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  1. Business - China Business

    Beijing Development up 4.1pc on plans for waste-to-energy venture

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 01:07pm by Eric Ng

    ... waste incineration amounting to 1,800 tonnes, and the fermentation of 400 tonnes of food waste a day. The formation of the [joint venture] with Lvhaineng represents an attractive opportunity ... Eric Ng eric.mpng@scmp.com Shares of Beijing Development (Hong Kong), the information technology and waste treatment unit of state-backed energy-to-brewery conglomerate Beijing ...

  2. Business - China Business - INVESTMENT

    US legislative risk looms for expanding Chinese firms

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 03:58am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... Smithfield Foods last year. "The Obama administration has made a major push this year to promote foreign investment in the US. I believe they would oppose any legislation that would have ...

  3. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    EPD needs a Plan B for waste management

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 12:46am by Howard Winn

    ... acceptance within the community. Another plan the department has tried to flick away is the idea of garburating food waste at source and putting it through the sewage system. This would eliminate 40 ... shows [food waste disposal] has no detrimental effect and probably has an overall beneficial effect on nutrient removal." Have you got any stories that Lai See should know about? E-mail ...

  4. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Incinerators are not the only way to deal with household waste

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 01:14am by Howard Winn

    ... the bureau's attention was drawn to the possibility of dealing with food waste at source by using garburators to pulverise it, enabling it to be poured down the drains and into the sewage system. This method is particularly appropriate for Hong Kong as its food waste is between 70-90 per cent water. Clear the Air chairman James Middleton has spoken to three engineers who say this is a feasible ...

  5. News - China - TECHNOLOGY

    Baidu's 'smart' chopsticks take stab at food safety

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 08:17pm by Adrian Wan, James Griffiths

    ... Adrian Wan in Beijing and James Griffiths Tech giant says prototype can warn diners if food made with 'gutter oil' Baidu takes stab at food safety with chopsticks They're thin, smart and possibly a weapon in the war for food quality control on the mainland. Search engine Baidu yesterday unveiled a prototype of a pair of smart chopsticks that the company said ...

  6. Business - Companies - EQUITIES

    ELL shares slip early, IPO prospectus warns of “significant decline” in profits

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 10:56am by Toh Han Shih and Sandy Li

    ... Toh Han Shih and Sandy Li ELL sheds some IPO gains on profit alert ELL Environmental shares slid over 7 per cent at the close yesterday after it warned of a "significant decline" in profits this year. The mainland waste water treatment firm ended 7.45 per cent down at 87 HK cents, just above its session low of 86 HK cents. It listed on the main board of the Hong Kong stock ...

  7. Business - Companies - EARNINGS

    McDonald’s August sales hit by China meat scandal

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 10:23am by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in New York Sales at McDonald’s restaurants dropped in August, hurt by a food-safety scandal in China and heavy competition in the US, the company said on Tuesday. The US fast-food giant said global comparable sales fell 3.7 per cent in August, bigger than the 2.5 per cent decline in July. “During August, McDonald’s global business faced several headwinds ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - THE VIEW

    Bureaucratic meddling the bane of business world over

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 09:44am by Stephen Vines

    ... are notoriously hardened regulation warriors, have recently lifted the battle stakes by imposing new rules on restaurants with a fait maison, or homemade, food law, supposedly designed to promote fresh food. Restaurants will have to tell customers whether they make dishes from scratch, if a dish contains any element of pre-prepared content or if it has been modified, say, by marination; if so, ...

  9. Business - China Business - EARNINGS

    Want Want profit rises 3.5pc as China Foods’ losses shrink 56pc

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 03:36pm by Sophie Yu

    ... on-shelf visibility of products through accelerated coverage and diversified display. The firm’s three key product segments – rice crackers, dairy products and beverages, and snack foods – respectively accounted for 16.4 per cent, 53.3 per cent and 30.1 per cent of total revenue. Meanwhile, China Foods, the edible-oil and beverage unit of the mainland’s largest food importer ...

  10. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Government needs to rethink its waste management policy

    Posted Jan 04th 2014, 01:56am by Howard Winn

    ... cent of Hong Kong's waste that goes to landfills is food waste and is between 70 and 90 per cent water. Clear the Air chairman James Middleton has spoken to three engineers who say it is perfectly feasible for food waste to be shredded at source using garburators and disposed of down the drain and handled by the Stonecutters water treatment plant, which is currently operating at 50 ...




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