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  1. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Hong Kong courtrooms now permit tweeting, texting

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 11:58am by Austin Chiu

    ... of Hong Kong media law expert who approached the judiciary a year ago about the precedent from the UK, says: “It is gratifying to see that the Hong Kong judiciary is finally permitting live ... hopes the government will review the Summary Offences Ordinance and reform the law. Britain, on which much of Hong Kong’s legal system is based, has slowly embraced modern technology in its ...

  2. News - China

    China to invest 2 trillion yuan to expand broadband

    Posted Sep 18th 2013, 08:40pm

    ... website www.gov.cn. Shang said the government aimed to boost the average broadband speed in China’s cities to 20 megabits per second by 2015, which is less than what internet users in Hong Kong ...

  3. Business - Economy

    Hong Kong keeps innovation lead in Asia

    Posted Jul 17th 2013, 11:28am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... Bien Perez in Hong Kong Despite lingering weakness in the economy, Hong Kong has retained its position in the top-10 global rankings of leading markets for innovation. The city also sits ... director of INSEAD’s European Competitiveness Initiative. Hong Kong and Singapore ranked 7th and 8th, respectively this year’s GII ranking. Hong Kong was second in the innovation input sub-index ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - TECHNOLOGY

    Disabled sailor explores sea with remotely operated vehicle

    Posted May 26th 2013, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... not involve a human." Originally from Zimbabwe, Arro has lived in Hong Kong for 23 years and worked in the computer industry. For the past 2½ years he has also competed internationally in para-equestrian dressage competitions around the world. He was initially selected to take part in the London Paralympics as part of Hong Kong's equestrian team, but was later ruled ineligible ...

  5. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches - FASHION

    That's one smart dummy

    Posted May 24th 2013, 12:00am by Kylie Knott

    ... the smallest size to the largest in just eight seconds. Developed by researchers at Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU), the mannequin is set to streamline the apparel and garment industry. ... gathered a lot of information and profiled this data from American, British, Japanese and Hong Kong people to understand how the body changes from small sizes to larger ones." It's ...

  6. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS

    The tragic tale of the telephone's real inventor, Antonio Meucci

    Posted May 19th 2013, 12:00am by Angelo Paratico

    ... Garibaldi (who also visited Hong Kong, Macau, Canton and Xiamen in 1851). Meucci begun testing primitive telephones while working in Florence as a theatre technician. Later, for political reasons, ... strongly believed in the survival of the fittest and, of course, the smartest. Angelo Paratico is a businessman, novelist and foreign correspondent based in Hong Kong ...

  7. Lifestyle - Technology - MUSIC

    Spotify launches in Hong Kong

    Posted May 17th 2013, 12:00am by Charley Lanyon

    ... Charley Lanyon charley.lanyon@scmp.com Spotify sounds out the city It's been a long wait, but Spotify, the Swedish music streaming service, finally landed in Hong Kong last month. The music service which lets subscribers stream music for free already has 24 million users around the world - six million of whom are now paying customers. So how does the service work? Spotify ...

  8. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS

    Gas boom may be mixed blessing for climate change

    Posted May 12th 2013, 12:00am by PATRICK LUI

    ... scientist, is a co-founder of Savantas Policy Institute in Hong Kong and was a long-time staff member at Stanford University. ...

  9. Business - Banking & Finance

    HSBC seeks balance between mobile payments, Hong Kong branch network

    Posted May 10th 2013, 12:00am by KANIS LI

    ... Kong has pushed HSBC to invest in related technology, but the bank said it would not stop expanding its branch network. Diana Cesar, head of retail banking and wealth management at HSBC in Hong ... it would launch its NFC service in the third quarter. Bank of China (Hong Kong) will offer the service this year. HSBC has about 100 branches in Hong Kong. ...

  10. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    Cathay Pacific eyes hi-tech 'self-boarding' gates in Hong Kong

    Posted May 09th 2013, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... non-scheduled flights to meet increased demand. The year-on-year growth in passengers flying to Japan came from both the Hong Kong and Southeast Asian markets, Chu said. Traffic from mainland China ...




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