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  1. Renewal body offers more incentives

    Posted Nov 20th 2007, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... years- one of four measures announced by the Urban Renewal Authority yesterday to encourage support for its plans. In addition, owners of flats being redeveloped will be offered first pick of new ... to give up her shop. 'The compensation offered by the Urban Renewal Authority is less than the estimate by the surveyor I hired. I just want to find another shop of similar size in the same ...

  2. In Brief

    Posted Nov 13th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Small site in MongKok going on the block The Urban Renewal Authority has invited 21 developers, to tender for a small-scale residential development on Reclamation Street in Mongkok. The project is expected to yield a gross floor area of about 51,800 square feet for residential and commercial purposes, or about 66 residential units, according to the authority. Truly's profit ...

  3. Mainland to push solar energy schemes

    Posted May 28th 2007, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... costs down, according to a policymaker. Shi Lishan, director of the renewable energy bureau at policy-setter National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), told an energy conference over ... solar,' Mr Shi said. The central government plans to make renewable energy account for 16 per cent of the country's total energy consumption by 2020 from 7.8 per cent last year, as part ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Technology can tackle urban challenges

    Posted Sep 21st 2012, 12:00am by JIM HAGEMANN SNABE

    ... By 2030, this will swell to almost 5 billion, or about 60 per cent of the estimated global population of 8 billion, with urban growth concentrated in Africa and Asia. The fastest population growth ... IT of factories in urban areas can reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve air quality, aiding sustainability goals. Smart grids and smart metering of electricity can improve efficiency. Better ...

  5. Data centres urged to use renewable energy

    Posted Apr 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Adrian Wan adrian.wan@scmp.com Energy-guzzling technology companies should start using renewable power to drive their data centres, and the government can help by setting up ... their power usage will have a very significant impact in the offline world.' He suggested the government set up the infrastructure for wind and solar power and sell renewable energy ...

  6. Lawmakers renew push for internet cafe regulations

    Posted Jun 12th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng The government is under pressure to consider introducing a licensing system to regulate internet cafes after lawmakers passed a motion yesterday seeking such a system. The Legislative Council's home affairs panel said it was unhappy with a r ...

  7. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS

    Tapping the ocean's inexhaustible store of solar and lunar energy

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 12:00am by Tom Yam

    ... of all the world's freshwater rivers combined. And just as rivers are dammed to generate hydroelectricity, the ebb and flow of the tides can be harnessed to produce clean, renewable energy. ...

  8. In Brief

    Posted Apr 25th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... will be contributed by the Urban Renewal Authority and the Housing Society. Secretary for Development Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor said the programme was expected to start next month, creating about 10,000 jobs ...

  9. Renewed economic confidence to drive revenue recovery

    Posted Jan 06th 2004, 12:00am by Carolyn Ong

    ... and the Semiconductor Industry Association predicts revenue of US$163 billion for last year and $195 billion for this year. Fuelling this resurgence is renewed economic confidence and consumers are going out ...

  10. Revived Hua Hong NEC renews listing plan

    Posted Nov 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... Mark O'Neill in Shanghai The NEC Corp's semiconductor joint venture in Shanghai plans to list in Hong Kong next year following a turnaround in business and a new company strategy. Hua Hong NEC, founded in 1997 as China's first 200-millimetr ...




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