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Energy, emission and cost savings possible with the addition of fuel consumption into DOF vehicle excise tax
Posted : July 10, 2019
img { float: left; border: 1px dotted black; margin: 0px 20px 20px 20px; } June 30, 2018 A new Clean Air Asia study on the Philippine Department of Finance’s vehicle and fuel excise tax reform covering the fuel economy of newly registered light duty vehicles has found that the price-based progressive excise tax will improve… . . Read More
Clean Air Asia is bringing air quality training to communities
Posted : February 6, 2019
Clean Air Asia is working to raise awareness about air pollution and improve understandings of air quality and climate among communities in Metro Manila. With a specific focus on representatives of the private and public transport sector, the “Hangarin Para sa Hangin (HPSH): Malinis at Ligtas, Para Sa’yo at sa Ating Lahat” (Aspiring to Clean,… . . Read More
DOE presents final guidelines for Philippines’ fuel economy labeling program
Posted : January 14, 2019
December 20, 2018 Representatives from the government, vehicle importers, manufacturers, distributors and dealers, and development partners came together in December to discuss the final draft of the Particular Product Requirements (PPR) for passenger cars and commercial vehicles in the Philippines. At the December 13 meeting and PPR presentation for the Vehicle Fuel and Economy Labeling… . . Read More
2018 brought home the importance of our work
Posted : December 16, 2018
As the end of 2018 approaches, there is much to be thankful for, and much we acknowledge that still must be done if we are to curtail emissions, improve air quality, and dramatically slow the pace of what has the potential to become runaway global climate change. Indeed, perhaps no year in our 17-year history… . . Read More
BAQ2018 Conference statement
Posted : December 3, 2018
Today marks the conclusion of our 10th Better Air Quality Conference. The theme of this year’s gathering, “Regional Action, Global Impact”, highlights innovation and progressive air quality solutions that will help shape more sustainable future development in Asia and beyond. With the increasingly grim climate change scenarios we now face, it is critical that we… . . Read More
The Beijing Municipal Environmental Protection Bureau and its staff win the 2018 Kong Ha Award
Posted : November 16, 2018
In recognition of the efforts and impact of two decades of progressive air pollution control measures in China’s capital, the Beijing Municipal Environmental Protection Bureau and its staff are the recipients of the 2018 Kong Ha Award for Excellence in Air Quality Management. The Kong Ha Award for Excellence in Air Quality Management was launched… . . Read More
Report Reveals China’s Key to Cleaner Air and Economic Growth
Posted : November 15, 2018
Clean Air Asia’s “Breakthroughs – China’s Path to Clean Air 2013-2017” report found that China’s air pollution control policies had achieved large-scale air quality improvements in more than 300 Chinese cities in the past five years while its economy continued to steadily grow. The report – released at the 10th Better Air Quality Conference in… . . Read More
The need for commitment and unity emphasized at the launch of the 10th BAQ Conference in Kuching
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Clean Air Asia’s 10th Better Air Quality Conference – Asia’s largest air quality event – kicked off in Kuching, Malaysia, on Wednesday, November 14, with a timely reminder of the need for countries throughout the region to work together to address the critical issue of air pollution. The BAQ conference, running from November 14-16 and… . . Read More
Harmonization of vehicle emission standards vital for ASEAN countries
Posted : November 14, 2018
November 14, 2018 The harmonization of vehicle emission standards is a vital step forward in addressing air pollution in the ASEAN region. Speaking at a press conference during the “Second APEC Workshop on Policy Dialogue on Fuel Economy Platform” at the 10th Better Air Quality Conference in Kuching, Malaysia, on November 13, Malaysian Automotive Institute… . . Read More
Air quality monitoring goes upwardly mobile in Marikina City
Posted : October 31, 2018
An electric vehicle fitted with mobile air sensing equipment will become a familiar sight on the streets of Marikina City in Metro Manila in the coming month following an official handover ceremony on October 26 that will enable more comprehensive citywide air quality monitoring. Clean Air Asia’s Integrated Programme for Better Air Quality in Asia… . . Read More
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