The government should take the lead in introducing carbon audits for its properties while power companies should provide more useful energy consumption data in their bills, a high-powered advisory...
Paying extra for more environmentally friendly energy is the case almost anywhere in the world.
A tax concession for environmentally friendly cars may be increased to lessen the impact of the proposed steep rise in the first registration tax for vehicles.
CLP Power's carbon dioxide emissions rose 8.5 per cent last year, hitting a 15-year high as it generated power for the city using more coal and less natural gas.
Legislators outperform government in cutting electricity consumption
About 100 drivers of trucks, minibuses and taxis staged a slow-drive protest in Tsing Yi yesterday, calling on the government to halve the duty on diesel.
Caltex reduced the price of its ultra-low-sulphur diesel by 10 cents a litre to $5.84 at midnight last night. The move followed an identical price cut a day earlier by Shell to $5.84 a litre....
A decision will be made this month on whether a duty concession on ultra-low-sulphur diesel will continue for another year, the Acting Secretary for Treasury said yesterday.
Drivers plan to stage a protest during rush hour in Central next week to press for a cut in diesel tax.
TAX concessions have been proposed to encourage drivers to switch to cleaner ultra-low-sulphur diesel. From January 1, the fuel duty would be $2 a litre compared with $2.89 on normal diesel. The...