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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. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Arts

    Posted Dec 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... conducts the Russian music group performing Christmas carols, Russian folk songs and works by composers such as Bortniansky, Tchaikovsky and Kalinnikov, Dec 23, 8pm, Yuen Long Theatre, 9 Yuen Long Tai Yuk Rd, Yuen Long, HK$100-HK$240; and Christmas carols, Russian folk songs and works by composers such as Tchesnokov, Rachmaninov and Brahms, Dec 24, 4pm, Tsuen Wan Town Hall, 72 Tai Ho ...

  6. talk back

    Posted Nov 28th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... labelling. Why then must Hong Kong wait until 2010 for a food labelling law? Agnes Luk Wing-sze, Kowloon City Q Should the Tourism Board promote Yuen Long and its crocodile? The crocodile is a very ruthless animal, and it could be hazardous to human life. Since it appeared in Yuen Long, residents have been worried it might attack. I realise that the crocodile hunt is not an easy job and may ...

  7. New body to tighten 'green building' code

    Posted Jan 12th 2009, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... of 'green features' had enabled the developer to double the gross floor area. The others are Yoho Town in Yuen Long and Vision City in Tsuen Wan. All three have been singled out by environment ... six-storey podium) creates wall effect, blocking sea breeze Yoho Town Yuen Long Rated EXCELLENT Green features: Existing trees retained and incorporated into landscaped design, solar-powered lights ...

  8. City's first organic fish sure to catch on

    Posted Feb 11th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lo Wei Organic fish will be sold for the first time in Hong Kong next month. They come from two fish farms in Yuen Long where 18,000 fish have been bred organically in terms of their feed ... Kong's pioneering organic fish-raising project in Yuen Long: 2 ...

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

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

    ... 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 ... 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 ...

  10. Controversial oil refinery relocated to Zhanjiang

    Posted Aug 12th 2009, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... is only 18 kilometres from Shenzhen and 37 kilometres from Yuen Long. The original plan also contradicted the development philosophy that the central leadership has for Nansha. The State ... Heavy output Nansha is 18km from Shenzhen and 37km from Yuen Long The original proposal would have had the Nansha plant churning out this amount of ethylene, a chemical used in making plastics, ...




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