Environment

Plans to import marine sand from Guangxi for Hong Kong third airport runway set to go over budget

22 October 2018

The Airport Authority’s third runway project may go over budget by importing marine sand from the southwest region of Guangxi in order to cope with a shortage of sand.

Series

Taishan Nuclear Plant

A series of investigations revealing design flaws and safety defects in the Taishan nuclear power plant, which sits only 130 kilometres west of Hong Kong

Stories

The Backstory: Two years of holding Taishan nuclear plant accountable

For more than two years FactWire has been hard at work in bringing transparency to the opaque Taishan project

Troubled Taishan nuclear plant secretly comes online despite defects

It comes less than six months after FactWire revealed cracks in important components of the same reactor, including a defective reactor vessel head that is set to remain in use for seven years

The wetland grab: investors rush to buy remote land near tech park project

As planning for the ambitious project to develop the Lok Ma Chau Loop into a major tech hub is under way, several groups of obscure investors have already scooped up large tracts of land in a nearby ecologically important wetland

French official documents reveal flaw in another Taishan nuclear plant component

Testing has found excessive carbon in the lid of a steam generator, making it prone to cracking

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