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Pricier greens as pesticide rule kicks in

A lawmaker yesterday promised to look into whether a recent rise in vegetable prices was linked to a new rule limiting pesticide residues on imported produce.

23 Aug 2014 - 2:45AM

A lawmaker yesterday promised to look into whether a recent rise in vegetable prices was linked to a new rule limiting pesticide residues on imported produce.

Pricier greens as pesticide rule kicks in
Environment chief Wong Kam-sing's Ice Bucket Challenge has green focus

Another minister has risen to the Ice Bucket Challenge - this time also raising awareness about green issues.

20 Jun 2018 - 5:46PM

Another minister has risen to the Ice Bucket Challenge - this time also raising awareness about green issues.

Environment chief Wong Kam-sing's Ice Bucket Challenge has green focus
Greg So takes the ‘ice bucket challenge’ to thaw relations with HKTV boss Ricky Wong

Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development Greg So Kam-leung became the first top official to complete the Ice Bucket Challenge, at the instigation of HKTV boss Ricky Wong Wai-kay.

20 Jun 2018 - 4:42PM

Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development Greg So Kam-leung became the first top official to complete the Ice Bucket Challenge, at the instigation of HKTV boss Ricky Wong Wai-kay.

Greg So takes the ‘ice bucket challenge’ to thaw relations with HKTV boss Ricky Wong
Give more elderly Hongkongers social security benefits to reduce poverty: study

Loosening the eligibility requirements for the government's existing social security benefits programme is the best way to overhaul the city's pension system, a five-year study has concluded.

19 Aug 2014 - 5:46PM

Loosening the eligibility requirements for the government's existing social security benefits programme is the best way to overhaul the city's pension system, a five-year study has concluded.

Give more elderly Hongkongers social security benefits to reduce poverty: study
Mooncake boxes that return to earth: Hong Kong caterer introduces biodegradable packaging

On a warm autumn night each September, tens of thousands of people gather to gaze romantically at the moon - as a mountain of rubbish piles up.

2 Aug 2014 - 3:38AM

On a warm autumn night each September, tens of thousands of people gather to gaze romantically at the moon - as a mountain of rubbish piles up.

Mooncake boxes that return to earth: Hong Kong caterer introduces biodegradable packaging
University 'o-camps' need to cut back on waste, Friends of the Earth says

Orientation camps for students entering higher education in Hong Kong may be a fun introduction to university, but they're also wasteful, a green group says.

30 Jul 2014 - 4:38AM

Orientation camps for students entering higher education in Hong Kong may be a fun introduction to university, but they're also wasteful, a green group says.

University 'o-camps' need to cut back on waste, Friends of the Earth says
Elderly get help to prevent suicides

Months ago, by mixing purple, green and blue cleaning fluids, 63-year-old Ms Yiu concocted a suicidal solution for her woes. Fortunately, the timely arrival of a friend thwarted her attempt to take her own life.

28 Jul 2014 - 8:48AM

Months ago, by mixing purple, green and blue cleaning fluids, 63-year-old Ms Yiu concocted a suicidal solution for her woes. Fortunately, the timely arrival of a friend thwarted her attempt to take her own life.

Elderly get help to prevent suicides
McDonald's - are we still lovin' it?

The fast-food giant has taken several popular items off its menu after it admitted on Thursday to having imported goods from Shanghai Husi, the mainland food processing plant that allegedly repackaged rotten meat for sale.

20 Jun 2018 - 3:23PM

The fast-food giant has taken several popular items off its menu after it admitted on Thursday to having imported goods from Shanghai Husi, the mainland food processing plant that allegedly repackaged rotten meat for sale.

McDonald's - are we still lovin' it?
Only 30pc confident about getting into university, poll finds ahead of exam results day

Only a third of pupils who took the Diploma of Secondary Education examination are confident of getting into university, although more than half believe a bachelor's degree is a necessity.

10 Jul 2014 - 4:30AM

Only a third of pupils who took the Diploma of Secondary Education examination are confident of getting into university, although more than half believe a bachelor's degree is a necessity.

Only 30pc confident about getting into university, poll finds ahead of exam results day
Artist Siu Leung-hing putting his stamp on iconic images

There is a wry sense of irony in Siu Leung-hing's artworks - mosaics created using hundreds of stamps. Look closely at the striking portrait of Mao Zedong and you can see he is made out of stamps bearing the head of Queen Elizabeth.

30 Jun 2014 - 7:31PM

There is a wry sense of irony in Siu Leung-hing's artworks - mosaics created using hundreds of stamps. Look closely at the striking portrait of Mao Zedong and you can see he is made out of stamps bearing the head of Queen Elizabeth.

Artist Siu Leung-hing putting his stamp on iconic images
Quilts seized for fooling buyers with impure wool and silk

Customs has seized HK$472,000 worth of quilts that were labelled as being filled with 100 per cent wool or silk but were found to contain other types of fibre.

13 Jun 2014 - 4:48AM

Customs has seized HK$472,000 worth of quilts that were labelled as being filled with 100 per cent wool or silk but were found to contain other types of fibre.

Quilts seized for fooling buyers with impure wool and silk