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  1. Run focuses on water crisis

    Posted Mar 29th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Writer Live Earth, a for-profit company that raises funds for green NGOs, is calling on Hongkongers to take part in an event to promote awareness of water shortages and help people who have no access to clean water. The Dow Live Earth Run for Water ...

  2. Bird's eye view of climate change

    Posted Feb 02nd 2011, 12:00am by Elaine Yu

    ... Elaine Yu, Beatrice Yeung After kicking off the Climateers Ambassador Experiential Programme, green group WWF took its young Climateers to the Mai Po Nature Reserve. In half-day field trips on January 22 and 23, the Climateers toured the reserve. They fou ...

  3. Kowloon's 'glamour' district gets a new gem in its crown

    Posted Mar 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... by people in the street to minimise noise. 'In Hong Kong, we live in a very close environment and noise pollution over the long run may annoy local residents,' he said. 'The ...

  4. Let's catch the croc while it's cute, not a brute

    Posted Apr 10th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... When it comes to catching the Yuen Long crocodile, everyone has an idea and everyone, it seems, wants to tell the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department what it is doing wrong. ... farms and the densely populated Yuen Long area. That is the serious side of a news story that became, and remains, a worldwide curiosity- with the latest sighting being mentioned in news ...

  5. How long should Hong Kong's architects reach for the sky?

    Posted Oct 31st 2008, 12:00am by Violet Law

    ... Violet Law Something most Hongkongers have long taken for granted was the subject of a three-day symposium in New York. That tall- very tall- buildings can be packed into Hong Kong plots ... island business districts can claim to be Asia's Manhattan. And the discussion, though far from the reach of most locals, could not have been more timely. Participants, fittingly, were ...

  6. Residents long for open space

    Posted Jun 01st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... area is subject to public debate,' said Lai Pong-wai, associate director of the university's study centre. 'Is it in the best interests of the Yau Tong district and society ...

  7. letters

    Posted Mar 04th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... help save the environment, save money, and, in the long run, save the lives. Evelyn Liu, Hong Kong International School The city of Perth a great destination I recently joined a three week ... I have learned to be independent as I lived with the host family and I got to see the amazing city of Perth. Mandy Lam Yuen-man, CUHK FAA Thomas Cheung Secondary School Need to cool down property ...

  8. Air quality decline looks likely to continue

    Posted Jan 17th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of respirable suspended particulates (RSP) in Central and Western, Tung Chung and Yuen Long last year were the highest since 1996. These stations are on the western side of the city, which experts say ... particulates in the air. In Yuen Long, the average RSP level hit 71 micrograms per cubic metre of air, up 16 per cent from the previous year. Tung Chung also recorded a 14 per cent increase to 62 ...

  9. Officials stymied by landowner in efforts to clear illegal dump

    Posted Feb 15th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hon Investment and Finance Limited, for access to clear the dump. 'The Yuen Long District Office has not heard from the lot owner so far. We are liaising with the Planning Department ... to clear up the mess or move against the perpetrators. The dumping has turned a once-lush piece of land- part of which is government property- in Lui Kung Tin in Pat Heung, Yuen Long, into a barren ...

  10. Car-fumes protest is still holding up cross-border link

    Posted Oct 30th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a 4.77 km bridge linking Shekou and Yuen Long and a checkpoint at the Dongjiaotou port in Shenzhen's Nanshan district. While work on the bridge began in August last year and work ...




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