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  1. Delta-wide pollution effort needed: expert

    Posted Sep 29th 2008, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Supplies Ma Lee-tak said a management programme had been implemented to prepare the city for acute climate changes or a decrease in rainfall. The programme includes exploring new water resources ... Joyce Ng A marine scientist has urged the administration to step up cross-border efforts to improve water quality in the Pearl River estuary, which in turn would make Hong Kong's ...

  2. Let water plan flow, Hong Kong urged

    Posted Nov 11th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng, Olga Wong

    ... Joyce Ng and Olga Wong With Guangdong suffering from drought, Hong Kong should speed up and implement its 'under-publicised' water resources management plan and introduce ... professor at the University of Hong Kong who is researching water management in the Pearl River Delta region, said taking less water from Guangdong and leaving this for other cities, ...

  3. Landfill extension 'inevitable'

    Posted Mar 09th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng Environment secretary Edward Yau Tang-wah said a 5 hectare extension of the Tseung Kwan O landfill into the Clear Water Bay Country Park was inevitable because the city faced a mounting waste problem. More resources had been put into opening new country parks in the past two years, said Mr Yau, who was speaking at an organic farming event in Pok Fu Lam. ...

  4. Office tower gets a world-class green renovation

    Posted Jun 08th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng A Wan Chai office tower is being retrofitted with green features that will cut its water and energy consumption, and provide parking spaces for electric cars. And when renovation works are completed in 2012, it will be the first old building in Hong Kong to have an internationally recognised 'green label'. The China Resources Building is one of nine buildings ...

  5. Initiative aims to encourage energy saving

    Posted Apr 09th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Resources Institute. Carbon audit and improvement works were a more constructive option for businesses to go green than emissions trading, Mr Tsang said. 'It needs a bigger investment, ... emitted.' The Productivity Council has reduced energy consumption at its Kowloon Tong headquarters by 28 per cent since it switched to more efficient lighting and a water-cooled air conditioning ...

  6. Wind farm will doom geopark, group fears

    Posted Jun 05th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... and sea off Sai Kung, including the Ninepin Islands, recognised as a geopark by the Ministry of Land and Natural Resources. It hopes eventually to gain United Nations recognition for the park. ... 10km east of Clear Water Bay. The turbines would descend to the seabed, where cylinders attached to the shaft would fill with water and penetrate the sea floor under the weight ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - TRAGEDY AT SEA

    38 die in Hong Kong ferry disaster

    Posted Oct 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Joyce Ng, Stuart Lau, Danny Mok and Ada Lee

    ... on Monday night. The Hongkong Electric vessel was half sunk in the water with the bow pointing up at an angle of 90 degrees. Of the passengers on the Hongkong Electric ferry, 38 have been confirmed ... of employees. Victor Li Tzar-kuoi said all resources will be poured into helping the families of the deceased and those injured. He also said the company would be giving HK$200,000 to each family ...

  8. Heritage grant scheme called too restrictive

    Posted Sep 04th 2008, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... the community. Given the limited resources, the government will give priority to buildings with urgent repair needs, more public access and higher benefits to the community. 'Many owners are old ... needs. The Grade3 historic building, dating back to the 1920s, has needed constant repairs. Water leaks through the roof tiles and termites attack the wooden pillars. The school has spent more ...

  9. Brave new Dutch power trip

    Posted Aug 16th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... It uses glass granules in its foundation and styrofoam bricks for walls. Solar panels and a windmill on the roof supply the energy, and a water pump system draws heat from 70 metres underground ... entries according to criteria that include carbon dioxide emissions, energy production, design merit, and material and water conservation. 'The price of the land is fixed, nothing more ...



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