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  1. Electricity firms told to toe the line on emission cuts

    Posted Mar 31st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... requirements, Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen warned yesterday. Mr Tsang also said issues such as whether the city should rely solely on electricity supplied by CLP Power and Hongkong Electric ... and Hongkong Electric yesterday remained firm in their opposition to the market- reform proposals. Both companies warned at a Legco economic services panel meeting yesterday that cutting ...

  2. Public Eye

    Posted Dec 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... for greedy price rises. CLP Power and Hongkong Electric already make billions a year in profits. Tsang wants them to search their consciences. He wants them to behave responsibly at a time when ... the government can do. CLP Power has a monopoly to supply electricity to Kowloon and the New Territories. Hongkong Electric's monopoly covers Hong Kong Island and Lamma. The government does not have ...

  3. Hongkongers need more sports facilities

    Posted Oct 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... proved phenomenally popular. Hongkongers are not couch potatoes. Given a chance, we want to stay athletic and healthy. But these events also show our limited sport resources. The marathon has to use the Western Harbour Tunnel and the Tsing Ma, Ting Kau and Cheung Tsing bridges as the main route. The swim uses the harbour. Hongkongers are demanding better and more sport facilities. ...

  4. What's being said on facebook.com/southchinamorningpost

    Posted Jun 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... but when I go back two days later they have it but the expiration date is within the next five days. On the steep electricity bills at new government HQ in Tamar: Patrick Shu Wing-lee- Turn off ... use and sold for more money for welfare and other purposes. On Britain's diamond jubilee celebrations for Queen Elizabeth: Guy Freeman- As Hongkongers fight for democracy, the British ...

  5. Chief gives assurance to power suppliers

    Posted Aug 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 'I have not heard them say anything' about emissions trading, Mr Tsang said, speaking a day after media reports said CLP Power and Hongkong Electric feared the scheme could lead to Hong ... to help power companies reduce pollution and will not hurt the electricity suppliers' interests, the chief executive said yesterday. Donald Tsang Yam-kuen reminded the two Hong Kong ...

  6. Can this government deliver a perfect 10 for the people?

    Posted Jul 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... administration's agenda- a clear contrast to Donald Tsang Yam-kuen's 10 major infrastructure projects, that many Hongkongers believed had more to do with pleasing our business aristocracy than ... be established with an initial investment pool of, say, HK$200billion. Encourage energy efficiency with a substantial electricity tax that kicks in above a specific consumption level and becomes more ...

  7. No sea too rough for us, Tsang will say

    Posted Jan 25th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in full swing, Mr Tsang hopes to use his Lunar New Year greeting to instil confidence. 'Hongkongers are no strangers to adversity,' he will say, according to an advance copy issued ... executive told Hongkongers to stay confident about the future and that the government would be decisive in facing the challenges ahead. The chief executive's new year message will be broadcast ...

  8. Make every Hongkonger feel at home

    Posted Mar 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... Frank Ching Almost 10 years ago, when Hong Kong was awaiting its handover to Chinese rule with bated breath, Donald Tsang Yam-kuen, then financial secretary, was invited to speak at a panel discussion at the University of California in Los Angeles. The mo ...

  9. Public Eye

    Posted Dec 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to the two electricity companies. Already bursting with billions in profits, they want more. Greed knows no boundaries for them. People are hurting. Inflation is biting them hard. Salaries are mostly stagnant. But CLP Power and Hongkong Electric want to tighten their squeeze. Our numbskull bureaucrats allowed them to make 9.99 per cent profit every year under a monopoly agreement. And our power ...

  10. In a tightspot

    Posted Jan 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... with subsidies and cash offers for Hongkongers. While remembered for its HK$6,000 grant to each permanent resident, the 2011/12 budget was also a potent attack on that persistent income killer: ... non-essential items such as new clothes and cosmetics. She is a typical example of the crushing impact inflation has on the poor. All Hongkongers confront this problem, of course. It shows up ...




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