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  1. KCRC's trade-hub project rejected

    Posted Nov 20th 2004, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai and Ernest Kong Rezoning sought for Hunghom and Tsim Sha Tsui East A plan to turn Hunghom and Tsim Sha Tsui East waterfront into an international China trade hub was rejected by the Town Planning Board yesterday. The Kowloon-Canton Railway Corporation wanted to rezone the area between its building at the Tsim Sha Tsui promenade and the Hong Kong Coliseum to build ...

  2. Lift spending on education and let parents lead

    Posted Feb 18th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The corporation is reviewing the size, locations and materials of the advertisements to improve visibility. The corporation will continue to work tirelessly to ensure that both our railway services and construction work achieve the highest possible safety standards. GRACE LAM, general manager-corporate affairs, Kowloon-Canton Railway Corporation ESF's service record I refer to the letter ...

  3. KCRC on right track as transit developer

    Posted Dec 15th 2003, 12:00am by Joseph Lo

    ... it was built by the government and granted to the Kowloon-Canton Railway Corporation, as was the Light Transit Railway in the New Territories. Until West Rail, the KCRC concentrated on running those ... Joseph Lo The completion of West Rail marks the KCRC's transformation from a passive railway operator into a developer of modern transport networks, a senior executive said. West Rail ...

  4. Controversial oil refinery relocated to Zhanjiang

    Posted Aug 12th 2009, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... city's eagerness to embrace the huge project, experts said yesterday. Mainland oil giant Sinopec said on Monday that the proposed US$9 billion joint venture with the Kuwait Petroleum Corporation ... is expected to be operational by the end of 2013. Commenting on the choice of Zhanjiang, Thomas Chan Man-hung, head of Hong Kong Polytechnic University's China Business Centre, said it was chosen ...

  5. Old paradox means China's efficiency target won't help

    Posted Mar 09th 2011, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... of Beijing's policy platform over the next five years. To add substance to his promise Wen announced a specific target: by 2015 China will reduce the amount of energy it burns to produce each unit of economic output by 16 per cent. The greens were cheered because China is a desperately inefficient user of energy. According to official figures, in 2009 China burned the equivalent of more than ...

  6. Lai See

    Posted Jun 21st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... style, a cunning plan ripped to shreds. opaque transparency China's valiant attempts to enhance transparency and corporate governance are getting off to a slow start. Or so it appears to our ... companies release information in a fair manner to investors, and conference sponsors included the China Securities Regulatory Commission and Bank of New York. Our reporter was confronted by a Bank ...

  7. Pace of permafrost melt sparks railway worries

    Posted Jul 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... The railway was completed in 2006 amid widespread concerns over technological difficulties, including the unstable permafrost layer. Authorities said then that billions of yuan had been spent dealing ... exacerbating soil erosion and resulting in desertification. An academy study in 2006 warned that the melting of permafrost- at an accelerated pace- might destabilise the railway in 10 years. ...

  8. Corporates pushing eco-friendly initiatives

    Posted May 30th 2008, 12:00am by Victoria Burrows

    ... institutions thinking beyond daily business practice is HSBC, the world's first bank to go carbon-neutral. Teresa Au, head of corporate sustainability Asia-Pacific region at HSBC, said the firm ... are then processed in Hong Kong. Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts is raising environmental standards in the global hospitality industry with its wide-ranging corporate social responsibility activities. ...

  9. Letters

    Posted Feb 12th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fuel surcharges boost Cathay's bottom line I note with some amusement that the letter by James Barrington, Cathay Pacific's director of corporate development ... to further boost corporate profits. James Palmer, Kennedy Town Green solution for city's waste I wish to respond to Bernard Chan's article ('Can we dispose of our growing waste ...

  10. Consider raising the corporate profits tax

    Posted Nov 04th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Amid all the talk about widening the tax base and reforming salaries tax, why the deafening silence regarding corporate profits tax? The government trumpets financial recovery (that is, more business and corporate profits), but says nothing about getting corporations to share the wealth they have obtained from workers. Instead, we are told to get ready for a sales tax on goods ...




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