Innovation, Infrastructure & Technology

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  • 7 Jun 2012- 08:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HONG KONG Hong Kong-based public policy think-tank Civic Exchange in a new report is urging the Hong Kong government to develop a long-term water strategy that tackles the effects of pollution and population pressure on the territory’s main water sources
  • 1 Nov 2010- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HONG KONG T he project to improve Hong Kong Central mid-level and high-level areas water supply will be completed in September 2012, more than a year after the original deadline of June 2011. Construction started in October 2007, and by March about 58
  • 21 Jun 2010- 20:58 by Local Press Report China, HONG KONG Plastics News Chinese plastic pipe and fittings manufacturer China Liansu Group Holding Ltd., is planning a public offering in Hong Kong to raise $277.5 million USD to significantly expand its capacity in the country, to acquire other pipe
  • 19 Apr 2010- 20:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HONG KONG A tender from the Hong Kong government's water supply department for construction of the Bowen Drive Saltwater Pumping Station, the Magazine Gap Road Saltwater Service Reservoir and associated works will close on May 14, 2010. The
  • 16 Nov 2009- 19:59 by Local Press Report China, MACAU The Standard/Xinhua (China) Macau is facing drinking water shortages, with low water levels in nearby reservoirs and a severe drought affecting a large section of the Pearl River Delta. Reservoirs in neighboring Zhuhai are at a 10-year low,
  • 2 Nov 2009- 19:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HONG KONG T he Hong Kong water supply department will close four tenders in November. The first tender is to expand Tai Po treatment works and ancillary raw water and freshwater transfer facilities. The closing date of the contract is November 6, 2009.
  • 2 Nov 2009- 19:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HONG KONG The government of the Special Administrative Region of Hong Kong reassured residents that the drought currently ravaging the mainland province of Guangdong will not affect the city's water supply. However with 70 to 80 percent of the
  • 25 May 2009- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MACAU Macau is considering tapping domestic water resources and increasing self-supply capacity in a bid to cut down on the supply of water from mainland China. The island, which currently imports about 98 percent of raw water from mainland China, is
  • 4 May 2009- 20:58 by Local Press Report HONG KONG Contamination of the Shenzhen Reservoir back in March has affected the quality of Dongjiang water supplied to Hong Kong, according to Secretary for Development Carrie Lam. Hong Kong asked Guangdong authorities to improve inspection and
  • 23 Feb 2009- 19:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HONG KONG T he water suppy department of the Hong Kong government has invited three tenders that will close on March. The scope of the work for the first project includes replacement and rehabilitation of about 70 kilometers of aging fresh and salt
  • 5 Jan 2009- 19:57 by Local Press Report MACAU Macau Daily Times Water levels in the Pearl River reservoir will be sufficient to keep up with Macau's demand during the upcoming Spring Festival, according to Chen Zejian, deputy director of the Pearl River Water Conservancy committee. By the end
  • 8 Dec 2008- 19:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent China, MACAU Macau has set up a working group to help promote water conservation. The group, comprising officials from various government departments, will attempt to create a regime that ensures stable water supply and increase public awareness of water
  • 21 Apr 2008- 21:37 by Local Press Report China, MACAU China Daily — Construction of the reservoir to supply water to the western Pearl River Delta region and Macao will start in Zhuhai in October. Zhuyin Reservoir, in Doumen district, will start water transmission for Macau next year. It will have
  • 31 Mar 2008- 21:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent China, MACAU — A third water pipe and construction of the reservoir Chuk Un reservoir will ensure a stable supply of fresh water for Macau, according to Wong Soi Man, head of the Maritime Administration and group leader of Macau's water salinity