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Peat bog destruction highlights major flaw in Kyoto Protocol

The destruction of peat bogs in Indonesia, partly to grow supposedly 'green' biofuels, releases more carbon dioxide every year than India or Russia and three times as much as Germany.

Monday, 27 August, 2007, 12:00am

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1 Sep 2001 - 12:00am

Theme works on standstill deal

Fashion retailer Theme International Holdings has yet to finalise a standstill agreement with bank creditors on its latest outstanding debts of $216 million. However, the company has applied to resume trading today after a three-month suspension. Financial adviser KPMG Peat Marwick said Theme used its $1 billion banking facilities on January 10.

22 Apr 1998 - 12:00am

Kuk's Lau declares shareholdings in 70 firms

DUBBED the second richest man in the legislature, Lau Wong-fat has shares in a wide range of businesses - from cinemas and kindergartens to property.

Mr Lau, the Legislative Council representative of the New Territories body Heung Yee Kuk, said in his declaration that he had shareholdings in 70 companies - an increase of 34.6 per cent compared with last year's tally of 52.

24 Sep 1993 - 12:00am