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  1. In Baghdad

    Posted Aug 10th 2003, 12:00am by Alex Price

    ... In Baghdad by Paul McGeough Allen&Unwin $125 Paul McGeough and other foreign journalists who stayed - not necessarily willingly - for the duration of the Iraq war tried their best to report the truth amid bullets, bombs and massive propaganda campaign ...

  2. Cleaning up diesel emissions

    Posted Dec 04th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... actively promoting bio-diesel during the past five years. By 2005 these countries hope to achieve an average usage of 5-8 per cent of bio-diesel in diesel engines. Can Hong Kong speed up ... One major source of air pollution in Hong Kong is the diesel engines of trucks plying between Hong Kong and Guangdong. Over 12,000 trucks cross the border daily. When they return from ...

  3. Diesel smugglers using twin tanks

    Posted Sep 28th 2003, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... and container trucks bringing in illicit fuel. The trade in illicit fuel is a highly profitable business. Diesel is priced between $3.50 and $4.20 a litre on the mainland, but more than $11 in Hong ... Four-wheel-drive station wagons and jeeps fitted with extra fuel tanks are being used to smuggle illegal diesel into Hong Kong. The Customs and Excise Department has identified more than ...

  4. Sinopec Zhenhai expects stable earnings margins

    Posted Aug 27th 2003, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... year. UBS has raised concerns that the company's profitability could be undermined once the refined-oil market is opened to imports and increased competition. Import quotas for gasoline and diesel are set to be abolished in 2005. BNP Paribas Peregrine head of China research Eva Chu Wen-yee said Sinopec Zhenhai would also face indirect pressure from the liberalisation of the retail ...

  5. Titan provides one last challenge for oil veteran

    Posted Jul 14th 2003, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... tankers for $115.89 million and entered the oil transportation and trading business. It moves crude oil to the mainland and sources fuel oil - such as diesel and gasoline - from the Middle East, ... companies and lease them when finished. Q: Iraq - the world's second largest oil reserve holding country - will gradually increase its oil production, will it pose a threat to the price of oil? ...

  6. Why not biodiesel?

    Posted Dec 12th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... average of 5 per cent of biodiesel usage in diesel-engine vehicles. Why are Hong Kong government officials at odds with the rest of the world? Why does our government want to discourage the use ... of particulates, but will increase the emission of nitrogen oxides (NOx) compared with pure ultra-low-sulphur diesel (ULSD). This statement is totally misleading and cannot have come from Dr Liao herself. ...

  7. SmarTone chief says price isn't everything

    Posted Oct 27th 2003, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... services, and added more minutes of usage to all its customers. It also launched new data services for its 'SmarTone In', including games, music and email. The price cutting, coupled ... BEN KWOK Local mobile operators had to increase the quality of their services rather than compete purely on price if they were to carve out a long-term future, according to SmarTone ...

  8. SmarTone chief says price isn't everything

    Posted Oct 27th 2003, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... of their services rather than compete purely on price if they are to carve out a long-term future, according to SmarTone Telecommunications chief executive Douglas Li. He argued that his rivals were blindly driving prices lower rather than rolling out new data services and differentiating themselves with the quality of their product. His assertion flies in the face of SmarTone's own ...

  9. Rising computer usage keeps HK near top of IT league table

    Posted Dec 12th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter The number of households possessing a computer continued to grow this year, keeping Hong Kong as one of the highest ranking cities in information technology usage despite ... of people bought online this year, even though that marked a significant increase from just 4.9 per cent a year ago. More surprising was the low level of internet usage by business. Just 54.8 per ...

  10. Low usage crimps AsiaSat's first half

    Posted Aug 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... First-half earnings at Asia Satellite Telecommunications Holdings (AsiaSat) came in below expectations, as capacity utilisation rates for its satellites dropped due to a sluggish economy. AsiaSat yesterday said first-half profit fell 14.1 per cent to $240 ...




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