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  1. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Premier Li Keqiang offers to help end Pakistan's energy crisis

    Posted May 23rd 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... generation a priority, Premier Li Keqiang said, as Islamabad seeks to end an energy crisis that causes power cuts of up to 20 hours a day and brings the economy to a near standstill. Li arrived ... the central and western parts of China and Pakistan," he said. Reuters, Agence France-Presse Premier offers to help end Pakistan's energy crisis ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Study offers an energy saver for policymakers

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 06:32am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Study offers an energy saver for policymakers With the right policy tools to lower growth in power demand, Hong Kong could reach its emission targets without resorting to a major shake-up of its energy mix, a recent study has found. The study was based on a decision-making model developed by Dr Maria Francesch-Huidobro, of City ...

  3. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    US and China collaborating on clean energy projects

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 05:18am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Washington Fear of global warming has sparked a surprising collaboration, with China and the US working together on a number of clean-energy projects Rivals trying to clear the air The threat of climate change is driving China and the US- frequent rivals and the world's two largest greenhouse-gas emitters- to collaborate on dozens of potential clean-energy ...

  4. News - World - SECURITY

    Chinese government-linked cyberspies 'targeted Iraq experts amid crisis'

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 04:17am by WASHPOST

    ... increasingly turned to the Middle East to fuel its energy needs. China surpassed the US as the world's largest net importer of petroleum and other liquid fuels last September, according to the US Energy Information Administration. In Iraq, China is a major oil investor. "It wouldn't be surprising if the Chinese government is highly interested in getting a better sense ...

  5. News - World - BRITAIN

    London transport crisis could spark new riots, commissioner warns

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 09:58pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in London Riots fear over London transport crisis London could see riots again unless more trains and buses are provided at affordable fares for the poorest communities as the population soars, the city's transport commissioner has warned. He said the city would face "overwhelming" overcrowding on its congested transport networks by 2030 without urgent ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    With transparency, China can lead world in safe nuclear power

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 04:42am by SCMP Editorial

    ... are claimed to be some of the world's most advanced. Just 2 per cent of energy needs are being met by nuclear, but plans are for output to triple by 2020 and increase more than tenfold by 2050. These aims are in stark contrast to the developed world, where reactor construction has all but stalled. The 2011 Fukushima crisis has damaged the global image of nuclear power; public opposition ...

  7. News - World - SPAIN

    Spanish King Juan Carlos expresses 'energy and hope' in times of crisis

    Posted Jan 06th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Madrid Spanish king expresses 'hope' in times of crisis Spain's King Juan Carlos said he had "energy and hope" to continue ruling in his first public interview in more than a decade, after a year blighted by scandals. "I am on good form, with energy and above all hope to move forward and face the challenges we have ahead, ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    The true extent of China's energy crisis

    Posted Oct 03rd 2012, 12:00am by SHUJIW YAO, DAN LUO

    ... to develop non-fossil-fuel sources or another ambitious renewable energy target. While commendable, these promises risk masking the true extent of China's future energy crisis- and its gloomy ... Shujie Yao and Dan Luo Shujie Yao and Dan Luo say nation must rely on coal for now, which is bad news for the environment Energy-hungry China won't find it easy to go green despite ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Ukraine crisis a reminder to West that biggest threat is from Russia, not China

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 12:04pm by G. BIN ZHAO

    ... G. Bin Zhao G. Bin Zhao says triangular global order, including China, creates stability Ukraine crisis a reminder to West of threat from Russia American political risk expert Ian Bremmer ... "pivot to Asia" is based on the premise that China is now its biggest adversary. The Ukraine crisis could be seen as Russia's counter-response to the idea of a G2 and the US pivot. ...

  10. Business - Companies - FUNDRAISING

    Powerlong Real Estate eyes 1.5b yuan from notes as Kiu Hung Energy bond deal flops

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 10:43am by Langi Chiang

    ... Langi Chiang langi.chiang@scmp.com Kiu Hung Energy Holdings has failed to raise HK$112 million through convertible bonds, while developer Powerlong Real Estate Holdings said on Thursday ... on Wednesday, it said in a filing with the Hong Kong stock exchange. The energy firm originally planned to issue 280 million shares to six or more investors, representing 16.62 per cent of the enlarged ...




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