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  1. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Chengdu mainland's most liveable city, says Asia Development Bank

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 04:06am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Guangzhou's water environment, water resources, air quality, solid waste and environmental management indicies were low. But the bank said there had been a consistent improvement between 2007 and 2011. In the capital, water resource and air quality indicators remained poor because Beijing had low per capita water resources, high concentrations of nitrogen oxide and limited ability ...

  2. Industrial parks count flood costs

    Posted Jun 27th 2005, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Flooding and landslides damaged 8,466 buildings and 345km of roads in the city. The irony is that Heyuan's advantage is its abundant water resources, part of which supplies Hong Kong. ... Taiwanese and mainland firms, he added. Other industrial parks in Heyuan were also affected by the rains, but the waters have since receded. 'Shaoguan was badly hit. This is probably the worst ...

  3. Heyuan promises cheap water and power

    Posted Feb 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... alone has a capacity of 13.9 billion cubic metres of water. 'We have the most abundant water resources in southern China. We can supply 10 tonnes of water to every one of China's 1.3 ... alternative to the Pearl River Delta, promising migrating factories relief from the water, power and land shortages plaguing the south. Heyuan, 200km northeast of Shenzhen, also sports a pristine ...

  4. Business - Companies

    ADB, 2 private-sector firms start US$400m climate-linked investment fund

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 10:15am by Toh Han Shih

    ... a Dutch company with more than US$290 billion in assets under management. The joint venture would be dedicated to investing in renewable energy, clean technology, natural resource efficiency, water, agriculture, forestry and other climate-friendly firms and transactions designed to generate market-driven, risk-adjusted returns and have a positive environmental and social impact, ...

  5. Business - China Business - AGRICULTURE

    China's demand for meat to change the face of global trade in feed grains

    Posted May 20th 2014, 10:10am by Toh Han Shih

    ... in China's meat imports was forecast by the Australian government's agricultural research arm, the Australian Bureau of Agriculture and Resources Economics and Sciences. "The shift from ... pork producer, Shuanghui International (now known as WH Group), acquired US pig producer Smithfield Foods for US$4.7 billion. China's massive livestock production had depleted its water ...

  6. Asia short of infrastructure funding

    Posted May 01st 2009, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... still has 750 million people without access to drinking water. Asia still has 1.9 billion people without access to improved sanitation.' Developing countries face a fund shortfall of US$270 billion to US$700 billion this year as private creditors shun emerging markets, and only 25 per cent of the most vulnerable countries have resources to prevent a rise in poverty, the World Bank ...

  7. Knuckleman shows how HK can box clever no matter the odds

    Posted Apr 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... and faced with half a million demonstrators demanding democratic change, they say, he would not have hesitated to declare it illegal, send in the water cannons, and perhaps pack off a few ... off from Malaysia's vast supplies of cheap energy and resources. With grit, guts and realpolitik, Mr Lee then engineered Singapore's astonishing rise to prosperity with minimal ...

  8. Yangtze ports hold key to future growth

    Posted Aug 24th 2009, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih Yangkou Port, off the coast of Jiangsu province in eastern China, was until recently no more than a shallow shelf beneath the swirling waters of the Yellow Sea. The port ... it is sucking in resources from all around the world, and as Beijing begins to focus on domestic consumption to offset a crippling export slump, river ports will feature more prominently ...



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