Qu Geping, the first minister of the environment, say that, given ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1518192/ministry-considers-tendering-environmental-clean-private-firms
  10. 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

    ... Mainland China, formerly Hong Kong's biggest re-export market, fell to fourth place last year after being overtaken by Vietnam for the first time since 2010. "We were very surprised when ... Vietnam, a country with no apparent shark fin consumption culture, could have surpassed mainland China as a re-export market. Fin imports to Hong Kong dropped from 8,285 tonnes in 2012 to 5,412 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1469412/hong-kong-shark-fin-imports-fall-35pc

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