Dead fish wash ashore and citizens pledge clean-up as ‘snow-like’ palm oil spill prompts beach closures

Hong Kong closed an eleventh government-gazetted beach on Monday, as a palm oil spill continued to affect beaches across the territory. At around 11.30am, the red flag was hoisted at St. Stephen’s Beach in Southern District to warn beach-goers not to enter the water. The spill occurred after two cargo vessels collided last Thursday near the Pearl River estuary in […]