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  1. China Southern banks on fleet expansion

    Posted Mar 30th 2011, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... to Japan made up just about 3 per cent of the airline's income. Separately, Xi called a new cap passed by the European Union on aviation emissions as 'unacceptable, unjust and unfair'. The new legislation would penalise any airline entering EU countries' airspace if they failed to meet the new emission standard next year, which is set at 97 per cent of the average ...

  2. Mainland dams accused of carbon credit scams

    Posted Apr 07th 2010, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Under what is known as the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) of the Kyoto Protocol, industrialised countries can support projects that decrease emissions in developing countries and then use the resulting emission reduction credits towards their own reduction targets. But International Rivers says the CDM is 'failing miserably and is undermining the effectiveness of the Kyoto ...

  3. Stock exchange must not let standards slip

    Posted Feb 11th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by Standard Chartered, sold the IPO to investors, and the company listed a cast of Wall Street and City of London luminaries as advisers and investors. The embarrassment does not arise from the latest ... That should include upholding internationally accepted market standards. ...

  4. Corsair Capital hires former Standard Chartered chief

    Posted Aug 12th 2010, 12:00am by Naomi Rovnick

    ... Naomi Rovnick Former Standard Chartered chairman Mervyn Davies has become a partner at Corsair Capital, an American private equity fund that specialises in buying stakes in banks. Davies ... of Corsair's advisory board. He resigned as Standard Chartered chairman in January last year, when he became a life peer, was elevated to the House of Lords and appointed Britain's trade ...

  5. State train makers under fire for poor standards

    Posted Nov 28th 2009, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih A senior rail official has criticised the quality and safety standards of the mainland's growing fleet of high-speed trains, a serious blow for the country as it fast ... to maintain high safety awareness and quality standards- as if they were 'close to the abyss, skating on thin ice or sitting on pins and needles'. Off the rails Recent examples of problems ...

  6. Magazine's new team face uphill battle to maintain standards

    Posted Nov 10th 2009, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Al Guo and Raymond Li Caijing magazine's new editorial team will have a tough job maintaining quality and regaining the confidence of readers and advertisers following the departure of its founder, Hu Shuli, along with most of the staff of its busine ...

  7. Fiat signs Chongqing engine deal

    Posted Aug 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Kandy Wong

    ... and SAIC-Iveco Hongyan Commercial Vehicle. The central government in September last year said that it encouraged the use of diesel engines to help vehicles meet the Euro IV emission standard. Many commercial vehicles are upgrading their standards by using diesel engines. Apart from developing the commercial vehicle business, Fiat said in August last year that it would establish a joint venture ...

  8. Residential sales to net $5b for Asia Standard

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

    ... Foster Wong Asia Standard International Group expects to cash in $5 billion from sales at six residential property projects over the next three years. The property investor said it would ... Peak Road developments. Mr Fung expected them to generate more than $2 billion. Asia Standard on Tuesday reported a net profit of $202 million for the year to March, from a loss of $142 million ...

  9. PCCW aspires to another standard

    Posted Apr 19th 2005, 12:00am by Georgina Lee

    ... Georgina Lee PCCW has been silent on its plans for WiMAX, but it is difficult for the company to hide its obvious interest in the technology. Case in point was the little-noticed announcement in 2003 that PCCW was one of the several telecoms firms worldwi ...

  10. Comac to unveil first buyers of C919 aircraft

    Posted Sep 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... consumption. The C919 is aiming to achieve a 10 per cent reduction in fuel consumption and a 50 per cent cut in carbon dioxide emissions, compared with the same type of existing aircraft. Major ... in the C919- a standard model with a flying range of 4,075 kilometres and a long-range model that will cover 5,555km. As of the second quarter, there were almost 1,400 airplanes in use on the mainland, ...




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