Green

Home but nobody's

Leslie Lau from Modern Terminals. Photo: Nora Tam

By swapping fluorescent lights in staircases and common areas for a more energy efficient model, annual carbon emission from City One in Sha Tin would be cut by 850 tonnes.

Tuesday, 12 March, 2013, 10:13am

A green warrior says farewell

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.

14 May 2012 - 12:00am

A model chef who ate to lose weight

We've heard it all before, those flab-to-fabulous stories of miracle diets, gastric bypass surgery and intensive workout plans that have shrunk people from a size 16 to a six. But have you heard of the one about the 18-year-old obese boy from London who kept eating to lose weight - and didn't step into the gym once?

4 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Race is on to find the cleanest way to get about town

Green group Clean Air Network is recruiting teams of two for the 'Airmazing Race: Scavenger hunt for clean air' on June 25.

30 May 2011 - 12:00am

Outpatient department to have electronic queue control system

I am writing in response to the letter by Anthony R. C. Green ('Long waits at specialist clinics show need for a more efficient system', February 27).

I wish to outline the improvement measure we are implementing in our queuing system in the Specialist Out-Patient Department (SOPD).

6 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

A Friend Like You Charlie Green (CD)

Charlie Green shot to fame at the age of 10 on Britain's Got Talent 2008 with his swinging rendition of Frank Sinatra's Summer Wind. Two years on, he continues to reinvent classics with his latest CD, A Friend Like You.

15 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

Charlie Green: prince of jazz

Charlie Green shot to fame at the age of 10 on Britain's Got Talent 2008 with his swinging rendition of Frank Sinatra's Summer Wind. Two years on, he continues to reinvent classics with his latest CD, A Friend Like You.

10 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

Green fingers

What do these 'green' nouns mean?

1 a green belt

a. a strip of countryside around a city or town where building is not allowed

b. a fashion accessory that is very popular in Scotland

2 a green card

a. a special type of Christmas card

b. a document giving a foreigner permission to work in America

20 Jan 2010 - 12:00am

Lesson from saga over plastic bags? 'Just do it'

By any measure, the levy on plastic bags has been an overwhelming success. Less than a month after authorities introduced it, 80 per cent of shoppers at participating businesses are bringing their own bags. In contrast to the years of hand-wringing, debate and consultation by the government, Hong Kong residents have shown no hesitation in adapting to the new regulations.

3 Aug 2009 - 12:00am

Looking good on paper

Fedrigoni's Papercuts Eco-Fashion party

Where: Armani Bar

When: April 7

15 May 2009 - 12:00am

Green scheme

'It's not easy being green,' moans Muppet Kermit the Frog. For eco-conscious travellers, the difficulty lies in finding a genuinely environmentally friendly hotel. With no internationally recognised standard for green accommodation, travellers have had to make educated guesses as to the credentials of hotels.

6 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

Going green

The word 'green' is used in many English idioms

Green Definitions

Match these words with the correct definitions below.

a. bowling green, b. green belt, c. green room, d. green salad, e. putting green, f. greenery, g. the green-eyed monster, h. greengrocer, i. green keeper, j. greenhouse

12 Jun 2008 - 12:00am

Great wall

A green group wants new restrictions on the development of a site in Aberdeen to curb a possible 'wall effect'. Is this a genuine problem and, if so, should laws be passed to stop buildings blocking air flow? Write to us.

16 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Fownes' Dr Green loaded with talent

Caspar Fownes unveiled a quality private purchase in Dr Green at Tuesday's barrier trials and, judging by the superiority of the performance, the highly-bred colt may soon exceed his New Zealand and Australian form.

4 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Disney accused of double standards on shark's fin

Disney yesterday came under fresh attack over its planned sale of shark's fin at its Hong Kong theme park's hotels after it was alleged to have signed a contract forbidding at least one franchised restaurant at the park from selling the product.

21 Jun 2005 - 12:00am

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