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  1. Nuclear industry is safest way to make electricity: spokesman

    Posted Jun 16th 2010, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... with regards to nuclear testing and peaceful use of nuclear energy in power stations. 'Nuclear power is easily the safest way of generating electricity on any large scale. In some 14,000 ... turns turbines to produce electricity. It also has multiple safety systems. Nuclear power plants have extensive security measures to prevent sabotage, and reactor containment buildings ...

  2. XD Electric shares fall in Shanghai debut

    Posted Jan 29th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Daniel Ren in Shanghai China XD Electric's shares slipped below their initial public offering price on their trading debut yesterday, the first A-share company to suffer ... 'Investors were very disappointed with the bad first-day performance by XD Electric and many of them are expected to withdraw their funds from the stock market,' said West China Securities ...

  3. Chaos as electrical fault cripples Kwun Tong line

    Posted Dec 09th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Kang-chung MTR breakdown forces thousands into taxis, buses Thousands of commuters were thrown into chaos for hours last night when damage to an overhead power cable brought MTR train services to a halt from 7.30pm. The breakdown on the Kwun Tong line ...

  4. Dongfang Electric slides on tremor damage

    Posted May 17th 2008, 12:00am by Kandy Wong

    ... Kandy Wong Shares of Sichuan-based Dongfang Electric Corp fell 14.33 per cent to HK$25.70 yesterday after the company said its steam turbine factory was seriously damaged by Monday's earthquake. The stock plunged as much as 20 per cent during the day, its steepest drop since 2001. The company's Shanghai-traded A shares remained suspended. Dongfang Electric said ...

  5. HK Electric's 6.5pc increase sparks call for an overhaul

    Posted Dec 17th 2004, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang Hongkong Electric, the power supplier for Hong Kong and Lamma islands, will raise prices by an average of 6.5 per cent next year. CLP Power, which serves Kowloon, the New ... CLP's decision to cancel its rebate and Hongkong Electric's decision to raise tariffs,' Democrat Fred Li Wah-ming said at Legco's economic services panel meeting. 'The ...

  6. Tourists in Thailand take to the Segway

    Posted Jan 26th 2004, 12:00am by Carolyn Ong

    ... and fight traffic congestion. The Singapore transport authority is testing a list of environment-friendly, unconventional vehicles including the Segway, the Think Neighbor electric buggy by Ford ...

  7. Power duo defend the regulatory status quo

    Posted Apr 19th 2005, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang Deregulation leads to higher costs and poorer service, firms warn, as first phase of public consultation draws to a close Hong Kong's dominant electricity suppliers ... CLP Holdings and Hongkong Electric the world's highest power-sector returns because, critics contend, it encourages over-investment. Setting out the parameters of a new system, and its ...

  8. False signal caused blackout at airport

    Posted Jun 26th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... promised to upgrade its electricity supply system to prevent a repeat. In a report submitted to the Legislative Council yesterday, the authority told the economic services panel that the power ... and has promised to introduce backup measures as soon as possible to prevent another failure from stalling the power distribution system. The authority formed a taskforce with electricity company ...

  9. Government plans to make e-polluters pay

    Posted Jan 20th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lai Ying-kit Following the success of last July's plastic bag levy, the government is proposing major changes to the way the city handles discarded electronic and electrical ... be added to the price of new electronic and electrical appliances. This charge would cover the treatment cost when the goods are disposed of, in line with the 'polluter pays' principle. ...

  10. Detained Gome chief hires top legal firm

    Posted Sep 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Naomi Rovnick

    ... Naomi Rovnick Wong Kwong-yu, the founder of Gome Electrical Appliances Holding, is stepping up his efforts to recoup control of the mainland's second biggest home appliances retailer ... was incarcerated, the fallen tycoon has been fighting with the board of the company he founded in 1987. Wong, who owns 32.5 per cent of Gome Electrical and resigned as its chairman in early 2009, has ...




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