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  1. Angry students fight to preserve campus idyll

    Posted Mar 12th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on goes against the grain of all the careful planning that has come before.' He pointed to the new Western Campus Teaching Complex and Centre for Chinese Archaeology and Art, new ... which they say destroys the natural harmony of the surrounding areas. Associate Pro-Vice Chancellor Michael Hui King-man issued a statement defending the building works, saying the improvements ...

  2. Top girls' school hit with heavy fine for tree pruning

    Posted May 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Olga Wong A celebrated girls' school in Pok Fu Lam has been hit with a HK$200,000 fine for pruning back a protected tree last year without permission, after school leaders feared students could be hit by falling branches and nuts. The hefty fine, imposed this month by the government on St Stephen's Girls' College on Bonham Road for breaching its tenancy agreement, ...

  3. Bright sparks use pedal power

    Posted Mar 28th 2009, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau Hearing the school bell toll, five students from Baptist Lui Ming Choi Primary School rush out of their classroom to get on their bikes in a corner of the playground- but they won't be going anywhere. Because by pedalling away at full tilt, the students are heeding the call by their principal to help in a revolutionary energy-saving drive the school recently adopted. ...

  4. Kwai Chung college gives green light to solar power

    Posted Jan 17th 2009, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... Colleen Lee A secondary school in Kwai Chung is to go green and use solar energy to power lighting on two of its floors from April. Wong Shiu-hung, principal of the Kwai Chung Methodist College, said he expected the initiative to cut about 30 per cent of the school's electricity bill of more than HK$300,000 a year. 'I hope the project can be tied up with the studies ...

  5. CLP associate halts wind-power projects

    Posted May 12th 2006, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang CLP Holdings' Australian-based associate has halted several wind projects under development, dealing a blow to the power utility's foray into renewable energy. ... for the A$300 million ($1.8 billion) Heemskirk wind farm in western Tasmania. The firm has simultaneously wound back the advanced development of the A$250 million Waterloo wind farm in South Australia. ...

  6. Students showcase their climate change ideas

    Posted Oct 18th 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau With around 180 students and teachers from 16 schools engaged in heated discussion on climate crises, Elegantia College's auditorium was turned into a talking shop ... from the HK & KLN Kaifong Women's Association Sun Fong Chung College. British journalist and environmentalist Oliver Tickell was invited by the council to talk about his experience ...

  7. Students vow to stop 100 trees being chopped down

    Posted Apr 30th 2007, 12:00am by Sherry Lee

    ... Juen-yee and approved by the school board in April last year. The new colleges- Morningside College and S.H. Ho College- will be built on the slope and will include dormitories and dining halls. ... union leader, said it was just the start as the management had told the union in an informal meeting of plans to build eight new colleges. The school is already working on another project ...

  8. Bid to save tree in Western as another is felled

    Posted Sep 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Cheung Chi-fai and Olga Wong Tree experts will make a last-ditch effort today to save a valuable tree in Western district from being removed, after the Leisure and Cultural Services ... in the registry of old and valuable trees following the collapse of a tree in Stanley last month that resulted in the death of a 19-year-old woman. The Western tree, a 16-metre Chinese banyan ...

  9. Removal of wall trees in Western sparks concern

    Posted Sep 13th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fanny W.Y. Fung and Cheung Chi-fai A group of wall trees in Western District were cut down yesterday despite no apparent immediate risk, triggering concern over possible government ... Sheung School had been removed yesterday because they had been growing horizontally and would become unsafe in the long-term. 'They were beside a pedestrian lane and a car lane, so ...

  10. letters

    Posted Jun 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Po On Commercial Association Wong Siu Ching Secondary School Go green for future generations The global climate and the environment are becoming worse. If we don't do something about it, ... School Chinese medicine When you are ill, do you see a Chinese or Western doctor? Most of my friends go to Western doctors. They believe Western medicine is more effective so you can recover ...




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