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  1. HK Electric issues counter-proposal

    Posted Apr 04th 2006, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang Power supplier Hongkong Electric Holdings has dismissed the government's key proposals to reform the scheme of control regulatory regime, instead submitting a 230-page ... 'The proposed reductions in the term and rate of return introduce an unacceptable level of regulatory risk and are likely to disincentivise investment,' Hongkong Electric managing director ...

  2. Cheaper bills

    Posted Dec 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The restaurant trade and lighting and electrical appliance shops on Hong Kong Island have said Hongkong Electric's tariff cut of 5.9 per cent is too small. Do you think these firms have a point? Write to us. ...

  3. Talkback

    Posted Aug 29th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... are a timely clarion call towards awareness and concern for nature's bounty of forests in Hong Kong. I applaud Hongkong Land's plan to green Central. I hope other developers and property owners will follow its example. One thing to remember is that the introduction of non-indigenous species to Hong Kong can create problems. I hope Hongkong Land has consulted botanists before ...

  4. UN refugee work highlights how lucky Hongkongers are

    Posted Aug 21st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... believe that many people in the developing countries are living without sufficient electricity and water,' she said. 'Hong Kong people live in a satisfactory environment, which we should ...

  5. letters

    Posted Oct 12th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The military parade and the pageantry held at Tiananmen Square in Beijing were very impressive. Hong Kong was a British colony for many years, and most Hongkongers are very westernised. Although Hong ... country. Alma Lai Electric cars pose a few problems The Hong Kong government is going to buy at least 10 Mitsubishi electric vehicles called iMiEV. Each will cost about HK$490,000, which includes ...

  6. Reaching out to 'hidden' elders

    Posted Nov 20th 2010, 12:00am by Wilson Lau

    ... As Hongkong Electric's 'CAREnival for the Elderly' programme enters its third year, 300 mature volunteers have been recruited to reach out to their peers who live alone ... district. According to Sing, the programme was originally launched to raise awareness of the government's monthly electricity-charge subsidy scheme, introduced in September 2008. 'Hongkong ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    HK must fast-track switch to electric buses

    Posted Aug 13th 2012, 12:00am by THOMAS LONDON

    ... Thomas London says Hong Kong is overlooking a ready-made opportunity to improve air quality- it should catch up with the latest technology in electric buses being developed and produced ... is unusual among developed-world cities both in the poor quality of its air and the many easy opportunities to cut pollution. Replacing the city's ageing diesel-powered bus fleet with electric ...

  8. Hotel's power may be cut if electricity bill left unpaid

    Posted Jul 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Danny Mok and Jolie Ho The Macau New Century Hotel and its casino could go dark as soon as today if they fail to pay their electricity bill- the latest fallout from a bitter dispute ... Office, in an attempt to help prevent an disruption from damaging Macau's image as a tourist destination. Another electricity bill for a similar amount for the June charges would also ...

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    Expect 'overwhelmed' Hongkongers to find voice at Sunday's election

    Posted Sep 07th 2012, 12:00am by Christine Loh

    ... Christine Loh Christine Loh says Hong Kong people's disquiet over mainland influence on society is likely to shape the results of Sunday's Legco election Under pressure Can Hong Kong take more visitors? The answer depends on who you ask. The tru ...

  10. You can't pull the political wool over Hongkongers' eyes

    Posted Jun 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... presenting a proper case for reform is a substantial matter that leaves a sense of unease. Hongkongers are distinctly unimpressed by politicians and very sceptical over political posturing. Thus, ... to make a case for the astuteness of Hongkongers, the argument would be incomplete. But compelling evidence is to be found in many other ways. During most of the colonial period, locals had little ...




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