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  1. Business - Economy - JAKE'S VIEW

    Hong Kong doesn't need Morlocks from the Delta to fix labour woes

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 03:51pm by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... that an economy based on services alone would constitute putting all its eggs in one basket. In constant price terms, manufacturing continues to account for 25 per cent of Singapore's gross domestic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1434083/hong-kong-doesnt-need-morlocks-delta-fix-labour-woes
  2. Letters

    Posted Oct 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the time, therefore, at a much lower fuel/air ratio than 1:14. At idle, it pumps out only about one-tenth of the pollutants pumped out by a gasoline or LPG engine. And when switching off a diesel ... of the factors that have to be taken into account, if the opposite effect of switching off during short stops is to be avoided. In switching off the gasoline engine (which private cars are required ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/610092/letters
  3. Letters

    Posted Jan 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... is in Hong Kong. While one solution seems obvious enough- to finally ban diesel-guzzling buses and other dreadfully inefficient cars, trucks and taxis- political expediency and business pressure seem ... regulation on maximum vehicle speeds on busy inner-city roads and air-conditioning usage are needed. There is nothing more frustrating than seeing a double-decker bus zoom as fast as possible between ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/991236/letters
  4. Guangdong testing scheme to limit businesses' water usage

    Posted Jun 20th 2006, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... The plan was contained in a document on water usage limits, written by the Guangdong government's Water Resources Department, Development and Reform Commission and Economic and Trade ... overall economic development.' The document took more than two years to complete, using sample surveys from various industries and households in urban areas. It listed the water-usage quota ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/553496/guangdong-testing-scheme-limit-businesses-water-usage
  5. Guangdong tests plan to limit water usage

    Posted Jun 20th 2006, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... The plan was contained in a document on water-usage limits, written by the Guangdong government's Water Resources Department, Development and Reform Commission and Economic and Trade ... development.' The document listed the water-usage quota for 133 industries and 336 industrial products in the province. The study also found that average water use per person in Guangzhou amounted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/553497/guangdong-tests-plan-limit-water-usage
  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Delta air quality improves, but roadside pollution worse in Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 30th 2013, 12:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... 210 in Central. Kwong urged the government to speed up a phase-out of dirty diesel trucks. Some HK$10 billion has been earmarked to compensate truck operators under a plan to remove up ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1226266/pearl-river-delta-air-quality-improves-roadside-pollution-worse-hong
  7. Investors on the money

    Posted Aug 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... People in Hong Kong are considered savvy investors with considerable investment knowledge. Just look at the number of investors hanging around brokerages checking stock prices on an hourly ... usage. In terms of overall financial literacy, Hong Kong scored 71 index points- alongside Australia and Singapore- following closely behind Taiwan and New Zealand who tied for first place ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1014179/investors-money
  8. Chilling message from TVB Jade on National Day

    Posted Oct 04th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by them. They deserve no less. PAUL SURTEES, Mid-Levels Tax diesel, not cars The letter by P.A. Crush 'Raise tax on cars' (October 3) omits some key points. It is not car ownership that causes air pollution, but car usage. Higher tunnel tolls, parking charges and fuel prices have already pushed me back to the excellent MTR service. London and Singapore show how road pricing can ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/518932/chilling-message-tvb-jade-national-day
  9. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Threat to 'green' incentive scheme for ship owners

    Posted Sep 19th 2012, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... Keith Wallis keith.wallis@scmp.com Red tape could scupper incentives for vessels to switch to low-sulphur diesel while in Hong Kong 'Green' scheme for shipping bosses in peril A government incentive scheme to encourage shipowners and operators to switch to low-sulphur diesel, while their vessels are docked in Hong Kong could be sunk because of red tape. The three-year ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1040118/threat-green-incentive-scheme-ship-owners
  10. Letters

    Posted Mar 18th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Let's use more bio-diesel for environment In many places, as in Hong Kong, a considerable amount of public transport uses diesel fuel. However, in countries like Germany and France the diesel fuel that is sold at petrol stations must contain at least 5 per cent bio-diesel. This is manufactured mainly from vegetable oil. It is a pity Hong Kong does not have regulations ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/708931/letters

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