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  1. Full switch to natural gas would help clear the air and rid city of polluting plants

    Posted Feb 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... for about 60 per cent of our feedstock in Hong Kong.' It is very pleasing to see that, since the introduction of natural gas in 2006, the emissions of carbon dioxide, nitrogen oxides ... Tau Kok. The memorandum of understanding signed by the Hong Kong and central governments in August 2008 can assure the supply of adequate natural gas to Hong Kong for the next 20 years. ...

  2. Spend swollen coffers on tackling air pollution

    Posted May 06th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Those calling for tax relief following news that revenue last fiscal year jumped 14 per cent are taking a short-sighted view, thanks perhaps to the thick air pollution swirling around Hong Kong ('Record tax revenue swells calls for relief', May 3). I would urge that the extra money, together with the unexpected budget surplus, go towards tackling air pollution. Spend ...

  3. Small guns deployed to fight air pollution

    Posted Apr 26th 2006, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... air pollution is expected to dominate much of the chamber's work this year. Former secretary of the Hong Kong Port and Maritime Board and career civil servant Alex Fong Chi-wai declined ... Dennis Eng Small- and medium-sized enterprises are being targeted in a voluntary scheme to control the amount of pollutants expelled by local businesses. The Clean Air Charter, initiated ...

  4. Clearing air

    Posted Apr 17th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong's leading electricity supplier issued more main pollutants last year because it used dirtier coal (despite using more natural gas and less coal overall). How can CLP Power solve its pollution problem? Share your views: write to us ...

  5. Green vehicles now?

    Posted Mar 25th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... If switching to less-polluting trucks and buses will reduce the roadside air pollution in Hong Kong, should the government force the city's operators to replace their old vehicles? Share your views and write to us ...

  6. HK wins top marks as business centre, but warned on pollution

    Posted Jun 13th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to MasterCard Worldwide and the study's lead researcher, said air pollution subtracts from Hong Kong's quality of life indicators, a large part of the liveability index. 'Unfortunately, ... Amanda Price Hong Kong ranks as the world's top 'business centre' and fifth in the world among cities in global commerce, according to the latest results of the 2007 ...

  7. Business sentiment hit hard by pollution

    Posted Dec 14th 2006, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng 84pc of companies surveyed see HK's poor air quality as a serious problem Business leaders are increasingly concerned about Hong Kong's deteriorating air quality, ... at the time had been signed by only 500 local companies. The charter, part of a campaign to improve air quality, was launched a year ago by the chamber and the Hong Kong Business Coalition ...

  8. US executives being driven out by pollution

    Posted Sep 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... pollution. What the survey shows is that most executives in Hong Kong want to see progress in this critical quality of life issue.' Eighty-four per cent said air pollution was the most important ... Danny Mok Nearly 60 per cent of American Chamber of Commerce members say their companies are likely to invest in places other than Hong Kong because of the city's pollution, a survey ...

  9. talk back

    Posted Mar 12th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... wrote on March 6 to Talkback that the government should target smoky diesel vehicles instead of petrol and LPG vehicles to reduce roadside air pollution. The government has been taking strong ... in pre-Euro diesel vehicles with effect from next month. Hong Kong's vehicle emission and fuel standards are on a par with those of the European Union. As a result of these measures, the roadside ...

  10. Business - Companies - POINT OF LAW

    It's a case of buyer beware if moving into the mainland

    Posted Oct 31st 2012, 12:00am by JUSTIN WILSON, Sun Hong

    ... Justin Wilson and Sun Hong For any transaction there must be no question that what is bought is what was actually bargained for, warn partners at Norton Rose It's a case of buyer beware if moving into the mainland How well do you know and understand the target company ? It is important at the outset to understand what it is that you are buying and to ensure that you ...




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