Latest News for: Offshore policies


Hainan reaches nearly 100 billion yuan in duty-free sales

China Daily 20 Apr 2021
Introduced in Hainan on April 20, 2011 to boost development of Hainan Island as an international tourist destination, the offshore duty-free policy has been continuously adjusted and upgraded regarding per capital duty-free shopping quotas, number of shopping items and times, and ...

Offshore duty-free sales in Hainan top $15B over 10 yrs 20 Apr 2021
dollars) in offshore duty-free sales over the ... The department said that Hainan's offshore duty-free policy has continued to improve over the years, with eased restrictions and more convenience for customers.

Offshore duty-free sales in China's Hainan top 15 bln USD over 10 yrs

People Daily 20 Apr 2021
dollars) in offshore duty-free sales over ... The department said that Hainan's offshore duty-free policy has continued to improve over the years, with eased restrictions and more convenience for customers.

The Irish Times view on Ireland’s emissions cuts

The Irish Times 18 Apr 2021
The outlier was Moneypoint, although the ESB has announced an ambitious plan to convert the coal-burning power plant into a renewables hub, tied into scaling up offshore wind energy and going into hydrogen production ... The policies to facilitate rapid decarbonisation are within ...

By demonising asylum seekers, Denmark reflects a panic in social democracy

The Observer 18 Apr 2021
Loss of power, and the DF’s success, led the SDP, under new leader, Mette Frederiksen, to change political direction, not just returning to more traditional social democratic economic policies but also backing hardline anti-immigration regulation ... In power, SDP policies include “zero asylum seekers” and offshore migrant camps.

Hundreds of families will be reunited as Govt widens border exemptions

NewstalkZB 18 Apr 2021
He is also hinted that there will be more announcements to come – "we will be looking at further adjustments in the weeks and months ahead, including work on immigration policy reforms". The new border exceptions will allow offshore visa applications for the families of health ...

‘I still have nightmares’: Surviving Australia’s Kangaroo Point

Al Jazeera 18 Apr 2021
It was the last thing from an offshore processing centre – it’s a complete crime scene,” Moaz says ... eventually be sent offshore” ... “People seeking asylum have already experienced delays in accessing important healthcare because of the Commonwealth’s offshore detention policy.”.

Connecticut puts a $235.5 price tag on upgrade of state pier

The Lufkin News 17 Apr 2021
(AP) — Connecticut officials estimate it will cost a total of $235.5 million to transform the New London State Pier facility into a hub for the offshore wind industry. Office of Policy and Management Deputy Secretary Konstantinos Diamantis ...

Energy exploration

Dawn 17 Apr 2021
The E&P companies need to be encouraged by ensuring a helpful business environment and security, as well as through tax, price and policy incentives for enabling them to undertake high-risk onshore and offshore exploration activities and to exploit unconventional hydrocarbon resources.

SCIO briefing on the progress of Hainan Free Trade Port policies 17 Apr 2021
We have improved the offshore duty-free shopping policy, approved the establishment of six more duty-free shops, and provided “mail delivery” and “deposit offshore, pick up backshore” services ... taking advantage of the offshore duty-free shopping policy in accordance with the law.

New Jersey opens tender for offshore wind transmission projects

Renewables Now 16 Apr 2021
... 7.5 GW of offshore wind turbines by 2035 ... It is based on the agency’s request for PJM to incorporate the state’s offshore wind policy into its regional transmission planning process ... New Jersey aims to hold a series of offshore wind tenders to back its 2035 target.

Hainan to embrace brighter future thanks to favorable policies

People Daily 15 Apr 2021
Offshore duty-free sales in the island province are expected to exceed 60 billion yuan in 2021, as fine-tuned favorable policies continue to draw in more customers.

Japan's Path to Growth and Stability in the Pacific

Wall Street Journal 15 Apr 2021
I see particular potential in green policies and digital transformation ... Late last year my government unveiled a Green Growth Strategy featuring ambitious goals for offshore wind, hydrogen and other technologies. We will mobilize a range of policies to ...

Montana conservationist to be tapped to head U.S. Bureau of Land Management

Mesabi Daily News 15 Apr 2021
Biden paused new leases shortly after taking office, while ordering a review of federal leasing policy ... Beaudreau was chief of staff to Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and led the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, which oversees federal offshore wind policy, during former President Barack Obama’s administration.

News Bites

Shenzhen Daily 14 Apr 2021
Offshore duty-free sales in Hainan likely to double. OFFSHORE duty-free sales in China’s southern island province of Hainan are expected to double in 2021 for the second year in a row, as fine-tuned favorable policies continue to draw more consumers, an official said Monday.