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Greenpeace refutes APP

Press release | 2005-01-17 at 10:00

Greenpeace today refuted the Sinar Mas Group-Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) 's recent claims that deny its illegal logging in Yunnan. Noting that "APP has not provided any convincing evidence to prove its innocence," Greenpeace appealed that APP "stops...

Response to Policy Address 2005

Press release | 2005-01-12 at 10:00

Greenpeace described the environmental protection policies anounced in the Chief Executive's 2005 Policy Address as "weak and conservative" and called into question the motivation of the SAR government in tackling Hong Kong's environmental problems.

Greenpeace Exposes New Evidence of APP's Illegal Logging in Yunnan

Press release | 2004-12-16 at 10:00

Greenpeace China today presented new evidence exposing Asia Pulp & Paper's (APP) illegal logging and large-scale forest destruction in China's Yunnan Province.

Greenpeace demands Sun Hung Kai cancel Hunghom Peninsula demolition

Press release | 2004-12-09 at 10:00

Greenpeace members attending today's Annual General Meeting of Sun Hung Kai Properties Limited (SHKP) as shareholders, deployed a banner saying "SHKP – Stop demolition". SHKP announced their intention to demolish the newly built Hunghom Peninsula...

Unforgettable Commemoration

Press release | 2004-12-04 at 10:00

Greenpeace activists around the world are remembering the world's worst industrial disaster, twenty years after a toxic gas leak killed and maimed thousands in the Indian city of Bhopal. "Twenty years on, people in Bhopal are still suffering...

Letter of support from Greenpeace to Zhejiang Hotels Association

Press release | 2004-12-03 at 10:00

Greenpeace shows admiration and support to Zhejiang Hotels Association, for it sent out to the member hotels the sponsorship of rejecting APP’s products on Nov. 18th.

Greenpeace exposes APP's illegal logging operations in Yunnan

Press release | 2004-11-16 at 10:00

Greenpeace today held a press conference in Beijing to expose Asia Pulp & Paper's (APP) large-scale destruction of the forests in China's Yunnan province. Greenpeace filed an official report to the State Administration of Forestry about the...

Low standards do not result in high air quality

Press release | 2004-11-01 at 10:00

Greenpeace this morning presented a 'school' style report card to the Environment, Transport and Works Bureau (ETWB) to record their appalling performance in controlling Hong Kong's atrocious air quality. Hong Kong air quality has exceeded...

Outdated Air Quality index hides the awful truth about Hong Kong smog

Press release | 2004-10-20 at 8:00

Greenpeace today announced that it will begin measuring Hong Kong air quality using the international standard World Health Organisation (WHO) and EU system from tomorrow for the next ten days. The findings will be announced on 1st November in...

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