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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Increases in Hong Kong's electricity tariffs must be kept at reasonable level

    Posted Dec 22nd 2013, 03:50am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Power price rises must be fair The tariff adjustments announced by the two power companies have drawn mixed feelings in the community. Unlike the steep rises in past years, China Light and Power (CLP) is charging 3.9 per cent more in the new year, while Hongkong Electric is imposing a freeze- a pleasant surprise for a public utility. Although the increases ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Supply more details for better debate on Hong Kong’s future energy mix

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 06:24pm by EDWIN LAU

    ... if the mainland grid showed any sign of instability or failure. The consultation document also revealed that, in 2012, Hongkong Electric and CLP Power had reserve margins of electricity capacity of 50 per ... suppliers and develop cost-effective renewable energy for the Pearl River Delta region, including Hong Kong. This may be a good time for Hongkong Electric and CLP Power to see through a wider lens ...

  3. Property - Comment - BRICKS & MORTAR

    Flats for Hongkongers scheme a failure

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 01:09am by Peggy Sito

    ... is unable to help Hongkongers who are priced out of the property market But Secretary for Development Paul Chan Mo-po denied any such move was in the works. Rather than heralding further easing ... for Hongkongers to the exclusion of outsiders could reinforce the growing conflict between local residents and mainlanders. These suggestions will never be confirmed. But even if we do not look ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hongkongers are ill prepared for aftermath of natural disaster

    Posted Nov 19th 2013, 05:07am by EMILY CHAN, CHI SHING WONG

    ... wires may cause electric shocks. The fact that such health risks are overlooked by Hongkongers has been confirmed in a recent study by the Collaborating Centre for Oxford University and CUHK ... Emily Chan and Chi Shing Wong Emily Chan and Chi Shing Wong say Hongkongers are largely unaware of the health risks associated with natural disasters, and that needs to change Unseen storm ...

  5. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Occupy Central is no threat to Hongkong Land's earnings

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 05:16am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp UBS analysts' dire warnings about the protests' potential impact on Hongkong Land tell us more about the investment bank's own earnings Occupy Central is no threat to HK Land's earnings Hongkong Land to be hit hardest by Occupy Central SCMP headline, April 2   I have a sure-win idea for these Occupy Central people. Don't ever occupy ...

  6. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, April 14, 2014

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 04:28am by LETTERS

    ... aged two to six, the opportunity of studying at this popular kindergarten. W. K. Leung, Yuen Long   Electric taxis plug into plans for greener city The Ching Ming festival is a special ... something very encouraging, in terms of future environmental protection- an all-electric taxi. The Hong Kong government's decision to introduce Shenzhen-based BYD Auto's e6 cars onto our ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hongkongers may be unique, but we're not better than others

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 03:33am by Alice Wu

    ... "Hongkonger" and "Hong Kongese" have now been added to the Oxford English Dictionary. That sounds like a big deal: it will help define identity not only for the 7 million people who live ... the Oxford inclusion; one believes that the differentiation will help define Hongkongers as "more civilised", and as people who "respect rule of law and enjoy freedom more" than, ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hongkongers should be able to have a family life and a good career

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 06:28pm by LINA VYAS

    ... who wish to go back to work. But this will only be possible if the private sector implements more extensive family-friendly measures. One survey conducted since 2006 has shown that Hongkongers ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Dictionary listing of 'Hongkonger' is far from being last word on subject

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 03:47am by SCMP Editorial

    ... something to offer for the world's leading authority of the English language, it arouses a great deal of interest. For the first time, the terms "Hongkonger", "Hong Kongese" ... the people felt they were Hongkongers rather than British. The handover has renewed their Chinese identify, though the emphasis on preserving our systems and way of life means many still first think ...

  10. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, April 5, 2014

    Posted Apr 05th 2014, 04:48am by LETTERS

    ... If you look at the framework of liberal studies it covers a variety of disciplines and this helps to broaden students' horizons. Young Hongkongers are often characterised as being lukewarm ... pollution. This is a waste of electricity and it can also affect nearby residents and make it difficult for them to get a good night's sleep. The government has tried to get across the message ...




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