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  1. 'Green GDP' too difficult to measure, says National Bureau of Statistics' chief

    Posted Jul 13th 2007, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao National Bureau of Statistics chief Xie Fuzhan yesterday openly rejected the term 'green GDP', casting further uncertainty over Beijing's long-delayed efforts to calculate the huge environmental cost of its dazzling economic growth. 'We are researching how to calculate the cost to the environment and resources, such as water, land and forests, but we ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/600347/green-gdp-too-difficult-measure-says-national-bureau-statistics-chief
  2. Culture bureau to inspire vision

    Posted May 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and departments to generate an environment friendly to artistic creativity. They also wanted the new bureau to review the existing arts funding mechanism and distribution of resources. Having the right ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com A new culture bureau must have a vision of cultural development, foster the growth of the arts, safeguard creative freedom and never function ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1000317/culture-bureau-inspire-vision
  3. Environment chief is least popular minister

    Posted Oct 17th 2007, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... Jimmy Cheung Environment minister Edward Yau Tang-wah remains the least popular government minister, a University of Hong Kong opinion poll shows. Just 19 per cent of 1,008 people polled ... rating of the 12 bureau chiefs. Just 25 per cent of respondents had confidence in her, down four points from last month. The survey has a margin or error of plus or minus 4 per cent. Only two ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/611903/environment-chief-least-popular-minister
  4. Power figures not fiddled, says official

    Posted Aug 14th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Shi Ting The National Bureau of Statistics yesterday defended itself against accusations it has manipulated economic data to satisfy the central government's need to show a moderating economy. More than a few eyebrows were raised when the bureau on Tuesday published the country's monthly industrial output data for July, which showed a drop in power generation. The growth ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/466514/power-figures-not-fiddled-says-official
  5. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted May 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In the report 'Change Times Square deed: critics' on C3 yesterday, the Times Square spokesman should have been quoted as saying management was talking with the Development Bureau, not the Commerce and Economic Development Bureau. The error was introduced in the editing process. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/635986/corrections-clarifications
  6. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted Apr 08th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In the report headlined 'TV firms switched off to recycling, says green group' on City 3 yesterday, the Commerce and Economic Development Bureau's comments should have read: 'There was no evidence to suggest many people were dumping their old TV sets for high-resolution models.' ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/632898/corrections-clarifications
  7. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Kindergarten fees to rise by 4.3 per cent, Education Bureau announces

    Posted Aug 28th 2012, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... next month, the Education Bureau said yesterday. But with a rise of almost 6 per cent already imposed over the past academic year, parents- especially those from middle-income groups- say ... other applications are still being processed by the government, the bureau said. Kindergarten Association president Liu Fung-heung said that the fee increases were necessary. "If fees ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1023769/kindergarten-fees-rise-43-cent-education-bureau-announces
  8. Planned government revamp to add two bureaus, disband one

    Posted Apr 19th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a new transport and housing bureau- formerly the Housing, Planning and Lands Bureau. Also, the Economic Development and Labour Bureau's portfolio on energy will fall under an environment bureau- now the Environment, Transport and Works Bureau- which also will oversee sustainable development. Sources said heritage and conservation also would be under the environment bureau. In all, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/589575/planned-government-revamp-add-two-bureaus-disband-one
  9. Building energy codes get public approval

    Posted May 21st 2008, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong The vast majority of the public supports the implementation of mandatory building energy codes, the Environment Bureau said yesterday. A three-month public consultation was launched in December to gauge the public's views on the measures to improve energy efficiency. Legislation on the new measures will be tabled before Legco next year. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/638376/building-energy-codes-get-public-approval
  10. Red-letter day looms when consumers can turn screw on ham-fisted lenders

    Posted Apr 21st 2005, 12:00am by Louis Beckerling

    ... expeditions for white or positive consumer loan data was agreed by lenders when they began building their positive credit bureau over the objections of privacy campaigners in June 2003. Ironically, the crisis-management moratorium was agreed at the very moment of the bureau's birth, when both bankers and policymakers- who had fought for years to introduce the credit-checking system and bring Hong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/497421/red-letter-day-looms-when-consumers-can-turn-screw-ham-fisted-lenders

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