Hong Kong's name may mean "fragrant harbour", but cargo ships burning dirty fuel in what is one of the world's busiest ports add to a foul layer of pollution that kills more than 3,000 people a year.
Hong Kong's skyline is shrouded in thick smog on January 9, 2013. Hong Kong is poised to get tough on ships burning dirty fuels that have turned the harbour into a city often covered in smog with air pollution killing over 3,000 people yearly.
Now the government is vowing to get tough, with activists hoping mandatory restrictions on shipping emissions will be among a raft of measures announced next week aimed at making the city more environmentally friendly.
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