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Light Pollution

Letters to the Editor, June 18, 2013

Language is a barrier to any 'HK state'

There may be some mileage in Dr Horace Chin Wan-kan's idea of Hong Kong becoming a "city state" ("Independent thinker treads bold path", June 10).

Tuesday, 18 June, 2013, 3:21am 1 comment

Letters to the Editor, June 11, 2013

Urgent action needed to save dolphins

Urgent action is needed to conserve and rebuild the Chinese white dolphin population, in the wake of alarming news last month that the 2012 figures for the numbers of dolphins inhabiting Hong Kong waters were even lower than in 2011 (78 compared with 158 in 2003).

11 Jun 2013 - 1:44am 1 comment

Letters to the Editor, June 9, 2013

Hong Kong citizens are becoming increasingly involved in environmental issues. This is a welcome, healthy trend since if "Hong Kong is our home", as the authorities like to depict it, we have to take better care of it.

9 Jun 2013 - 9:22am

Shenzhen residents annoyed by bright lights at Hong Kong border crossing

Scores of Shenzhen households have been complaining about very intense light coming from the Hong Kong side of the Shenzhen River for weeks, a report published in the Guangzhou-based Southern Metropolis Daily said on Thursday.

6 Jun 2013 - 6:05pm 1 comment

Action needed against light polluters

Friends of the Earth (HK) has handled a lot of light pollution complaints, including excessive lighting problems caused by international businesses. This raises questions about the role of the business sector.

18 May 2013 - 4:11am

Green activists outraged at Apple Store's after-hours lighting

Empty of customers, the store nevertheless has about 500 lamps and spotlights burning bright on all three floors, the light passing through Apple's signature glass walls onto the pavement.

6 May 2013 - 8:50am 1 comment

Letters to the Editor, April 17, 2013

Michael Chugani refers to Joseph Cheng Yu-shek, convener of the new Alliance for True Democracy, saying "that the democrats just want the chief executive to have the right to tell mainland leaders that China should replace one-party rule with a democratic multiparty system".

17 Apr 2013 - 3:25am 3 comments

Letters to the Editor, April 9, 2013

I refer to the report ("Expert accused of twisting facts on voting rights", April 1). Maria Tam Wai-chu may have had a momentary slip of the mind when she said that Article 25(b) of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights did not cover the right to stand for election.

9 Apr 2013 - 3:36am 5 comments

Letters to the Editor, April 8, 2013

It would seem on the surface that all Hong Kong students receive the same education, but there are wide disparities - and the stories of the two students in your article are a good example.

8 Apr 2013 - 2:04am

Letters to the Editor, April 7, 2013

The global factory farming industry means that millions of animals are raised for food in what can only be described as inhumane conditions. Similarly, the fur industry has a brutal track record and it prefers to keep consumers uninformed about how that divinely soft pelt on a designer coat, or the fluffy fur trim on a new jacket, was manufactured.

7 Apr 2013 - 1:42am 3 comments