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  1. DuPont to open solar power research centre

    Posted May 06th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Joshua But Research on solar power will be launched in Hong Kong next year in a bid to provide renewable energy for the region, after the first Shenzhen-Hong Kong technology partnership ... time, the Shenzhen government will provide land and other facilities to support the development and manufacture of solar power products, according to the project plan. Neither government would ...

  2. Green power helps blow away spectre of a new dark age

    Posted May 01st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... With a constant wind blowing from the sea, each turbine can generate power for up to 250 families. However, the outdated policies of the power market limits the installation of turbines and even solar panels, another renewable-energy source. Parties wanting to install them face a complicated application process, and being turned down. Hong Kong's two power companies have only thought ...

  3. Blanc de Chine party lures power players

    Posted Apr 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Vivian Chen Luxury fashion brand Blanc de Chine demonstrated its clout when Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen showed up at its party to celebrate the opening of its new boutique in Prince's Building. The cocktail party, held next door at the Mand ...

  4. Power leaks

    Posted May 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... in adjusting to nascent electoral politics and the media. Top civil servants have continued to wield power and influence in government. The introduction of a ministerial system of political appointment ... are divided. Some consider administrative officers too powerful and monopolising of the policy scene, but others perceive their power as being eroded by the emerging political appointees and elected ...

  5. Young people being misled by power-hungry pan-democrats

    Posted Apr 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... they get what they want- power for themselves. They have split into groups and are quarrelling among themselves. Every new group raises a new leader. What is that but dictatorship in the making? ...

  6. Pan-democrats told to boost bargaining power

    Posted Aug 13th 2010, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... vice-chairman Alan Leong Kah-kit said. Leong, who stood against Donald Tsang Yam-kuen in 2007, urged pan-democrats to increase their bargaining power by winning as many seats as possible on the Election ... functional constituency seats for the district councils. He said the pan-democrats should not give away their veto power on constitutional issues in the legislature - for which they will need 24 ...

  7. Obama's inauguration shows the power of genuine democracy

    Posted Jan 15th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... On Tuesday, we will witness the inauguration of Barack Obama as the 44th president of the United States. This happens at a time when Hong Kong is still electing its chief executive through a small select circle of the rich and famous. I will only have tim ...

  8. A taste of power

    Posted Mar 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Regina Ip

    ... in Hong Kong, where elected politicians have yet to find out what it is like to be in power and what it takes to deliver. Local politicians jump at every chance to bash the government, to increase ... and face the consequences in 10 years? Maybe, maybe not. But you have to start training them and giving them a taste of what it's like to be in power. I can only assume that the government had ...

  9. Power policy

    Posted Oct 14th 2005, 12:00am by Christine Loh

    ... with Exco and the respective offices of the chief secretary and financial secretary. This civil service position will in many ways be more powerful than that of the director. This may mean ... political system is to have some restraining measures within the powerful executive-led structure. Thus, Exco reform must be judged on whether it will enable the independent 'outsiders' ...

  10. More power expected at district level

    Posted Sep 14th 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai, Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung and Chloe lai The government wants to attract young and talented people to improve local administration and tap public's pulse District councils are likely to be given stronger powers in the hope of attracting more young political talent into their ranks, government sources say. The government is also expected to appoint all 529 councillors to the election ...




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