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  1. Smog in Guangdong worst since founding of people's republic

    Posted Jan 17th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... meteorological bureau. A bureau report reviewing the atmospheric state of Guangdong last year said the average number of smoggy days reported was 75.5, the highest since 1949 when the People's Republic of China was founded. It also revealed that some inland cities which had been relatively free of smog had started to report an increasing number of smoggy days. In Hong Kong, smog last ...

  2. China cuts quota for rare earth exports

    Posted Dec 30th 2010, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... against the United States and Japan in the political arena, with the latter increasingly seeing China as a threat. Premier Wen Jiabao publicly rejected this view in October. There are 17 rare ... Eric Ng China has slashed export quotas for rare earths, setting the stage for further trade tensions with its major trading partners. Rare-earth prices are set to rise further after ...

  3. After felling crime figures, Bo Xilai turns to planting trees

    Posted Mar 19th 2010, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... the mainland's top anti-graft official, praised the crackdown, but that was at an informal event two days before the National People's Congress meeting. In Zhou's case, the security tsar made ... effect in the face of recent setbacks. Of the nine sitting members of the Politburo Standing Committee, only He Guoqiang and Zhou Yongkang, who rank the eighth and ninth, have voiced support ...

  4. Green agency to score and rank listed companies

    Posted Feb 26th 2008, 12:00am by Eric Ng, Shi Jiangtao

    ... it will subject listed companies to annual performance assessments, complete with a score and ranking system. The announcement follows a decision last summer in which the watchdog said it would ban ... public offerings have been blocked by SEPA until their failings are rectified. They include China Coal Energy, which completed its Shanghai listing last month, and Zijin Mining Group, which ...

  5. Pollution-cutting target in jeopardy, warns watchdog

    Posted Nov 19th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Zhou

    ... Martin Zhou in Beijing The mainland continues to face a grim, uphill battle against environment deterioration despite improvements this year, according to a high-ranking official ... a position in these sectors, to curb future growth and to encourage technological breakthroughs to cut back existing pollution,' Mr Zhang said. 'Otherwise, our overall plan [of emission ...

  6. Watchdog set up to stop rampant illegal conversion of farmland

    Posted Jul 25th 2006, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... their land by 2010. The central-government-funded land watchdog will be headed by the minister of land and resources. A full-time deputy chief inspector of vice-ministerial rank will also ... government is worried about China's grain security due to the rapid loss of farmland. In a separate report posted on the same government website, an unidentified Ministry of Labour and Social ...

  7. Climate caps don't work for China

    Posted Dec 07th 2009, 12:00am by Cary Huang, Shi Jiangtao

    ... there's much political sparring over who should and shouldn't be bearing the brunt of cuts, China's position is grounded in simple political and economic reality: caps on emissions would ... that China, the world's top carbon emitter, is unwilling to sacrifice economic growth as part of any deal to curb greenhouse gases. China scored political points late last month when it announced ...

  8. Inspectors claim initial success with land laws

    Posted Jun 25th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... People's Congress vice-chairman Sheng Huaren admitted local governments were not totally complying with central government efforts to fight the malpractices in land management laws, and some wanted corrective measures to end. 'We found that... there was a common desire among officials- in eastern, central and western China- to sell farmland seized from farmers,' the report to the NPC ...

  9. Cautious welcome to pollution drive

    Posted Jan 12th 2007, 12:00am by Priscilla Jiao, Shi Jiangtao

    ... All-China Environmental Federation, the country's biggest environmental non-governmental organisation, said it was unlikely there would be a positive result in the war on pollution without ...

  10. Environmental watchdog lashes out after spill

    Posted Jul 15th 2010, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... by the government. Wang Canfa, a law professor at China University of Political Science and Law in Beijing, said the blueprint might have only a minimal impact on the country's grave heavy metal ... by the ministry and China Securities Regulatory Commission, enterprises in heavily polluting industries must seek environmental approval before listing and are subject to regular scrutiny afterwards. ...




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