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  1. Pooling the resources

    Posted Jan 24th 2011, 12:00am by Kevin Kung

    ... Kevin Kung Kamil Cheng Ka-hin and Kenneth Cheng Ka-long were born to be special- they are identical twins and they both represent Hong Kong in water polo. Their elder brother, Kelvin Cheng Ka-ki, 17, is also a member of the Hong Kong water polo team. The 15-year-old twins recalled the days when they were studying at Hennessy Road Government Primary AM School and how one's ...

  2. Upgraded purification system boosts Sha Tin sewage plant

    Posted Feb 07th 2011, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... in 2007, alongside reducing water consumption, protecting water resources and exploring new ones. Cleaning up The sewage treatment plant uses state-of-the-art technology The total cost, in HK ... Adrian Wan Hong Kong's biggest sewage-treatment plant is capable of recycling about 1,000 cubic metres of water a day, thanks to an upgraded purification system. The 28-hectare Sha ...

  3. Newton Resources lowers price of IPO

    Posted Jun 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com Bearish market sentiment has caused Newton Resources to lower its initial public offering price but has not prevented CT Environmental Group from going ahead with its listing on the mainboard of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Newton Resources has priced its IPO offer price at HK$1.75, 25.5 per cent below its maximum price of HK$2.35 million, ...

  4. Warning of Sino-US conflict over resources based on fallacy

    Posted Nov 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... resources and dominate the world's economy. Similarly, you might have thought that the financial crisis of 2008 was caused by excess US consumer debt, dangerous financial engineering and lax ... Then there's Copenhagen. The authors pick up on reports from the time that blamed the Chinese delegate for watering down the final agreement to the extent that even emissions targets for developed ...

  5. Playing chicken with the world's resources

    Posted Mar 07th 2011, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... in the cost of their consumption on the natural environment. 'Without having to pay to use air, and not having to pay much for water or other inputs, producers used these resources as if they did ... with a serious flaw. The problem is one of scale and resources. At the moment the average American eats 30 chickens a year ('chickens' here include chickens, turkeys, ducks, geese and any other ...

  6. Hu gives top priority to boosting water projects

    Posted Jul 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... like those that have taken a hefty toll on the country so far this year. President Hu Jintao said at a conference on water resources that the nation would prioritise water projects, ... was the highest-level meeting yet held on water resources. In January, the party's Central Committee and the State Council jointly pledged to adopt a stringent management system for water resources ...

  7. Business caught in grip of mainland water crisis

    Posted Nov 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of non-profit group China Water Risk, said. 'Water resources are falling on a yearly basis and increasing scarcity will affect business bottom lines, stifle growth, and threaten social ... with industry water first.' The Ministry of Water Resources has said 4 trillion yuan (HK$4.9 trillion) will be spent on water infrastructure over the next decade. But while the government had ...

  8. Water projects the priority after bad year for droughts, floods

    Posted Jan 10th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... from the China Institute of Water Resources and Hydropower Research. Droughts and floods last year were the worst since 1998. Poor village irrigation is considered a major contributor ... vehicles, reading materials on water resources, training and so on.' Qiu agreed that since it's hard to assign responsibility to the government for damage caused by floods and droughts, ...

  9. Pollution of water sources to be tackled

    Posted Aug 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... bickering and other factors. Qiu Weiduo, a retired senior engineer from the China Institute of Water Resources and Hydropower Research, said the ambitious goals set in the blueprint would be hard to achieve. 'The government is good at setting attractive targets but often falls short of rolling out feasible measures,' Qiu said. 'It happens not only with water resources management ...

  10. Beijing's water plan doesn't go far enough, critics say

    Posted Feb 21st 2011, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... the traditional engineering approach to a more holistic and resources-oriented one in managing its water resources. ADB supports the Chinese government's emphasis on water conservation reform ... of urban wastewater. This year it will also work with the ministry on a policy study of urban stormwater management and disaster prevention. The studies support water resource management, flood ...




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