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  1. Business - China Business

    Briefs, November 16, 2012

    Posted Nov 16th 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... Beijing slashes ceiling on retail petrol prices The central government cut the ceiling on retail petrol prices by 310 yuan a tonne and diesel prices by 300 yuan a tonne, effective yesterday. While different regions have slightly different prices, the cuts represent a 3.1 per cent fall in petrol prices and a 3.2 per cent reduction in the price of diesel in Beijing. The cuts ...

  2. Rural taxi drivers seek surcharge as fuel prices soar

    Posted Mar 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Taxi operators in the New Territories have renewed their calls for the introduction of a fuel surcharge in the face of rising LPG prices. Sixteen groups protested at the government headquarters in Admiralty yesterday, demanding the surcharge on top of regular fares once the price of LPG reaches a threshold. They want a surcharge of HK$1 if LPG costs HK$5 to HK$5.99 ...

  3. Fuel surcharge proposed

    Posted May 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Dennis Chong dennis.chong@scmp.com Lawmakers yesterday urged the government to consider adding a fuel surcharge to taxi fares to help drivers when prices go up as an alternative to the full-scale price increase proposed for this summer. Cabbies oppose an increase in the flag-fall fare of HK$2 to HK$2.50, which they say will not help them as they believe taxi owners will push up ...

  4. Another fuel price cut gives refiners hope

    Posted Jul 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to be rolled out later this year that would benefit loss-making oil refiners. The petrol retail price was to be cut by 420 yuan (HK$515) a tonne from midnight last night and that of diesel pared by 400 ... to petrol and 4.6 per cent on diesel. Under the pricing system which began in 2008, domestic fuel prices 'can be adjusted' when the moving average of global crude oil prices over a 22-day ...

  5. Higher fuel prices, jams slow mainland car sales

    Posted Apr 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The government raised fuel prices last month, increasing the benchmark retail price for petrol by 44 fen (54 HK cents) per litre and that for diesel by 51 fen. A litre of petrol now costs more than ... Sophie Yu sophie.yu@scmp.com Mainland car sales dropped 3.4 per cent from a year earlier to 4.8 million units in the first quarter as buyers were deterred by higher fuel prices and traffic ...

  6. Business - Companies - RESULTS

    CLP may raise fees amid earnings squeeze

    Posted Aug 15th 2012, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... prices and an impairment loss of HK$644 million incurred by flooding in the southern state of Victoria, which crippled three of the four units at the Yallourn Power Station in June. CLP said ... the next 12 months, given the dwindling supply from the Yacheng gas field, which has been the source of natural gas for CLP over the past two decades. "The new gas prices will be three times ...

  7. Power Assets expects lower fuel charges

    Posted Jul 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Eric Ng eric.mpng@scmp.com Power Assets, a unit of tycoon Li Ka-shing's flagship Cheung Kong, (Holdings), says a recent fall in coal prices will help relieve customers' burdens, ... ago. Power Assets raised power prices by 6.3 per cent at the start of the year- pared from the 8 per cent it originally sought, following a public outcry. Yesterday, it said softening fuel ...

  8. Briefs

    Posted Jun 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to two Cantonese Opera performances in the Grade II listed building, which began life as a cinema before being converted into a venue for traditional opera. Price of petrol gets cheaper Fuel company Shell cut Hong Kong petrol prices starting this morning. Shell FuelSave and Shell V-Power are now priced HK$15.99 per litre and HK$16.93 per litre respectively, both down by HK$0.30 per ...

  9. Saving energy 'the only solution'

    Posted May 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Cheung Chi-fai and Denise Tsang As gas prices rise and utilities strive to cut emissions, consumers must save energy or see their power bills rise by more than half by 2015, an energy specialist has warned. Professor Tso Che-wah said higher natural-gas prices and greater use of gas to generate cleaner power were inevitable, and the best thing consumers could do to reduce ...

  10. Power bills will soar for years

    Posted Feb 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Hongkong Electric also said yesterday that it expected increasing fuel prices to put pressure on tariffs in the next year. ...




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