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Clean up buildings renovation sector, Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors says

Clean up buildings renovation sector, Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors says The government needs to address growing malpractice and corruption in the renovation of old buildings, according to a professional industry group. A Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors member said it planned to suggest the government establish an … Full News here – Read more […]

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China claims victory in scrubbing Internet clean

BEIJING (AP) — The Chinese government has declared victory in cleaning up what it considers rumors, negativity and unruliness from online discourse, while critics say the moves have suppressed criticism of the government and ruling Communist Party. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Clean Queens on a mission

“Straws,” says Nissa Marion. “Straws are one of the worst things.” “We found a huge pile of them,” on Lo So Shing beach, says Lisa Christensen. “We do not need plastic straws!” Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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When the party’s over, someone has to clean up

Lan Kwai Fong – a world-famous entertainment scene in Hong Kong or our shame? Public Eye took the picture below early one morning last week. Go there any morning and you will see rubbish like this dumped everywhere. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Clean energy brings higher electricity bills

One of the biggest drawbacks of adopting a green lifestyle are the costs associated. For example, buying fuel-efficient cars, light bulbs or rechargable batteries costs higher than conventional ones. Clean energy activists have been pushing alternative energies in Hong Kong for several years. However, clean energy will come at a cost for residents. Pic: AP […]

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Polluters should pay for clean vehicles

It’s a good thing that the government has finally rolled out a programme to replace old catalytic converters and oxygen sensors on taxis and minibuses. We will, hopefully, have less toxic air to breathe in the city. The only problem I have is that it is a subsidy programme. Why should I and other taxpayers […]

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Join hands to keep HK clean: CE

Chief Executive CY Leung said today Hong Kong’s hygiene situation shows progress, but still has room for improvement. He hopes Government officials and the public can work together to strengthen Hong Kong’s ability to carry out quarantine and preventive measures, and keep Hong Kong clean.   Today is the last day of the Territory-wide Cleansing […]

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HK beaches stay clean

Hong Kong’s 41 gazetted beaches maintained full compliance with the Water Quality Objectives for bathing waters last year.   Releasing its 2012 report on beach water quality today, the Environmental Protection Department said 23 of the beaches were ranked as ‘good’, with the remaining 18 ‘fair’, which complied with the objectives.   The results mean […]

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Gov’t unveils clean air plan

The Environment Bureau unveiled measures today to improve air quality, which will see government agencies work together to achieve new Air Quality Objectives by 2020.   “A Clean Air Plan for Hong Kong” covers measures to tackle air pollution from power plants, land and sea transport, and non-road mobile machinery, and to strengthen collaboration between […]

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Gov’t unveils clean air plan

The Environment Bureau unveiled measures today to improve air quality, which will see government agencies work together to achieve new Air Quality Objectives by 2020."A Clean Air Plan for Hong Kong" covers measures to tackle air pollution from power plants, land and sea transport, and non-road mobile machinery, and to strengthen collaboration between Hong Kong […]

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Clean factory fund applications to open

The Environmental Protection Department will launch the next phase of the Cleaner Production Partnership Programme on April 1.   It will run until March 31, 2015.   Hong Kong enterprises operating factories locally or in Guangdong can apply for fund support to conduct environmental projects, such as on-site improvement assessments to identify cleaner production solutions […]

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Shipper Maersk Wants Hong Kong to Require Clean Fuel

Hong Kong has never met the air-quality targets it set in 1987. Maersk says Hong Kong's reduced port charges for ships that use clean fuel cover only 40 percent of the added cost of going … Full News here – Hong Kong News latest RSS headlines – Hong Kong News.net

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Lee loses in Hong Kong China clean sweep

AFP © <p>Chen Long of China hits a shot against Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia in the men's singles final at the Hong Kong Open badminton tournament. China's Chen put on a display of … Full News here – Hong Kong News latest RSS headlines – Hong Kong News.net

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Use Clean Fuel in Hong Kong Waters & Save

Use Clean Fuel in Hong Kong Waters & Save "The government has been implementing a package of 22 measures, targeting various major polluting sources, with a view to improving the air quality in Hong Kong," Hong Kong Secretary for the Environment. Reducing marine emissions is one of our … Full News here – Read more […]

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Clean energy brings higher electricity bills

One of the biggest drawbacks of adopting a green lifestyle are the costs associated. For example, buying fuel-efficient cars, light bulbs or rechargable batteries costs higher than conventional ones. Clean energy activists have been pushing alternative energies in Hong Kong for several years. However, clean energy will come at a cost for residents. Pic: AP […]

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