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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

    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 ...

  3. News - World - ENERGY

    New biofuel production method may not require crops at all

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 09:29pm by Reuters

    ... an assessment on whether the process can become commercially viable. "I emphasise that these are just laboratory experiments today. We haven't built a device," Kanan said. "But ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Business - China Business - ENERGY

    Opportunities glimmer through China's toxic smog

    Posted Jan 01st 2014, 04:17am by Reuters

    ... the problem, creating a growing market for companies that can help boost energy efficiency and lower emissions. "Recently, we haven't been able to make products fast enough to keep up ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. News - China - ENERGY

    China cuts gas supply to industry as shortages hit

    Posted Nov 06th 2013, 03:23pm by Reuters

    ... “They haven’t got contracts for full gas supply and they know they are at risk of being turned off.” ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Business - Commodities - ENERGY

    ENN to continue push into vehicle gas market

    Posted Aug 28th 2013, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... yuan fair value valuation loss on a US$500 million convertible bond issued earlier this year, pre-tax profit would have risen 26.7 per cent. First-half gas sales rose 22.8 per cent year-on-year ...




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