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  1. Couple keep warmth and light in with yesteryear's resources

    Posted Feb 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... general manager of the county's water plant. 'I don't know when we will have it back today. I hope we could learn from the TV. The problem is, without electricity, there is also ... families in a remote part of the county have been without tap water for days. The county's water pipes were not built to cope with continuous snowfall and many burst in the freezing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/625242/couple-keep-warmth-and-light-yesteryears-resources
  2. Resource tax revamp due

    Posted May 05th 2008, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... said more types of resources would be taxable, including underground water, to curb wastage. The resource tax reform has been under consideration since June last year when mainland media ... Eric Ng The central government will likely launch a long-awaited resource tax reform in this year's second half, including a broadening of the tax base, according to a mainland ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/636435/resource-tax-revamp-due
  3. China Resources sets sights on acquisitions

    Posted Sep 04th 2008, 12:00am by Carol Chan

    ... Carol Chan Red-chip conglomerate boosts war chest after 17pc growth in underlying earnings Red-chip conglomerate China Resources Enterprise is on the prowl for acquisitions after a 17 per ... acquisition opportunities for us as we have plenty of cash and a very low gearing ratio,' said managing director Mark Chen Shulin. Mr Chen said China Resources was in talks with several potential ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/651326/china-resources-sets-sights-acquisitions
  4. Tap water in Guangzhou and Shenzhen fails quality tests

    Posted Sep 05th 2008, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... about the need to protect water resources, mainland media said yesterday. And with many high-polluting and labour-intensive Pearl River Delta factories relocating to less developed areas in the past two years as part of provincial industrial restructuring, environmental experts are concerned more water resources might be contaminated, as rivers run through these areas before reaching ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/651479/tap-water-guangzhou-and-shenzhen-fails-quality-tests
  5. Tap water falls short of standard

    Posted Sep 09th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... about the need to protect water resources, mainland media have said. The China News Service said only 72.5 per cent of tap water in Guangzhou and 94.9 per cent in Shenzhen met provincial ... factories relocating to less developed areas over the past two years as part of a provincial industrial restructuring programme, environmental experts are concerned that more water resources might ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/652032/tap-water-falls-short-standard
  6. When it comes to liquid assets that cost the Earth, have you got the bottle to drink tap water?

    Posted Mar 17th 2008, 12:00am by David Evans

    ... water is having on the Earth's resources. As such, it is the growth in consumption in the developing nations that is causing the most concern for environmentalists. Along with the impact ... David Evans What's up with water? Some consumers are willing to pay up to US$100 for a litre of the stuff in a bottle, in the belief it is healthier than the water that flows freely ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/630241/when-it-comes-liquid-assets-cost-earth-have-you-got-bottle-drink-tap-water
  7. HK waters overfished by 30pc, report says

    Posted Sep 04th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Sustainable level is urged for catch Hong Kong waters have been over-fished by 30 per cent in terms of catch volumes which has prevented sustainable reproduction of fish ... the paper released by the Committee on Sustainable Fisheries says. Quoting a study by a Guangdong aquaculture research agency, it says the maximum sustainable yield for local waters is only 20,500 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/651364/hk-waters-overfished-30pc-report-says
  8. Bosses may be fined for water pollution

    Posted Feb 27th 2008, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... was quoted by Xinhua as saying that 'the fine should be made heftier, especially on those who repeatedly violate the environment rules'. Jiang Wenlai, a water resources analyst ... the first time individuals could face punishment for damaging the environment. The latest measure, carried in a draft amendment to the Water Pollution Prevention and Control Law, is part of efforts ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/627813/bosses-may-be-fined-water-pollution
  9. Shipping group rides crest of wave

    Posted Mar 10th 2008, 12:00am by Wilson Lau

    ... bulk commodities, including iron ore, grains and forestry products, from resource-rich regions such as Australia, New Zealand and the west coast of North America to high commodity consumption ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/629291/shipping-group-rides-crest-wave
  10. Web outcry lands officials in hot water

    Posted Jul 14th 2008, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee Eleven senior land resources officials in Xinyang city, Henan province, have been disciplined for spending public money on luxury villas after their offences were exposed in an article posted in an internet chat room. The arrested officials include Xinyang land resources bureau head Xiong Weiming. It was another example of the mainland's netizens monitoring ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/645223/web-outcry-lands-officials-hot-water

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