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  1. In Brief

    Posted Jun 16th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... opportunity for HK Mainland demand for talent, especially in the booming financial services industry in Beijing and Shanghai, is one of the biggest business opportunities for foreign and Hong Kong ...

  2. Eco Park can give much-needed boost to HK's recycling industry

    Posted Mar 16th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... over three years to run the recycling centre. This may not seem like much, but it sends a message to the public that the government is determined to develop the recycling industry in Hong Kong and is willing to offer financial help to firms willing to get involved in recycling. Some critics argue that the recycling industry is not sustainable in Hong Kong, but I disagree. I think the daily ...

  3. Recycling red tape needs to be cut

    Posted Oct 14th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In the wake of the financial crisis the government named six industries that would form new pillars of a more diversified local economy. They are expected to feature prominently in the chief executive's policy address today. One of them was the environment. In the light of this, the construction of the new Eco Park at Tuen Mun for recycling industrial waste seemed ...

  4. The power to work some more green magic

    Posted Jun 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Allowing some market space for the wind turbine industry to grow, Beijing brought about market opportunities and financial incentives to support research and development, to help the industry ... The international financial institution was trying to persuade nations to invest more in renewable energy. This time, the target was China; it tried to convince Beijing to include wind turbines in its ...

  5. Grape glut threatens vineyards with ruin

    Posted Jun 08th 2006, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... Nick Squires in Sydney A wine glut in Australia is so severe that a multimillion-dollar bailout is needed to protect hundreds of small vineyards from financial ruin, the industry has ... largest wine firms will hold a crisis summit in Melbourne tomorrow. They will discuss imposing a compulsory levy on the industry to raise A$60 million to compensate growers for not picking ...

  6. No end in sight to solar industry's woes

    Posted May 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... by poor industry policies or weak demand. The overcapacity was created by the manufacturers and their financiers,' he told a panel discussion. 'It's a danger we warned the industry ... to relax lending to companies in the solar industry, many of whom are reporting widespread losses, tight cash-flows and rising interest expenses. 'It is difficult to say when oversupply ...

  7. Financial gain, not science or politicking, key to trawling bans

    Posted Jun 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and professor at the University of Hong Kong, admitted that some nations might find the financial demands difficult to justify. 'Certainly in some countries it's harder to have a ban than ... HK$1 billion would return HK$2.5 billion in fishing and leisure industries over 25 years. 'It's not just some kind of sunk investment where you sink a few hundred million dollars ...

  8. Incentive possible for waste plan

    Posted Feb 05th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Kang-chung Managers of industrial and commercial buildings could be offered financial incentives to join a waste-separation scheme to be launched later this year, according ... of the estates in the scheme had built rubbish storage and materials-recovery rooms on each floor. 'We are working to extend the source-separation programme to industrial and commercial ...

  9. Heavy industrial polluters to be refused bank loans

    Posted Jul 06th 2007, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... in unruly industrial polluters, with 'green loans' and other economic incentives to be introduced soon, state media reported. The State Environmental Protection Administration ... laws and regulations would not be able to get loans from banks or other financial institutions, he said. Companies that had received loans would be asked to return the money if they were found ...

  10. Flower power blossoms in corporate world

    Posted Jan 20th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... shrubs and annual plants throughout every district. The distinct improvement in the economy over the past few years has also had a major impact on the industry. 'Because... the financial ... Susie Gyopos THE HONG KONG horticulture industry not only provides blooms to individuals wishing to spruce up their homes, but also serves commercial clients who understand that flower ...




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