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  1. Pledge made to meet goals over emissions

    Posted Aug 06th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Hong Kong and Guangdong yesterday agreed to study common air-quality objectives and emissions targets beyond 2010. Leaders of the two jurisdictions said the move was aimed ... Huang Huahua, said both parties would strive to meet emissions goals for 2010 agreed to in 2002. The pledges were made at the 11th Joint Hong Kong-Guangdong Co-operation Conference, which ended ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/648057/pledge-made-meet-goals-over-emissions
  2. Green standards laid down for major government buildings

    Posted May 07th 2009, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... sustainable transport, greener buildings and research into green products, to reduce carbon emissions and revive the economy. Secretary for Development Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor said in a written ... certification standard of either scheme. The HK-Beam scheme is under review partly because its assessment places little emphasis on the effect that 'walling' (blocking of ventilation flows) ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/679309/green-standards-laid-down-major-government-buildings
  3. CLP has made significant cuts in emissions

    Posted Oct 06th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to reduce atmospheric emissions. As a result of this fuel diversification, CLP has moved from near 100 per cent reliance on coal to our current position of near equal use of gas, nuclear and coal. The adoption of this strategy, together with improvements in our plants, has resulted in significant emissions reductions from CLP power stations. Between 1993 and 2003, our Hong Kong business achieved ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/473094/clp-has-made-significant-cuts-emissions
  4. Hong Kong must admit skills to keep up standards

    Posted May 05th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... permit. This kind of barrier will prove the downfall of Hong Kong, as it will lower us to the level of local people's professionalism, which in many areas is below the international standard ... to their mainland counterparts. I urge the government to change its immigration policy to make it easier for mainland artists and sportspersons who have reached international standards and have documented ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/499362/hong-kong-must-admit-skills-keep-standards
  5. News - Hong Kong - POLLUTION

    Hong Kong, Guangdong lower pollution reduction targets for 2020

    Posted Nov 24th 2012, 12:00am by Stuart Lau, Li Jing, Emily Tsang

    ... though effective- would have to take into account business concerns. The city would consider phasing out old diesel vehicles and tighten car emissions standards, he said. Melonie Chau ... Stuart Lau, Li Jing in Guangzhou and Emily Tsang Under eight-year plan, HK and Guangdong set separate reduction rates on emissions, which is a departure from ambitious goals set previously ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1089555/hong-kong-guangdong-lower-pollution-reduction-targets-2020
  6. New government must do more to clean up the city's polluted air

    Posted May 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... are quite close to the emissions, including primary gaseous pollutants, that can form ultrafine particulate which can be subsequently aggregated to fine particulate. The current average annual PM2.5 levels are about 250 per cent above World Health Organisation guidelines. I have a number of suggestions for our new government. It must implement stringent emission controls on vehicles ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1000476/new-government-must-do-more-clean-citys-polluted-air
  7. Business - Banking & Finance - COMMENT

    Acquisitions no easy way for Singaporean banks to win in Hong Kong, mainland China

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:38am by George Chen

    ... the final dividend and property revaluation reserve. Analysts say both calculations are correct because the two banks' accounting standards are different. However, as long as the seller ... in Hong Kong through its marketing and branding efforts. But its business still lags behind those of Bank of China (Hong Kong), HSBC, Standard Chartered, Hang Seng Bank (a subsidiary of HSBC) ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1466624/acquisitions-no-easy-way-more-business
  8. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Delta air quality improves, but roadside pollution worse in Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 30th 2013, 12:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... emission standards were tightened, officials said. According to the Hong Kong Observatory, last year there was 20 per cent less rainfall than normal, and 15 per cent less sunshine. The region also ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Clean-ups at power plants and tighter controls on vehicle emissions cited as key factors Delta air quality improves, but HK still a concern Air ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1226266/pearl-river-delta-air-quality-improves-roadside-pollution-worse-hong
  9. HK blamed for most air pollution

    Posted Mar 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong Study contradicts government findings on regional emissions Emissions in Hong Kong cause most of the city's air pollution, a study has found, contradicting government claims that regional sources are mainly to blame. The research by the University of Science and Technology and the think-tank Civic Exchange found that the city's emissions were the main factor ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/586007/hk-blamed-most-air-pollution
  10. Business - Companies - ANALYSIS

    Citic's mega takeover deal comes as win-win for Beijing and Hong Kong

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 01:40am by George Chen

    ... international standards. "Xiaoping told [Rong] three things: you are in charge of all decisions, you find whoever you want to hire and we will help you break and stay away from all administrative ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1458753/citic-takeover-deal-comes-win-win-beijing-and-hong-kong

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