China passes new pollution law, sets sights on coal consumption cap BEIJING, Aug 29- Legislators have approved amendments to China's 15- year-old air pollution law that grant the state new powers to punish offenders and create a legal framework to cap coal consumption, the Asian giant's biggest source of smog. The draft amendments were passed by 154 votes to 4, with five abstentions, Zhong Xuequan, spokesman for the National...
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Jordan says SNB aims to weaken overvalued franc over time JACKSON HOLE, Wyo., Aug 28- The Swiss National Bank hopes its policies of negative interest rates and a willingness to intervene in the currency market will weaken the overvalued Swiss franc over time, its chairman wrote in a conference paper published on Friday. Switzerland's export-reliant economy has been hampered by a surge in the franc after the SNB removed...
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