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  1. Spotlight on green alternatives

    Posted Mar 28th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for the 'premier green building event' in Asia-Pacific. The fourth GreenBuild Asia-Pacific Conference and Tradeshow at the Mira Hotel, from May 17 to 19, will also feature government and industry ... and green development of Hong Kong, and we look to the pool of expertise at GreenBuild Asia-Pacific to help us articulate green initiatives.' ...

  2. Airline fuels progress

    Posted Jan 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Thai Airways became the first airline in Asia late last year to operate a commercial passenger flight using biofuels during a test run from Bangkok to Chiang Mai with passengers on board. It took place a day after the airline conducted its inaugural biofu ...

  3. Plugged into future of power

    Posted Oct 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... that clean technology has become such a hot career prospect for engineers. 'There's no way to believe this is just a fad,' says Kevin Yu, Asia Pacific director for electric car firm Tesla Motors. 'Not if you believe oil prices will continue to go up, not if you believe the technology will only continue to get better.' Asia Pacific will be the growth engine ...

  4. Apec grows 'green'

    Posted Nov 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Cary Huang in Beijing cary.huang@scmp.com Leaders of the Asia-Pacific region agreed this week to cut trade tariffs to 5 per cent or less on 'environmental' goods, to help speed ... over sovereign debt in the euro zone and frequent natural disasters in the Asia-Pacific region. Against the backdrop of a grim economic climate, the regional leaders ditched the Asia-Pacific ...

  5. Province is drying up

    Posted Sep 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to plant one million trees in the Asia-Pacific region. So far, they have planted 817,000. Of the one million trees, the company expected to plant 33,000 at their Qianan wind farm in Jilin. ... CLP's Young Power Programme, which hosted a 10-day green tour for teenagers from Hong Kong, Nanning in Guangxi province and India. Most of Jilin's grasslands have turned into sandy deserts. ...

  6. Things they said

    Posted Jan 21st 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and development in the Asia-Pacific region and in the world.' 'I also wish to tell you that companies registered in China are given national treatment. In terms of innovation products, ... enormous economic opportunity. We want to sell you all kinds of stuff. We want to sell you planes, we want to sell you cars, we want to sell you software...' 'As the two largest energy ...

  7. In the air

    Posted Apr 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cathay Pacific Airways has called on the International Air Transport Association to set up an emissions-trading scheme for the airline industry that could be applied globally. What's your view? ...

  8. Apec should produce more than just fluff

    Posted Sep 10th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation grouping should be a community, its 21 nations working together to improve the lives of the region's people. Instead, its annual forum has ended with watered-down agreements and discord, proving right the critics who contend it is just a talk-shop. Apec, with the world's two foremost economies, the US and Japan, and two of its fastest-growing ...

  9. In Brief

    Posted Jul 29th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Dragonair denies wing part fell off in flight Dragonair last night denied a report that a wing part had fallen off one of its Airbus planes on a flight from Tokyo to Hong Kong. It said the damaged part had been removed during routine maintenance. The deni ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Chance to host Formula E electric car race missed as pollution soars

    Posted Mar 10th 2013, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... car race snubbed as air pollution soars As pollution levels approached the worst ever recorded in Hong Kong, the government has snubbed a bid to bring one of the world's most ... Department told people to limit their activities on busy streets as roadside air pollution was severe. But the bad news did not end there. Formula E Holdings, promoter of the Formula E Championship ...




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