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  1. Climate caps don't work for China

    Posted Dec 07th 2009, 12:00am by Cary Huang, Shi Jiangtao

    ... that China, the world's top carbon emitter, is unwilling to sacrifice economic growth as part of any deal to curb greenhouse gases. China scored political points late last month when it announced ... there's much political sparring over who should and shouldn't be bearing the brunt of cuts, China's position is grounded in simple political and economic reality: caps on emissions would ...

  2. Beijing may lower goal for curbing pollution

    Posted Nov 19th 2010, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... The targets will be officially unveiled in March during the annual National People's Congress session. ... as saying. Dr Chen Sai, another researcher at the centre, confirmed the reported targets, saying they were based on comprehensive studies of the country's environmental capacity and economic ...

  3. Letters

    Posted Nov 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is what is happening with the URA. Katty Law, Central Delta force can fight recession Many people in Hong Kong and Macau have been through previous economic slumps including Sars, so you would think the Pearl River Delta region would be the best place in the world to weather this financial storm but there seems to be an absence of co-operation. History has shown it is better to face ...

  4. Taiwanese alarmed at increase

    Posted Mar 05th 2009, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... the defence policy of President Ma Ying-jeou. 'Ma Ying-jeou thought his policy to engage China would earn peace from Beijing, but he is thinking from only the positive side,' Democratic Progressive Party spokesman Cheng Wen-tsan said. 'As a leader, he should evaluate from both the negative and positive sides before formulating any policy towards China,' he said, referring ...

  5. Letters

    Posted Feb 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... be that this new system will eventually prove itself and show itself to be better than the old and relatively rigid system. But why should we suffer for the sake of economic changes? I want to make ... to experience other regions' cultures. Cultural relics regarded as worthless by economists are, in fact, hidden gems that can contribute to the economic growth of Hong Kong. For instance, Cheung ...

  6. Why get upset over call to love one's country?

    Posted May 17th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... but it should not sway the government's decision to make the footage longer. The broadcast is meant to nurture people's patriotism, not dissimilar to the Clean Hong Kong and blood donation ... 30,000 children in Africa alone. It is preventable. The Make Poverty History campaign, whose symbol is a white wrist band, has so far attracted the support of at least 2.7 million Britons. About ...

  7. Seeds of a clean, green city...

    Posted Sep 01st 2004, 12:00am by Clifford Coonan

    ... and help promote sustainable development in Beijing and China.' The Olympics committee says priority is being given to environmental protection in the planning, design and construction of Olympic venues and facilities. Judging by the progress already made, these claims are entirely credible, but the environment in Beijing is still poor. China's remarkable economic growth has ...

  8. US, China need to talk about things they can do

    Posted Jul 30th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in Asia rankles China. Neither matter was directly discussed in the strategic and economic dialogue. What did feature were the global economy, diplomatic and security issues and climate change. ... The possibility of tension between China and the US is ever-present. Differences on a host of issues lurk just beneath the surface; as has been repeatedly shown, the smallest misstep can ...

  9. Will new national energy agency be just another toothless body?

    Posted Feb 01st 2010, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... and broad policy purview. Some overseas media has highlighted the unusual fact that the commission has included a deputy chief of staff from the People's Liberation Army, the minister of state ... to seriously affect people's lives. Recently the mainland has experienced mini energy crises when power demand soared after major snow in the north or hot weather in the south. As usual, energy ...

  10. Green visions don't mean a cleaner future

    Posted Feb 21st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that local authorities should no longer view environmental regulations as an irrelevant nuisance in the quest for economic growth. China's environmental degradation problem is of long-standing, and has severe economic consequences that are only now being recognised by the government. A few years ago, the World Bank estimated that environmental damage costs China 8 to 12 per cent of gross ...




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