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  1. Mooncake packaging upsets green groups

    Posted Sep 09th 2003, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... Campaigners say recycling tins is only part of the solution Recycling mooncake tins is a good start, say environmentalists, but what about the packaging inside - up to 21 pieces of paper and plastic? Friends of the Earth bought tins of mooncakes from eigh ...

  2. Attempt to identify ill dolphin

    Posted Aug 13th 2003, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... Library photographs of protected species are being examined in an attempt to identify the Chinese white dolphin that was rescued last week after beaching in Sai Kung. Scientists from the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department have been compari ...

  3. Green drive falls short, admits NPC chairman

    Posted Mar 10th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... admitted. 'To a great extent, this showed that the pattern of China's economic development has not been transformed fundamentally,' National People's Congress chairman Wu Bangguo ... Pan Yue, said last week the push for a 'green GDP', which would factor in the economic effects of environmental damage, had stopped. Mr Wu said China had also failed to achieve ...

  4. Australia, China in talks on uranium

    Posted Jun 06th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter The Australian government is negotiating to begin its first uranium exports to China, Australian media reported over the weekend. Minister for Foreign Affairs Alexander Downer told The Australian newspaper the issue had been discussed during the visit to Australia last month of Wu Bangguo, chairman of the China National People's Congress. 'We have ...

  5. Watchdog fast-tracks projects

    Posted Mar 12th 2009, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... chairman Wu Bangguo warned on Monday that cutting energy consumption by 20 per cent and reducing key water and air pollutants by 10 per cent by next year would be arduous, Mr Zhang said he ... while putting on hold 14 others totalling 104 billion yuan, according to Vice-Minister Wu Xiaoqing. He said the ministry had sped up mandatory environmental impact assessment for large projects ...

  6. University town received approval of State Council

    Posted Nov 26th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... their loans. Mega Centre officials said the educational project had received the endorsement of senior leaders Wu Bangguo and Li Changchun, who made separate visits last week. ...

  7. Wen arrives in Perth at start of power visit

    Posted Apr 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... Chairman Wu Bangguo in May last year, which opened the way for discussions on uranium trade for nuclear power. Mr Carpenter said he had invited Mr Wen to Perth to discuss economic co-operation, ... Elaine Wu in Perth Premier Wen Jiabao arrived in Perth last night on the first stop of a four-day visit to Australia that is likely to include the signing of the first uranium trade ...

  8. Cultural heritage inventory to be compiled Helen Wu

    Posted Dec 20th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A working group comprising experts, academics and community representatives will be formed to help compile an inventory of Hong Kong's intangible cultural heritage. Secretary for Home Affairs Tsang Tak-sing said during a Legislative Council's mo ...

  9. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Green activists spend 100,000 yuan on NY Times ad aimed at Xi's environmental policy

    Posted Dec 07th 2012, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... environmentalist Wu Lihong, from Wuxi, Jiangsu, and another peasant activist, Chen Faqing, from Zhejiang, jointly paid more than 100,000 yuan (HK$123,000) to place the advertisement. "If we, two ... to help reduce pollution?" Wu asked. Wu, once a national hero for blowing the whistle on polluters who defiled Lake Tai in Jiangsu province, was jailed for three years on extortion charges ...

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    Capital ordered to clear the air for NPC and CPPCC meetings

    Posted Feb 08th 2013, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... an environmental source says. Deputy Environmental Protection Minister Wu Xiaoqing told staff at Beijing's two air quality monitoring stations recently to tackle the problem, which he blamed ... efforts to release accurate and real-time air quality ratings, as well as prompt actions … and with advanced technology and rich talent, Beijing is expected to do even better," Wu said. ...




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