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Is the day of reckoning coming for China’s corporate bond market?

Your ads will be inserted here byEasy Plugin for AdSense.Please go to the plugin admin page toPaste your ad code OR Suppress this ad slot. Is the day of reckoning coming for China’s corporate bond market? A flurry of defaults is raising expectations that there could be many more to …

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French asset manager Amundi to create high-yield green bond market through US$1.42 billion fund

Your ads will be inserted here byEasy Plugin for AdSense.Please go to the plugin admin page toPaste your ad code OR Suppress this ad slot. French asset manager Amundi to create high-yield green bond market through US$1.42 billion fund Fund expects to increase allocation in green bonds by up to …

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Hong Kong’s dim sum bond market to pivot towards eco-friendly fundraising

Hong Kong’s dim sum bond market to pivot towards eco-friendly fundraising   The Hong Kong government is seeking to revive investor interest in offshore yuan bonds issued in the city by emphasising their role in helping to finance ventures related to the green economy and environmental sustainability. The pivot comes …

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Fines of up to $15,000 handed down in asbestos prosecutions

Fines of up to $15,000 handed down in asbestos prosecutions   The Environmental Protection Department has successfully prosecuted 13 cases relating to the unlawful handling of asbestos in the past two months. The prosecutions, made under the Air Pollution Control Ordinance, resulted in fines of between $3,000 and $15,000. Asbestos …

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Demolition crew dumped asbestos, villagers say

Demolition crew dumped asbestos, villagers say   Residents of a Fanling village have accused developers of ignoring safety standards in demolishing houses and of leaving cancer-threatening asbestos lying around. About 90 houses have been demolished in Ma Shi Po village by companies clearing the land for development, and villagers say …

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Sai Kung residents complain about careless removal of asbestos ledges

Sai Kung residents complain about careless removal of asbestos ledges   Sai Kung residents are worried about the unlawful removal of asbestos from a four-storey building in the main square in Man Nin Street. Last Monday, builders began removing concrete ledges containing asbestos from the building. The ledges, measuring about …

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Make asbestos list public, say lawmakers

Make asbestos list public, say lawmakers Legislators are urging the government to name buildings known to contain asbestos, after a report revealed that the cancer-causing dust may have been released following the improper demolition of a Mid-Levels block in Borrett Road. ‘The list should be made public, so those who …

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Hong Kong contractor charged over illegal asbestos removal work

Hong Kong contractor charged over illegal asbestos removal work Contractor accused of unauthorised demolition work at old government blocks and releasing dust-like cancer-causing particles into the air Seven summonses have been issued to contractor Hung Key Cheong Yip, accusing it of demolishing buildings without taking proper precautions to stop cancer-causing …

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Asbestos inspection sparks health concerns among building residents

Asbestos inspection sparks health concerns among building residents Residents of a government-owned block of flats are concerned for their health after a building contractor handed out flyers saying it was inspecting it for asbestos, a cancer-causing substance. People who have been living at 111 Mount Butler Road, Jardine’s Lookout, for …

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