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  1. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Clear evidence obscures truth of Beijing's pollution data

    Posted Feb 07th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... be graded according to their performance at improving air quality will no doubt be greeted as welcome news in the capital. Alas, Beijingers shouldn't get their hopes up. At first, the notion ... to improvements in air quality. The trouble is that making improvements is expensive, while API figures are easy to manipulate. Considering it's the local authorities themselves who submit ...

  2. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Powerful evidence Hong Kong officials just don't care about pollution

    Posted Oct 08th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Tom Holland Although the mainland could be blamed for the periodic smogs, the city's government has failed in its measures to improve air quality Powerful evidence HK officials just ... by standing on the corner and inhaling. The government insists it is tackling the problem. In January 2007, then chief executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen pledged to improve air quality within five years. ...

  3. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Even Hong Kong's best efforts may not help to clear our air

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 12:46am by Tom Holland

    ... not help to clear our air Christine Loh Kung-wai, Hong Kong's campaigning Under Secretary for the Environment, has promised us that she will deliver "drastic improvements" in the city's air quality over the next five years. Yesterday, she pledged to get the very worst-polluting buses and trucks- those that do the most harm to our health- off Hong Kong's streets ...

  4. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Stimulus or not, it's the quality of new investment that matters

    Posted Sep 11th 2012, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Tom Holland What Beijing really needs to do is invest in infrastructure projects that boost future productivity rather than in more white elephants Stimulus or not, it's the quality ... in the long run is not the amount of the investment so much as the quality of the projects. Enthusiasts point out China's capital stock- the value of its roads, bridges, electrical distribution ...



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