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  1. Linux wins official backing in HK

    Posted Sep 17th 2003, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... A year after the mainland declared support for the Linux computer operating system, the Hong Kong government has launched its own campaign to promote its adoption by business and the public sector. The campaign mirrors government-backed Linux promotions in Australia, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, India and the Philippines. Unlike the proprietary Microsoft Windows ...

  2. Next Windows worm could be devastating, say experts

    Posted Sep 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... A loophole in the Windows operating system could lead to a devastating attack far worse than the Blaster worm which affected millions of computers worldwide last month. A general alert was issued yesterday by the government-funded Hong Kong Computer Emerg ...

  3. Next Windows worm could be devastating

    Posted Sep 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... A loophole in the Windows operating system could lead to a devastating attack far worse than the Blaster worm which affected millions of computers worldwide last month. A general alert was issued on Monday by the government-funded Hong Kong Computer Emerg ...

  4. New 747 interests Cathay Pacific

    Posted Aug 26th 2003, 12:00am by Joseph Lo

    ... No decisions made on replacements for ageing long-haul aircraft after 2006 Cathay Pacific Airways has expressed interest in Boeing's latest next-generation jumbo jet study - an 'Advanced' 747 - as a possible replacement for its ageing fleet ...

  5. Singapore publisher targets HK printers

    Posted Jul 07th 2003, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... from Hong Kong and the mainland, the Singapore-listed printing firm said it would spend another $500 million on new acquisitions. SNP chief executive Yeo Chee Tong said Hong Kong printers were ... was founded as the government printing office of Singapore, was privatised in 1973 and is 55 per cent owned by Singapore Technologies. Since its restructuring in 1999, the year Mr Yeo joined as chief ...

  6. Fare war looms as Jetstar Asia flies cut-price from Singapore

    Posted Dec 15th 2004, 12:00am by Joseph Lo

    ... Joseph Lo Low operating costs, efficient aircraft use and packing in passengers key to cheap flights Singapore's latest entrant in the low-cost airline sector, Jetstar Asia, says it is not concerned about a looming fare war on the Hong Kong-Singapore route, despite increasingly competitive pricing by airlines already flying between the two cities. Jetstar, which is 49 per cent owned ...

  7. Dodo's demise belies starring role

    Posted Nov 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo If you didn't know the dodo became extinct in the 17th century and watched the cartoon movie Ice Age, you would think the entire species bit the dust 20,000 years ago. I notice this because I bought the movie on VCD for my three-year-old son weeks ago. I have had to watch it every day- enduring suicidal boredom- so nit-picking helps keep me sane and alive. ...

  8. love life's not up to much? Sleep on it

    Posted Mar 26th 2005, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo Drug giant Eli Lilly's anti-impotence pill Cialis must be running against some stiff competition that it has to offer what amounts to 'a buy-one, get-one-free' kind of deal. Sales people have been spotted outside Causeway Bay MTR station handing out flyers and packs of tissues- how appropriate!- promoting the drug. Apparently, for the next two weeks, ...

  9. Democracy calls or cooking courses, some decency is in order

    Posted Jan 31st 2009, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo You have heard of 'delay no more', a homonym for a rather rude Cantonese curse. Even a fashion accessories chain has been named after it. Now, there is 'delay cooking', courtesy of gay rights group Nutong Xueshe. Its Web TV service, G Spot- sorry, I mean G Dot- has been running a 'delay' cooking course, but be careful of some of its recipes. ...

  10. Air Hong Kong opens service to Singapore

    Posted Oct 21st 2003, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... Russell Barling Air Hong Kong, the freight airline majority owned by Cathay Pacific Airways, on Sunday will begin offering overnight freighter services to Singapore as trade gathers pace. ... chief executive David Saechiu. Mr Saechiu said demand for cargo capacity had been strong in both directions between Hong Kong and Singapore, warranting the upgrade to the 47-tonne capacity A300F ...




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