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  1. Pink dolphins at risk from Lantau reclamation plans

    Posted Jul 18th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... conservation group WWF. They fear the proposal will endanger the white dolphin habitats around Lantau. According to WWF, the proposed reclamation conflicts with the government's Revised Concept ... to limiting the size of the habitat, WWF claims that reclamation also reduces the habitat size of the dolphins' prey. Other reclamation projects include the China Light and Power Holdings' ...

  2. A green warrior says farewell

    Posted May 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Eric Bohm didn't like it when drivers left their vehicles' engines running in idle. Often he kindly asked them to switch their engines off. But now drivers can breathe easy. The 68-year-old chief executive of WWF Hong Kong is leaving the city after eight years with the green group. 'My wife has asthma and the air quality here is not good. She had ...

  3. Bid to get shark fin off government banquets

    Posted Sep 20th 2010, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan Green groups and a lawmaker have demanded that Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen include in his policy address next month an announcement that shark's fin soup will no longer be served at government banquets. Previous attempts to push the issue by individual groups had brought no response, a spokeswoman for the campaign said. Green Sense, Greenpeace, WWF ...

  4. Who said it?

    Posted May 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... My wife has asthma and... had pneumonia twice last year, triggered by bad air and irritation. So I say enough is enough WWF Hong Kong chief executive Eric Bohm, who is leaving the city We all know that the Philippines is China's inherent territory and the Philippines belongs to Chinese sovereignty, this is an indisputable fact CCTV news reader He Jia fluffs her lines China ...

  5. Recruitment for five bureau posts extended

    Posted Jun 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... can recruit talented people,' he said. For the post of undersecretary for environment, at least two known candidates were interviewed, including William Yu Yuen-ping, head of WWF Hong ...

  6. Reclamation angers fishermen

    Posted Jan 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... WWF conservation director Dr Andy Cornish, who attended the forum, agreed the government should make sustaining the fishing industry a priority, but that there seemed to be a mismatch ... land reclamation as part of its long-term goal. Cornish said the WWF did not object to reclamation outright and accepted that development would have an impact on the environment. ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    League of Democrats have 'greenest' policies, manifestos show

    Posted Aug 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... agreements, under which their maximum permitted rate of return on average net fixed assets is 9.99 per cent. Friends of the Earth, Greenpeace, and WWF-Hong Kong, will host a forum on Friday ...

  8. Tang to roll out the heavyweights for campaign rally

    Posted Dec 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... as independents in the commercial (first) subsector of the committee, called on businesspeople to move beyond their sectoral interests. Shaw, president of WWF Hong Kong and a grand-nephew of media mogul ...

  9. Tycoons, professionals on DAB roll

    Posted May 26th 2006, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Gary Cheung

    ... Chi-kuen, former chairman of Wing On Group and founding chairman of the WWF Hong Kong, and Yu Kwok-chun, chairman of the Yue Hwa department store chain. The business heavyweights, formerly members ... Congress Quit the DAB in August 1998 Philip Kwok Chi-kuen Former chairman Wing On Group Founding chairman of WWF Hong Kong Joined DAB April 2005 Henry Cheng Kar-shun New World Development managing ...

  10. Developers show extent of influence

    Posted Dec 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Shaw, president of WWF Hong Kong, won 166; Dr George Cautherley, a vice-chairman of the Hong Kong Democratic Foundation, secured 126; and Stephen Wong Yuen-shan, a former investment banker, 147. ...




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