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  1. Beijing to levy green taxes... in due course

    Posted Jun 06th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with the Ministry of Finance and State Administration of Taxation on a feasible plan. 'An environmental tax is where China's tax reform is heading... we will launch it when the conditions ... that the tax significantly reduces international competitiveness. But with the deepening global economic recession, the central government is not likely to launch the tax any time soon, some analysts ...

  2. Officials should stop saying that subsidy will help low-income families

    Posted Mar 13th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... be subjected to higher taxation to reflect the true environmental cost of its production. Cheap electricity will only lead to waste. The government should stop using the excuse that this subsidy ...

  3. Fishermen plan harbour protest to demand relief

    Posted Jun 20th 2008, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung Fishermen are planning a protest in Victoria Harbour on Saturday week to demand fuel subsidies. The Fishermen's Alliance to Demand a Fuel Subsidy will mobilise about 500 large fishing vessels to sail from waters off Stonecutters Island i ...

  4. Green cities will only bloom once we break gridlock of collective inaction

    Posted Mar 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... at the global level. Witness the gridlocks in international negotiations in Kyoto, Copenhagen and Doha that were mired in mutual blame. With the advanced markets blaming emerging markets as the future ... ambience/context, policies of government, and the architecture or topology of markets. Through their regulation, taxation and enforcement, governments can impose change; academics often propose good ideas ...

  5. Xinao proceeding with 1.5b yuan LNG project in Wenzhou

    Posted Sep 20th 2007, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... weeks ago and sourcing two to three million tonnes of LNG annually for 15 to 20 years, marks the mainland's first LNG import arrangement to charge international prices in a few years. ... on earnings before interest, taxation, depreciation and amortisation shrank 5.91 percentage points to 26.31 per cent, which Mr Cheng linked to a smaller contribution from one-off connection fees paid ...

  6. International Trade Fair on Environmental Protection

    Posted Oct 27th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Date October 27-30 Where AsiaWorld-Expo, Hong Kong International Airport Admission October 27-29, for trade only, no visitors under 18; October 30, open to public Organisers Hong Kong Trade Development Council and Messe Frankfurt (HK) Major exhibit themes/categories Green World Measures, controls and remedy systems and technologies (which includes information and data ...

  7. Wasteful subsidies are not the answer to air pollution or energy price rises

    Posted Dec 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... The debate over the proposed increases in electricity prices brings about an interesting dilemma for a crowded city like Hong Kong, and a situation whose time has come. In fact, if we care about the quality of our air in this city we should applaud the pr ...

  8. Company profile- Huadian Power International

    Posted Jun 11th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Huadian Power International's principal activity is the construction and operation of power plants and other business related to power generation. It owns the entire interests in Zouxian plant, Shiliquan plant, Laicheng plant and Huadian Zibo Power. As of the start of 2006, the total installed capacity in which the group has interests amounted to 8,197.5MW, while the total ...

  9. Company profile- China Power International Development

    Posted Jun 11th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... China Power International Development's principal activities are the generation and sale of electricity, and the development of power plants in China. Last month, it was reported that the Hong Kong-listed arm of the mainland's fifth-largest power company would aim to make its first overseas investment in a power project ths year. The firm revealed it was in talks to invest ...

  10. WWF launches competition to combat subsidy

    Posted Aug 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Sara Yin

    ... Sara Yin Environmental group WWF has launched an energy-saving competition to offset the government's electricity subsidy, which it regards as a polluting policy. Dubbed the 'HK$3,600 Low Carbon Challenge', the WWF Hong Kong will reward ind ...




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