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  1. Business - Commodities - ENERGY

    British Columbia woos LNG investment with low taxes

    Posted May 10th 2014, 01:20am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng eric.mpng@scmp.com Canadian province woos LNG firms with low tax The head of Canada's British Columbia province vowed to offer a more competitive tax regime than Australia ... "We will be very competitive, we will certainly be more competitive than Australia," she said yesterday in response to a question about the province's LNG tax regime, as she ...

  2. Business - Commodities - ENERGY

    CNOOC defends oil rig's operation off Vietnam coast

    Posted May 24th 2014, 01:52am by Eric Ng

    ... with neighbouring nations or international oil firms to avoid conflicts and disruptions, Wang said: "We have always adopted an open policy on cooperation with foreigners, especially given the South ...

  3. Business - Commodities - ENERGY

    Premier Li Keqiang gives nod to nuclear power plants

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 01:23am by Eric Ng

    ... package that will cut taxes for small firms, speed up railway construction in underdeveloped regions and renovate shanty towns. The required share of funds parked by rural lenders at the central ... first mulled in 2007, of the coal-resource tax from a per-tonne basis to one charged as a percentage of sales revenues, should be "deepened". The reform was implemented in Xinjiang ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ENERGY

    CLP to get huge refund from government after tax appeal win

    Posted Apr 25th 2013, 12:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com CLP to get huge refund after tax appeal win The city's largest electricity supplier has won an appeal over tax valuations that might involve hundreds of millions of dollars overcharged by the government. The Lands Tribunal ruling clears uncertainty over a power tariff rebate that CLP Power offers to its users, since the company has been ...

  5. Business - Commodities - ENERGY

    CRP 'has no plans' to play Hong Kong's power game

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 01:11am by Eric Ng

    ... that the city's utilities assets, controlled by CLP and Power Assets, be taken over by mainland entities after the current regulatory regime expired in 2018 to avoid social discontent due to power price ...

  6. News - World - ENERGY

    Google-backed plant in US generates electricity with nearly 350,000 mirrors

    Posted Feb 14th 2014, 09:26pm by AP

    ... on average, to produce a megawatt-hour of power, but that figure is US$261 for solar thermal power, according to 2011 estimates. The figures do not account for incentives such tax credits. Ken ...

  7. News - China - ENERGY

    China avoids US sanctions after cutting back on Iranian crude

    Posted Nov 30th 2013, 09:38am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... Secretary of State John Kerry said in a statement. The top US diplomat also noted that Malaysia, South Africa, Singapore, and Sri Lanka have also avoided sanctions “because they no longer purchase ...

  8. Business - China Business - ENERGY

    China's solar sector bounces back

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 05:59am by Eric Ng

    ... to cover panels made with parts from Taiwan to close a loophole that allowed companies to avoid duties. The US International Trade Commission last month decided there were grounds ...

  9. Business - Companies - ENERGY

    Towngas to spin-off business 'when time is ripe': CEO Peter Wong

    Posted Oct 21st 2013, 03:56am by Anita Lam

    ... business generates the bulk of its income. Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortisation (ebitda), fell 1.3 per cent to HK$4.1 billion last year. That compares with a 9.8 per cent ...

  10. Business - Commodities - ENERGY

    Profit of Power Assets jumps 10pc on overseas operations

    Posted Jul 25th 2013, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... of investment outside Hong Kong as diversification are over. Hong Kong is now a tax-efficient location from which to run a geared, global utility fund," he wrote. Power Assets reported net profit ... million. Profit from mainland operations dropped 15.8 per cent to HK$171 million because of plant maintenance. Power Assets said it would vigorously defend itself against claims by Australian tax ...




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