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  1. Public funds for conservation 'unsustainable'

    Posted Sep 24th 2007, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Using public money to buy historic buildings is not a sustainable conservation policy, an Antiquities Advisory Board member said yesterday. Greg Wong Chak-yan said the government ... on the conservation of the 71-year-old King Yin Lei mansion. ...

  2. Conservation measures to lead attack on power usage

    Posted Dec 27th 2007, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee Beijing targets energy-intensive industries, coal pollution The mainland pledged to enhance its much-criticised energy efficiency by putting forward various conservation ... management has resulted in higher energy consumption per unit of GDP.' To promote conservation, it stresses that the mainland should try to develop hi- and new-tech industries and set strict ...

  3. Rural body proposes conservation fund

    Posted Jun 14th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai The Heung Yee Kuk has proposed setting up a conservation fund- partly financed by the proceeds of land premiums- to settle land disputes in the New Territories involving ... conservation. 'The kuk and the landowners have been demonised and badmouthed for a long time and accused of not supporting protection of the environment,' Mr Cheung said. 'This has ...

  4. Time to take energy conservation bull by the horns

    Posted Aug 08th 2005, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... Wang Xiangwei While the rest of the world frets about China's expanding economic influence on the international stage, its booming economy is running out of fuel. Literally. During the past few weeks, the Pearl River Delta region- one of the mainland ...

  5. Support for energy conservation

    Posted Mar 06th 2005, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng in Beijing An industry leader yesterday echoed Premier Wen Jiabao's call for energy conservation to ensure the mainland's sustainable development, but others dismissed concerns that the nation faces an energy crisis. Mr Wen allocated a full page of his 49-page Government Work Report at the National People's Congress session to conservation and the best use ...

  6. Boutique hotel the best solution for mansion's conservation

    Posted Aug 17th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... As the public is increasingly concerned about conservation, the developer has the social responsibility to explore and demonstrate creative approaches that could respond to conservation needs. ... in tourism and increasing demand for luxury hotel rooms, converting the elegant mansion into a stylish boutique hotel is perhaps the most balanced approach which meets both conservation ...

  7. Conservative rides high on S Koreans' hope for change

    Posted Dec 17th 2007, 12:00am by Andrew Salmon

    ... In the first of a three-part series on Korea's presidential election, Andrew Salmon looks at the 'economy first' policies of frontrunner Lee Myung-bak Conservative candidate ... But this is not the impression one gets from the powerful conservative press. The top three dailies, all with circulations of more than 2.5 million, have been rabidly anti-Roh. The president has even complained publicly ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Pressure grows to conserve energy

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

    ... US$30 billion, prompting greater urgency to conserve and find replacement fuel, according to the chief of an industry association. Total imports of crude oil, petrochemical raw materials ... to encourage conservation of energy and resources, after Premier Wen Jiabao outlined policy directions in his work report to the National Peoples Congress last week. Unit fuel consumption of heating ...

  10. Accepting the drawbacks to heritage conservation

    Posted Feb 05th 2007, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai More than half of opinion leaders are prepared to accept negative aspects of heritage conservation. Responding to an SCMP/TNS survey, 61 per cent said increased government spending on heritage conservation was acceptable. Fifty-six per cent were prepared to accept lower revenues as a result of more sites being protected. And 54 per cent said they would accept lower ...




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