The lead-in-water scare has spread to another primary school where a sample was found to contain levels of the heavy metal more than 21 times over the safe limit.

The authorities in Taiwan are struggling to cope with an outbreak of dengue fever in the south of the island, according to a newspaper report.

Legislators on the mainland are considering changes to the air pollution law that could give the state new powers to punish negligent local authorities and industrial enterprises and provide a lega

Cooking fumes from roadside snack shops and restaurants may impart mouthwatering aromas - but in Mong Kok, they are an even bigger source of some kinds of harmful air pollution than vehicles, a new

Residents in a village in China do not eat the crops they grow nor drink their local water as their soil and groundwater have been severely polluted by chemical plants nearby.

Two more public housing estates joined the list of those with excessive lead in their water supply, the government announced this evening, noting that at one of them the level exceeded the WHO’s sa

An old Chinese saying advises people to “sweep the snow from your own door step” and not to worry about others’ problems.

Two City University students yesterday filed a judicial review application, asking a court to quash the Town Planning Board’s decision to allow residential development on a former green-belt site i

Four water samples taken from flats in phases one and two of Wah Fu Estate in Pok Fu Lam contained the heavy metal nickel, a skin irritant, at well above the World Health Organisation standard, the

Drainage officials are investigating suspected illegal waste water discharge along the banks of Sha Tin's Shing Mun River - once notorious for its foul odour.