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  1. Pressure grows to conserve energy

    Posted Mar 14th 2005, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... ERIC NG in Beijing China has chalked up an oil and petrochemical trade deficit of more than US$30 billion, prompting greater urgency to conserve and find replacement fuel, according ... To address energy security concerns, Beijing is expected to implement more measures this year to encourage conservation of energy and resources, after Premier Wen Jiabao outlined policy directions ...

  2. Conservation fight looms over Soko Islands

    Posted Jul 12th 2006, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang Diving site reported to be favoured for natural gas terminal The government prefers the Soko Islands, a favoured diving site south of Lantau, as the site for power generator CLP Holdings' planned liquefied natural gas terminal- setting t ...

  3. Heritage bid to protect oldest home on The Peak

    Posted Oct 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com Government heritage advisers are considering upgrading the historic rating of the oldest surviving residence on The Peak to stop owner Hutchison Whampoa from demolishing it. Members of the Antiquities Advisory Board agreed at a ...

  4. Results

    Posted Dec 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Today Interim: Asia Commerical Holdings, China Grand Forestry Resources Group Final: China Sciences Conservational Power AGM: Henderson Investment, Henderson Land Development Tomorrow Interim: China WindPower Group, Hanison Construction Holdings AGM: Esprit Holdings ...

  5. Developers wary over Bayside site

    Posted Aug 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Yvonne Liu yvonne.liu@scmp.com Developers are expected to bid conservatively for the tender of a residential site in Tsuen Wan West, despite the site's location on the waterfront ... think developers will bid conservatively because new housing supply will increase significantly in 2015 and interest rates may begin an upward cycle. The investment risk for the winning bidder ...

  6. Business - Companies - ENVIRONMENT

    Merchants step up protest over Cathay Pacific's shark fin cargo ban

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 12:00am by JOANNA CHIU

    ... products." The spokeswoman said the ban was based on a report from the International Union for Conservation of Nature, a forum for governments, NGOs, scientists, business and local communities to solve conservation challenges. "The report provides compelling evidence that the majority of shark fishing is incompatible with our position on sustainable development," she said. ...

  7. Shanghai Industrial to make a splash

    Posted Jun 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to allow a gradual increase to reflect the resource's scarcity and meet treatment costs, as well as to promote conservation and recycling. Shanghai Industrial has two operating units in its water business- a 54.6 per cent stake in Singapore-listed Asia Water and a 47.5 per cent stake in General Water of China, a joint venture with China Energy Conservation Investment. Zhou said ...

  8. MTR Corp sites attract 12 bids from developers

    Posted Jan 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to be conservative, given weak market sentiment. An MTR spokesman said the larger site, Bayside, drew four bids, while the smaller one, Cityside, attracted the other eight. Sun Hung Kai Properties and Cheung ... and professional services at Knight Frank, said it was a good sign that the tender could attract four or five consortiums to bid. 'But I suspect their offers will be conservative because the mood ...

  9. Property - Hong Kong & China - LAND SALE

    Cheung Kong's aggressive bid for Tsuen Wan site boosts sentiment

    Posted Aug 15th 2012, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... previously as there was investment risk in the property market. Developers worried whether new housing policies would affect the market and this turned them conservative in making major investments ... not automatically imply that developers would become more aggressive in land acquisitions. "It depends on the quality of sites. Developers will remain conservative as there is plenty of land," he ...

  10. Number of big deals down by half

    Posted Oct 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of such deals shrank 75 per cent to HK$1.96 billion in the third quarter, from HK$8.1 billion in the second quarter. 'Potential buyers of luxury residential property turned more conservative ... of various sectors but will be conservative in making their moves.' ...




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