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State-owned financial institution China Central Depository & Clearing Corporation (CCDC) recently held a conference, where its research and development (R&D) center proposed the concept of substantive green bonds and promote such bonds in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (GBA), as reported by JRJ.com on...

The Climate Policy Initiative (CPI) and Beijing Institute of Finance and Sustainability (IFS) have jointly published a report, commenting on the potentials for climate finance and green finance development in China, as reported by Sina on February 5. The reports stressed the importance to mobilize...

All enterprises must hold certificates to discharge pollution from March 1, according to the new requirements released by the Ministry of Ecology and Environment (MEE), as reported by China National Radio on February 5. A total of 2.36m companies, industrial facilities, and institutions in China...

Chinese short-video platform Kuaishou Technology [1024:HK] will debut at the Hong Kong Stock Exchange on February 5. The expected initial public offering (IPO) will raise as much as USD5bn and make Kuaishou the first major short-video platform to go public. From its prospectus, currently, Kuaishou’s...

China’s Institute of Public & Environmental Affairs (IPE), National Center for Climate Change Strategy, International Cooperation (NCSC), and other agencies have jointly published a report that evaluates the greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reporting situation in the country, as reported by Sina on January 29. According...

Tencent [0700:HK] on February 2 issued a response to TikTok’s lawsuit against it, stating that the allegations were inconsistent with the facts and malicious, as reported by Sina on February 3. Tencent pointed out that TikTok violated users' rights and claimed to sue ByteDance, TikTok’s...

State-owned rolling stock manufacturer CRRC Corporation [1766:HK] has finished its self-developed hybrid locomotive, equipped with a hydrogen fuel cell on January 27, as reported by People.cn on January 28. This is China’s first hybrid locomotive and is a breakthrough in use cases for hydrogen energy...

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