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  1. China 'open to' binding carbon cuts

    Posted Dec 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Shi Jiangtao in Beijing jiangtao.shi@scmp.com China's climate chief says the country is 'open to negotiations' on its acceptance of a legally binding target on carbon emission cuts- a move analysts said provided impetus for the long-deadlocked global climate talks. Despite mounting calls from developed countries and poor developing nations, China ...

  2. China pushes opening of power grid

    Posted Sep 19th 2005, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng Electricity regulator considers alternatives to supplier-led development as oversupply of generation capacity looms China's power regulator is supporting a test scheme that, if adopted, would open electricity generation to a wider range of players, allowing small independent operators to sell into the centrally administered distribution grid. The pilot project is planned ...

  3. Openness crucial to nuclear safety

    Posted Jun 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... China has no alternative but to develop nuclear power to pick up more of the energy load to drive rapid economic growth. But in addition to coping with the risks of nuclear energy, ... approved 'in principal' a five-year safety plan, prompting speculation that the ban would soon be lifted. And, within days, China National Nuclear Power Company, the country's ...

  4. Beijing opens door on climate transparency

    Posted Nov 24th 2010, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao in Beijing China's top climate official has dismissed criticism that the success of global climate talks hinges on Beijing's willingness to be more transparent about its domestic emissions reduction efforts. 'China has absolutely no problem on the issue of emissions transparency,' Xie Zhenhua, deputy director of the National Development ...

  5. Beijing pressed to open up on grain stockpiles

    Posted Nov 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the state-owned China Grain Reserves Corporation (CGRC) to oversee the nation's grain reserves. The amount kept in reserve has traditionally stayed a state secret. But more and more researchers ... to be released on stockpiles and production to reduce volatility in the food market. 'This has involved some work with China as well, because traditionally China didn't reveal as much ...

  6. Zhejiang dam gates open for first time since 1999

    Posted Jun 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Will Clem in Jiande, Zhejiang will.clem@scmp.com Sluice gates were opened at the Xinan River Reservoir in Zhejiang for the first time since 1999 yesterday morning as floodwaters came close to overflowing the dam. Three of the dam's nine gates opened shortly after 9.30am, releasing some 2,800 cubic metres of water per second into the river system. The authorities estimated it would ...

  7. Plant stays open as riot police deployed

    Posted Aug 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... oil trader told Reuters a complete shutdown of the plant, which is one of China's largest paraxylene producers and contributes two billion yuan (HK$2.44 billion) in tax revenue ...

  8. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    China environment ministry accused of passing buck on project approvals

    Posted Jun 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... projects", the China Youth Daily reported. Calling the plan a "pollution formula", Li Bo, a senior adviser to the environmental advocacy group Friends of Nature, said it could eventually ... be disastrous," Li said. Similar opposition even exists within the ministry. Deputy minister Pan Yue openly challenged the proposal to hand over such powers at a ministry meeting, a source close ...

  9. Beijing reneges on pledges to open to public scrutiny

    Posted Apr 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... but it has done little to help a public yearning for greater openness. 'As a lawyer on environmental rights, I haven't found the regulation on information disclosure helpful because key ... reserve, authorities insisted the information requested was not covered by the regulation. Professor He Bing, a public policy expert at China University of Political Science and Law, said ...

  10. Legal threat opens new debate over spill in Jilin

    Posted Mar 07th 2006, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao in Beijing Tensions have escalated between northeastern provinces after fishermen in Heilongjiang said they planned to sue a Jilin petrochemical plant for losses caused by a toxic spill in the Songhua River last year. During a National People ...




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