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  1. Smog walls in the city

    Posted Dec 05th 2006, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... buildings. A government study found wind speed has been reduced by almost half over the past 30 years, as more and more high-rises have sprung up across the city. Between 1968 and 1995, wind speed ... nowadays. There have also been repeated controversies over the possible 'wall effect' caused by big building projects in West Kowloon, Tseung Kwan O and Sha Tin. Mr Lam said architects ...

    http://www.scmp.com/node/574230
  2. Business - Companies - SHIPPING

    No festive cheer for shipping industry, Maersk boss David Skov says

    Posted Oct 05th 2013, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... said. Shipbroker Golden Destiny said 30 vessels with a total deadweight of 1.5 million tonnes were ordered last week. Maersk's chief executive, Soren Skou, told The Wall Street Journal ... to allow mainland vessels under foreign flags to do transshipment in the city's new free-trade zone, Skov said he hoped the authorities would consider opening the sector to foreign vessels ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1324757/no-festive-cheer-shipping-industry-maersk-boss-david-skov-says
  3. High-rises have cut wind speed in half

    Posted Dec 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... speed has been reduced by almost half over the past 30 years, with high-rises springing up across the city. Between 1968 and 1995, wind speed measured at King's Park in Ho Man Tin declined ... to 40 storeys in the 1990s and 50 nowadays. There have also been repeated controversies over the possible 'wall effect' caused by big building projects in West Kowloon, Tseung Kwan ...

    http://www.scmp.com/node/573979
  4. Team to record intangible heritage

    Posted Jan 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Anita Lam, Chloe Lai, Polly Hui

    ... Dragon Dance and Wai Tau Wa, a dialect spoken among the elderly in New Territories walled villages. The exercise is in response to the UN Convention for Safeguarding the Intangible Cultural ... of traditional flour figurines Dai Pai Dong Street Markets Wai Tau Wa, an indigenous dialect in New Territories walled villages The Tai Hang Fire Dragon Dance during Mid-Autumn Festival Threading, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/579142/team-record-intangible-heritage
  5. MTR line will bring new life to historic police station

    Posted Jul 30th 2008, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... look like another modern building with its glass facade and beige exterior wall. But it is in fact a Grade 3 historic monument that was used as the regional police headquarters of the Hong Kong ... it had been careful not to make any dramatic change except for the wall's colour and the glassing-in of all the balconies. Most of the trees are also being kept- including a banyan, a red ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/647071/mtr-line-will-bring-new-life-historic-police-station
  6. Shops and diners turn on cheer

    Posted Dec 26th 2005, 12:00am by Anita Lam, Barclay Crawford, Felix Chan

    ... Barclay Crawford, Felix Chan and Anita Lam Business as usual as doors open wide for shoppers on Christmas Day Shops were open, restaurants were packed, most of the city had barely slept ... by Asian domestic helpers in the city's parks, there was a taste for every palate and budget. Margaret Cheung took her daughter Adeline for the youngster's annual visit to Santa Claus ...

    http://www.scmp.com/node/530643

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